Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-23-2014, 08:25 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
kencarleen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 7
Tripod stabilizer

We just went from a 220 surveyor to the 272 Wildcat Maxx! We totally love it and the extra space makes it feel more like home. We have seen people using the tripod stabilizers and we're wondering if we should invest in one. We are wondering if it would cut down on the movement in the bedroom area....thanks in advance for your comments!!!



Sent from my iPad using Forest River Forums
__________________

__________________
kencarleen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2014, 08:37 PM   #2
Campfire Master
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: South East Michigan
Posts: 437
It will cut down on the movement, but not as well as something like the JT Strongarm stabilizer system. My tripod is in my shed and hasn't been used since I installed the JT's. If you were nearby I'd give ya mine.

John
__________________

__________________
AVid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2014, 11:28 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
jonrjen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: TEXAS
Posts: 766
It will help quite a bit. If you also use a pair of X-Chocks in combination it works wonders for taking the wiggle out of the wagon so to say.

Congratulations on the new RV and welcome to the Wildcat side of the forum.
__________________
2013 Ford F350 FX4 4x4 PSD
2013 Wildcat 353LS

2015 Day/Nights Camped 5
2014 Day/Nights Camped 29
jonrjen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2014, 08:04 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
cpaulsen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Brookings
Posts: 502
Use one on my 5ver all the time....no problems.
__________________
cpaulsen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2014, 11:34 AM   #5
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Aspen
Posts: 31
The tripod well help a bit if you already have one, but the JT's Strong Arms are the bees knees. Great investment. If you are going to spend money I'd put it towards the Strong Arms. Besides, the Strong Arms are permanently attached to the rig, so nothing else extra to carry along and store. My $.02
__________________
SNOMORE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-24-2014, 11:51 PM   #6
Plug It Right
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Fulltime RV'er
Posts: 79
We have been using our permanlently installed stabilizers for 8 years and have been completely satisfied. We are fulltimers and move often so as snomore said nothing to put up, take down and find a place to store. hugs, Di
__________________
2014 Ram Dually Pickup, Tailgate Easylift, Do More Slide Step & AMP side steps
1996/2010 Triple Slide Carriage, Mor/Ryde Suspension, Kodiak Disc Brakes, Big Foot Automatic Leveling System, TST Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Plug It Right Stabilizers.http://www.plugitright.com/5thwheelREDO.html
Dutch & Di is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-2014, 12:08 AM   #7
Senior Member
 
onetonford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 629
X2 on the JT's
__________________

2001 Ford F-350 DRW 7.3
2011 25 RL Wildcat
former fiver 1976 Fourwinds had for 35 years
onetonford is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-2014, 12:45 AM   #8
Senior Member
 
QCCowboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Illinois
Posts: 880
X3 on JT's and add the X-chocks to cut down any front to back movement.
__________________

__________________
Jack of all trades - Master of none
2012 F350 CC DRW - 6.7L PSD
2014 Sabre 36QBOK
QCCowboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:34 PM.