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Old 02-09-2010, 03:26 PM   #1
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Electric stabilizer jacks

I have had a dealer say that Rockwood is no longer putting on electric stabilizer jacks. Has anyone else found this. Has anyone had trouble with these on their units? Plus what are your opinions, are they worth it or not.

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Old 02-09-2010, 05:27 PM   #2
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Hmmmm..... our brand new 2010 Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite 8315BSS has powered stabilizer jacks all around.


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Old 02-10-2010, 12:13 PM   #3
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I haven't heard that, but if you decide to buy them, you can still get them from several online retailers... I had to check and see if they were still available online even.

i have semi-auto's here...

Manual stabilizer jacks and a speed bit to fit the electric drill.
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Old 02-11-2010, 01:29 PM   #4
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Electric stabilizers

We just bought 2010 8317RKSS with the electric jacks. They are slow and I am betting not lightweight. I also will be adding a third set of jacks towards the front of the axles to stop the shimmy and bouncing.
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Old 02-13-2010, 02:02 PM   #5
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My 2010 has them. No preference over the electric vs. manual with a drill.
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Old 03-15-2010, 09:15 AM   #6
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stablizer jacks

Just received my 2010 rockwood 2604 trailer from the factory and it had the stablizer jacks installed, all four of them (front and back)...they work great, much better than cranking....
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:33 AM   #7
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I have the up-to-date hand crank type, but I use a cordless drill with 3 speeds. Just as good as factory installed electric jacks.
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Old 04-04-2010, 01:48 AM   #8
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Do the electric jacks auto level your trailer? otherwise i don't see a point in having them.

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Old 04-04-2010, 06:01 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by Jimmy-D View Post
Do the electric jacks auto level your trailer? otherwise i don't see a point in having them.
No, they are stabilizer jacks just like the hand crank ones only with electric motors. You could possibly twist your frame or damage the jacks if you try to level the tt with them. They do come in handy for people like me who have bad backs. I'm lucky, only one surgery so far and I'm trying to keep it that way.
I don't have them on my tt but I do use a cordless drill. My brother laughed the first time he saw me use it. I loaned it to him once, next birthday I had to get him a cordless drill and socket bit.

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Old 04-08-2010, 06:27 PM   #10
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Rockwood is still using them on the signature series, they are optional, just need to decide is you want to have them installed. if your in need of a good dealer recommendation for rockwood try link removed by Admin.

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