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Old 05-31-2015, 08:45 PM   #11
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We have a Rockwood 3008 with the Electric stabilizer jacks. when set up with the jacks extended we are getting a lot of bounce in the trailer when walking around. is there any way to stabilize the trailer because the electric stabilizer jacks don't really do that good of a job.
Your (3008 Sheet metal Frame) is Very Springy! To stop the Bounce you must Support from the Ground to Frame,the More the Merrier! It is like trying to Support a (Diving Board)! Youroo!!
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Old 06-01-2015, 07:21 AM   #12
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Any one using the BAL stabilizer Bars?
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Old 06-01-2015, 07:44 AM   #13
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Any one using the BAL stabilizer Bars?
I am on my fw. Bought them off ebay for $55. The best $55 buck I ever spent. I put a pair on the front landing gear to stop the side to side motion. I use the x chock for the tire to stop the front to back.
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Old 06-01-2015, 07:55 AM   #14
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I have manual stabilizer jacks on my 3008W. At most state park CGs where we camp, we are NOT on an asphalt pad. I've found it is necessary to go back out and re-tighten the stabilizers after the first night of a stay, because the 6"x6" wooden blocks I set them on always sink in a bit. We also use X-chocks if staying more than a couple of nights. This is our fourth season in the 3008W. Bottom line, youroo's comment above is spot on. If it feels too much like walking in the carnival funhouse for your personal tolerance, then you should add more jacks. The 3008W is a very springy unit (seems somewhat unavoidable with the torsion axles). It bothered us at first, but we are used to it.
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Old 06-01-2015, 11:18 AM   #15
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Ok I just bought the extra X-Chock and 4 screw jacks to put under the frame.
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Old 06-01-2015, 11:52 AM   #16
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Ok I just bought the extra X-Chock and 4 screw jacks to put under the frame.

I'm sure that will help as well, I also use the screw jacks, I even place one under my stairs.


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Old 06-01-2015, 02:15 PM   #17
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A couple of bottle jacks plaed close to wheels on each side to frame will help a lot
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Old 06-01-2015, 03:53 PM   #18
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Supporting your steps is important. We use the self-storage step supports. Even with them, the weld failed on the bracket holding our steps on. We had it re-welded (and the weld is MUCH better than the original) so we're good to go. Just think of the stress this weld takes every time you go up and down your steps. We also have the JT Strongarm supports. Before that we used bottle Jacks on the frame. Now my hubby can get up in the morning and go outside without me waking up from all the shaking.
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The screw jacks really made a difference.
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Old 06-01-2015, 10:02 PM   #20
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Good deal! Now mount a jack under your Step,and Stop the (Leverage Sway)! Youroo!!
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