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Old 01-20-2011, 04:28 PM   #1
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Power Stabilizers?

Hey you guys with power stabilizers how do you like them, are they reliable, are they fast enough? I think its one more thing to go wrong, tell what you think.

I like my 18 volt drill w/attachment just fine but I have never had power stabilizers.

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Old 01-20-2011, 04:44 PM   #2
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I love -em', Had drill ones before.....nothing like just pressing a button! Havent had any problems, campers new though ! we'll see ! We have the 2011 Windjammer 3065 ( we got ours in Aug,2010)..........your going to love this camper and the auto-jacks are the nuts !!
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Old 01-20-2011, 08:11 PM   #3
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i have not used mine but once because i just got it last month and its winter here in michigan, but what i see with the ones on the back of the camper is they both come down the same, so if your on a un-even surface you will have to adjust with different thickness boards, in my parking spot its not a problem but some day it might
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Old 01-20-2011, 08:27 PM   #4
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Have them, love them.

The power out option is a battery drill and socket. Motor drive on one end and manual drive connection on the other.

FYI the legs go up and down independently so using them on uneven ground is no problem.
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Old 02-15-2011, 07:40 PM   #5
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Really like them but... The thing is is that they do not level the trailer, only stabilize. Not a big deal and probably makes trailer more stable because you have to level on the axle. It is annoying if you can't get it just right or are cheap like me and try to use boards for levelling.
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They come down together, but on uneven ground after the first one hits solid surface it will 'wait' until the other hits solid ground. Then they both go up together evenly. That's what mine do anyway.
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They come down together, but on uneven ground after the first one hits solid surface it will 'wait' until the other hits solid ground. Then they both go up together evenly. That's what mine do anyway.
Yep ... that's the way they operate - haven't bothered to look to see exactly how that is accomplished, but suffice to say , it works. They are not the fastest operating devices in the world !. The only problem we have had is with the power panel circuit breaker popping if the stablizers are retracted too far (heavy current draw at the stop) . Simple solution - install (or have dealer install under warranty) an auto-reset circuit breaker in the panel.

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I really like my electric stabilizers. This is the first trailer that I've owned that has them.
If they should ever quit working I'll pull out my cordless drill and do like I use to do. Until then, I jes pushes da button!
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They will not support the camper at all. Just stabilize it from bouncing when you walk around. You can not use them for leveling as they "self level" as they deploy. They also max out at 3000 pounds split by the two supports. That means that after you deploy the stabilizers you can not run out the landing gear (like to re-level the rig fore and aft) any more as weight will transfer from the wheels to the stabilizers. It is extremely easy to crush the stabilizer leg(s) when you do. It will happen without warning and its about a 500 dollar repair. Also the whipping the rig takes is really bad for seams and seals.

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