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Old 03-28-2014, 08:40 PM   #1
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Tongue Jack

Has anyone used the Barker 3,000 lb Electric Tongue Jack on a Roo 23SS? I don't want to buy one and then find out when we pick up our new toy in July that we can't get the beds down because it's too tall.
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Old 03-28-2014, 08:51 PM   #2
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Has anyone used the Barker 3,000 lb Electric Tongue Jack on a Roo 23SS? I don't want to buy one and then find out when we pick up our new toy in July that we can't get the beds down because it's too tall.
I would immagine that it would not be taller than your propane tanks. You could get a dimension from barker and compare it to your tanks and get your answer. Assuming you have front mounted tanks on the trailer tounge.
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Old 03-28-2014, 09:06 PM   #3
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The dealer said that the jack would have to be under 21.5 inches.
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A quick google search of "barker 3000 mounted height" reveals a few results that indicate it is roughly 20" above the coupler. Your results may vary.
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Thank you, much appreciated.
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Old 03-29-2014, 09:23 PM   #6
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I had a similar challenge with my 23SS. I had to look for a unit marked as a short. Even then the clearance is close. Good luck.
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Old 03-29-2014, 09:32 PM   #7
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for my 23SS, i bought a refurbed UF 3500 because it fit quite nicely under the bunk door when dropped down.
plenty of clearance so no worries.

got it off of Ebay for a little over $100.
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i think that Triguy has a Barker on his Roo. I'm sure he will chime in.
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i think that Triguy has a Barker on his Roo. I'm sure he will chime in.
I do!

I replaced my LCI that came with the trailer after the gears stripped with a Barker 3500VIP. Quieter, smoother, faster and more power. Only problem I had was a faulty switch a year or two ago. Barker sent me a replacement for free (out of warranty, too )

Back to the question at hand. It fits under my bunk on my 233S, but I'll check the height above the A-frame later today.
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Just getting back 'cause I said I would but this won't be of too much help for you. As I said earlier, I have the Barker 3500VIP jack and it is 23 1/4" above the A-frame. Too tall for your unit. Maybe this will help someone with a 23SS looking at the 3500.

I hope the 3000 works for you. Barker is a very good jack.
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