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Old 03-26-2012, 05:17 PM   #1
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Stabilizer Jacks

I knew I had another question :-)

SOmeone mentioned using a drill with an attachment on the end to raise and lower the manual stabilizer jacks on the ROO. I admit it is a bit of a pain to do it manually. Anyone done this? If so, what size is the attachment? DO you just keep a cordless drill in the camper?
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Old 03-26-2012, 05:25 PM   #2
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I used this in the days of my manual cranked stabilizer. Worked like a charm. 3/4" socket with 1/2" adapter
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Old 03-26-2012, 05:43 PM   #3
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Same here. Kept the drill and socket handy. Way faster and easier.
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:24 PM   #4
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3/4" socket. I just cut off the end of an old stabilizer jack. You could also use a six sided socket or buy a special one for $5 or $6 from your dealer. One of the biggest time savers there is. Very popular tool for anyone with manual stabs.
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:29 PM   #5
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Excellent, thank you!!!
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:21 PM   #6
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I use a 3/8 in drive, 12 inch extension, that I cut the female end off, and a swivel, plus a socket on the end to raise and lower my stabilizers. You don't have to bend over that much when you use it. The extension fits into my Dewalt drill motor.
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:25 PM   #7
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A cordless drill works great just be sure it has enough amps. I have used a Sears 19.2 cordless drill for years
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I use a 3/8 in drive, 12 inch extension, that I cut the female end off, and a swivel, plus a socket on the end to raise and lower my stabilizers. You don't have to bend over that much when you use it. The extension fits into my Dewalt drill motor.

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Once you start doing this, you may get looks of amazement from fellow campers who haven't yet seen it.
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:59 PM   #10
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My attachment saves time for me. I keep my drill motor in the right front stowage area...start there and work around the stabilizers.
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