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Old 09-08-2012, 09:42 AM   #31
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You put your right one in, you put your right one out. You put your right one in and you stop the shakin all about!
Thanks Timex, now whenever I'm setting up the camper, I'm going to have the "Hokey Pokey" song running through my head...
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Old 09-11-2012, 06:20 PM   #32
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SteadyFast: 5th Wheel and RV Travel Trailer Stabilizer System
We are gonna try this for $310 including shipping.
Paul, the owner of the company said to let him know you have a Rockwood and he would send the longer bolts because there is piece of wood attached to the trailer frame under the belly cover? He said to look under belly cover before drilling holes because of wires that maybe in that frame area.

He also said this would eliminate 85% of the shake.
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Old 09-11-2012, 06:24 PM   #33
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SteadyFast: 5th Wheel and RV Travel Trailer Stabilizer System
We are gonna try this for $310 including shipping.
Paul, the owner of the company said to let him know you have a Rockwood and he would send the longer bolts because there is piece of wood attached to the trailer frame under the belly cover? He said to look under belly cover before drilling holes because of wires that maybe in that frame area.

He also said this would eliminate 85% of the shake.
I hope it works for ya... Let me know...
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Old 09-11-2012, 08:47 PM   #34
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Has any Windjammer owner looked under the belly plate to confirm that the frame has a wood strip attached to it. I cannot, our Jammer is 175 miles away and I would like to order the stab system?
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IMO and what I've experienced, blocking under the slideouts will not stabilize the trailer. You have to use x bracing on the front & rear stab jacks as well as front to back stabilizers on all 4 corners. Using only 3 stablilizers will help, but will not stop it. Also jacks in front of the axles or between the axles will stop the bounce.
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Old 09-14-2012, 11:33 AM   #37
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IMO and what I've experienced, blocking under the slideouts will not stabilize the trailer. You have to use x bracing on the front & rear stab jacks as well as front to back stabilizers on all 4 corners. Using only 3 stablilizers will help, but will not stop it. Also jacks in front of the axles or between the axles will stop the bounce.
Before I bought my Windjammer I would have agreed with you and I do agree that on most TTs and 5ers that is the case.

The side to side movement is different with the 2 large slides, relative to the size of the TT and on the same side it acts like a seesaw with rocking movement. Not a lateral side to side movement like I got in my 5th wheel. The OEM stabilizers do a good job of minimizing the lateral side to side movement, the BAL X chocks do a good job of minimizing the front to back movement and the pyramid jacks between the axles do a good job of minimizing the bounce. With x bracing on the front and back stab jacks I would still have the same footprint or area touching the ground and still have a large weight or mass hanging on the back side of the TT. Even leveling this TT you need to make the slide side higher so when the slides are deployed the TT will be level.

Still thinking about this and open to suggestions, but I'm leaning towards some slide out supports. Not going to be able to go camping and try anything out until next month so I'm still in the planning stages.
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Has any Windjammer owner looked under the belly plate to confirm that the frame has a wood strip attached to it. I cannot, our Jammer is 175 miles away and I would like to order the stab system?
Sorry man... I have not looked under the belly cover yet and my TT is at the storage lot...
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:56 PM   #39
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And how long is this trailer?

My 30WRLTS Vlite is probably near 35' in length. If you are asking about curb-to-streetside rocking, I can't answer to that for I have not noticed a problem with that. If that is your case, you might have a bigger problem. They all are going to shake some. Even if you are up on blocks. Remember, they are a trailer.
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And how long is this trailer?
My 30WRLTS Vlite is probably near 35' in length. If you are asking about curb-to-streetside rocking, I can't answer to that for I have not noticed a problem with that. If that is your case, you might have a bigger problem. They all are going to shake some. Even if you are up on blocks. Remember, they are a trailer.
Timex, it is a Winjammer 3001W. It's the same length as your TT. I checked out the floor plan of your TT and it is different than mine. Instead of two opposing slides in the living room area like you have, I have one large slide on the same side as my bedroom slide. May be with the two opposing slides you have more weight on the right or door side of your TT and that is balancing your TT better.

This is not my first TT, so I do know there will be some movement, unless you want to build a foundation under the thing. It's not just me that is experiencing this movement and after talking to a few others we think there is something we can do to get more of the movement out. Just looking for ideas.
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