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Old 05-16-2018, 09:54 AM   #91
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Has anyone added scissor type stabilizers to their trailer and does it help with suppressing trailer movement when parked ?
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Old 05-16-2018, 10:17 AM   #92
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Has anyone added scissor type stabilizers to their trailer and does it help with suppressing trailer movement when parked ?

Yes and Yes.
The 'stabilizers' that come with the Hemispheres are not that good at 'stabilizing'. I added a pair of scissor jacks permanently bolted just in front of the back bumper. I added a pair of scissor jacks just behind the front stabilizers. The four scissor jacks will 'lift' the units a little in order to take away the movement from the unit 'resting' on the tire leaf springs. The front scissor jacks are 'mounted' by using a 'Sav-a Jack brackets, where I can pull the front scissor jacks off when traveling.

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Old 05-16-2018, 11:22 AM   #93
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Yes and Yes.
The 'stabilizers' that come with the Hemispheres are not that good at 'stabilizing'. I added a pair of scissor jacks permanently bolted just in front of the back bumper. I added a pair of scissor jacks just behind the front stabilizers. The four scissor jacks will 'lift' the units a little in order to take away the movement from the unit 'resting' on the tire leaf springs. The front scissor jacks are 'mounted' by using a 'Sav-a Jack brackets, where I can pull the front scissor jacks off when traveling.

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That's great to know !!! And you are right -- the factory stabilizers don't seem to do much at all. I know they aren't meant to eliminate the shaking altogether but I really need to find something a whole lot better.
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