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Old 10-03-2019, 01:54 PM   #1
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Cap needed for Tongue Jack

I purchased a used 2011 8314BSS this summer. I am trying to clean up some minor annoyances with it. One of those is the tongue jack doesn't have a cap on it. I can't find any indication on it as to whether it's a Fulton or some other brand. I measured the inside and outside dimensions but nothing I find on the Internet seems to be an exact match.
My first question is, is there any indication on these jack as to who manufactured them and part #? If not, does Forest River use a primary manufacturer that I could focus on? How big a deal is it to not have a cap on it?
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Old 10-03-2019, 02:20 PM   #2
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You can make one out of a large plastic pill bottle or from any Waite mouth plastic bottle. I used a small garbage can on my electric one, and some clothes hanger to hold it in place in the wind. It was cheap and worked great.
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Old 10-03-2019, 02:44 PM   #3
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I wouldn't worry about a cap for it because you'll probably end up replace it with a power tongue jack. Especially if you have a WDH.
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Old 10-03-2019, 03:45 PM   #5
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PVC end cap from Home Depot to fit. Paint it black to match and a small screw to hold it to the tube.

But I don't remember when the last time I saw a travel trailer with a crank jack on it was. 8314BSS is a rather large trailer *not* to have one IMO.
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