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Old 05-24-2013, 04:43 AM   #1
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RV Stabilizer

Getting ready for this weekend's camping trip, I have our Tracer 3150 leveled out in the driveway and loading it all up. I decided to try out my purchase of Valterra’s Universal RV Stabilizer.
Out the gate it's very straight forward that this is going to need support platforms under its feet durring muddy setups. But setting them up in the driveway over asphalt was a breeze. I purchased two of these and placed one at the left of the front door and the other at the opposite side. Once I set foot inside the TT it was solid. I think I will place the second one however under the other outside door which leads to the bathroom as that would furthe aid in reducing flex for the length of the trailer. I also have X-Chocks but didn't combine the two - that hopefully will add support as well.
Valterra’s Universal RV Stabilizers are much lighter than a bottle jack, it might take a few shots to find the optimal location for placement, but they are a winner!

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I also just got one of these stabilizers and thought I was going to really like it. However, the second time I tried to use it, both the pins that are used to lock the adustable height pieces messed up. One sheared completely off and the other one bent real bad.

I didn't think I ratcheted it too tight, but that may have been the case.....so I'm not knocking the product, in case it was error on my part. Just letting everyone know what happened to me.

I took it apart and the pin is just built onto a piece of V shaped metal that works like a spring, when in the tube. Problem is, I haven't been able to find any of these in any hardware store yet. If anyone knows where to find them, I would be appreciative.
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Old 05-24-2013, 08:59 AM   #3
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I also just got one of these stabilizers and thought I was going to really like it. However, the second time I tried to use it, both the pins that are used to lock the adustable height pieces messed up. One sheared completely off and the other one bent real bad.

I didn't think I ratcheted it too tight, but that may have been the case.....so I'm not knocking the product, in case it was error on my part. Just letting everyone know what happened to me.

I took it apart and the pin is just built onto a piece of V shaped metal that works like a spring, when in the tube. Problem is, I haven't been able to find any of these in any hardware store yet. If anyone knows where to find them, I would be appreciative.
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Old 05-24-2013, 09:30 AM   #4
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