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Old 06-14-2016, 08:41 PM   #11
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Mine (6 of them) are rated at 7,000 pounds each. As was pointed out to me recently they are scissor jacks, not stabilizers. Never used them to support the entire weight of the trailer but set them pretty tight after leveling the trailer. The make the trailer rock solid when down.
Yes, but when you call them jacks it implies that you can use them to lift the load. The stabilizers used on travel trailers as far as I know, really are not suited for lifting so much as stabilizing. Trailers are not easily jacked up properly so I think the manufacturers don't want to call them jacks because people might use them for lifting the trailer. However to support a load that's already been jacked up I think they are fine.
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Old 06-14-2016, 09:03 PM   #12
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Hee Hee. I wonder if I'll ever see wheels off the ground in the campground
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Old 06-14-2016, 09:28 PM   #13
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Hee Hee. I wonder if I'll ever see wheels off the ground in the campground
Memorial Day weekend I saw a crew back into a perfect lake view site. I did the time honored thing of watching them setup. Within minutes I heard the clatter of an impact driver. I stopped watching and went about my chores. I hate that impact noise but can live with it.

I had to go back out of the TT as that impact had been used more on and than off for over 15 minutes. Now I am going to watch.

Seems they used the front stabilizers to raise the TT off the ball and were trying to make the rears match the height.

I think they called it a loss on that site and backed the TV right under the tongue, raised all of the stabilizers and pulled out.

I ended my chores right then and there, found my cooler and began to smile.

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Old 06-14-2016, 10:48 PM   #14
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Memorial Day weekend I saw a crew back into a perfect lake view site. I did the time honored thing of watching them setup. Within minutes I heard the clatter of an impact driver. I stopped watching and went about my chores. I hate that impact noise but can live with it.


Not all clatters are from impact drivers. My Black & Decker 14.4 Volt drill has a torque setting on it. When it torques out, it goes rat-a-tat-tat. But it is NOT an impact driver. It can be set from 0 to 30 (assume it's inch-lbs, but who knows? - not marked). I usually have it at 25 or so. If I was setting up next to you, you'd hear it clattering for sure.
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Old 06-17-2016, 10:27 PM   #15
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I have the same unit and have had to do just that multiple times. Not the least bit worried. The front stabilizers are larger than the rear for sure on ours.




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Old 06-17-2016, 10:45 PM   #16
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Glad to hear it Alberta8311ss. I've gotten lots of great info from fellow Frogs. Q. For you. Do you like your hitch setup and if so, what kind do you have?
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Old 06-17-2016, 10:46 PM   #17
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Just read your comment again. Will need to look up Pro Pride 3p hitches
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Just read your comment again. Will need to look up Pro Pride 3p hitches

I like the hitch just not the underslung coupler on my rock wood!


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