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Old 03-31-2016, 07:06 PM   #41
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Consider SteadyFast- less arms and the handle is easier on the hands. I've had a JT knockoff and the SteadyFast and the SteadyFast is a better product overall.
X2. Great product, easy install.
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Old 04-01-2016, 06:19 AM   #42
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Maybe I'm an exception but it took me about 5-6 hours to install the strong arms. I had to move the front jacks and don't have the impact guns/industrial tools that probably would've made the job quicker. I used my cordless drill and a ratchet set to get them installed plus with 2 kids and a wife thinking I'm just playing around I had to break it up over 3 days.

Wasn't the most fun install either....but they are on and seem to work pretty good.


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Old 04-01-2016, 06:25 AM   #43
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Everyone has their own pace, there is really no prize for getting it done faster. I moved my unit onto the blacktop driveway which made it much better and used a corded drill and hand tools. I ended up having to move my propane line over a 1/2in so the JT bracket would fit. The real point is you did the work yourself and are/well hopefully enjoy the benefit either brand name provides.
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Old 04-04-2016, 10:39 AM   #44
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i used used the Strong Arms for the first time this weekend.. We had 20 MPH winds and gusts up to 40mph. Typically this would rock the trailer. also, when ever anyone stepped up the stairs it would rock the trial. No rocking this time

We burned our "if the trailer is rocking, don't come a knockin" sign this weekend, cause we don't need it
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Old 04-04-2016, 10:42 AM   #45
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i used used the Strong Arms for the first time this weekend.. We had 20 MPH winds and gusts up to 40mph. Typically this would rock the trailer. also, when ever anyone stepped up the stairs it would rock the trial. No rocking this time

We burned our "if the trailer is rocking, don't come a knockin" sign this weekend, cause we don't need it


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Old 04-04-2016, 10:52 AM   #46
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Maybe I'm an exception but it took me about 5-6 hours to install the strong arms. I had to move the front jacks and don't have the impact guns/industrial tools that probably would've made the job quicker. I used my cordless drill and a ratchet set to get them installed plus with 2 kids and a wife thinking I'm just playing around I had to break it up over 3 days.

Wasn't the most fun install either....but they are on and seem to work pretty good.


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Old 04-06-2016, 10:41 AM   #47
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Hey Everyone remember to Bump your stabilizers up a bit after you tighten them up..
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Hey Everyone remember to Bump your stabilizers up a bit after you tighten them up..

It really helps

I have to ask, what do they mean by bump the jack.....


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Old 04-06-2016, 04:04 PM   #49
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I always tighten my strong arms and then just raise my jacks about 1/2 inch to a inch to tighten them up a bit more.. It's actually in the JT StrongArm's Instructions..


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In my case I let the auto level run until complete. I tighten the JT's and then in manual mode I just "bump" the front jacks with a single quick press and release and do the same for the rear.
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