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Old 02-13-2016, 01:25 PM   #11
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Not a thing, other than to stabilize the trailer to the point that slide out jacks are moot.

And OP did ASK for suggestions.


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Old 02-13-2016, 02:07 PM   #12
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Trying to figure that out too.


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Old 02-13-2016, 04:01 PM   #13
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Not a thing, other than to stabilize the trailer to the point that slide out jacks are moot.

And OP did ASK for suggestions.
Sorry. Thought the question was supporting the slide out while out not stabilizing the slide out.
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Old 02-13-2016, 08:04 PM   #14
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Hello fellow campers,
We have a 274dbh and was wondering if slide out stabilizer Jacks were a good or bad idea? Any suggestions?
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For most who own a travel trailer like you the rear jacks/ stabilizers have always been a mixed blessing, they are low hung fruit that do get bent up or lost from hitting something.

I just ran across something from someone on facebook how has what looks like a great idea and product so take a look here, and if it works out i am sure the fellow would love it you tell your freinds'
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Old 02-13-2016, 08:25 PM   #15
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I suggest.
OP is asking about a stabilizer jacks for a slide out, not the camper itself. Jacks of any kind on a slide out is just asking for MAJOR problems.
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Seams thinking out of the box has gotten lost here. How about SUPPORTING THE SLIDE WHILE OUT NOT STABILIZING IT!!! They may be called stabilizers however my take is they are used to support not stabilize.
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Seams thinking out of the box has gotten lost here. How about SUPPORTING THE SLIDE WHILE OUT NOT STABILIZING IT!!! They may be called stabilizers however my take is they are used to support not stabilize.

Call it what you will, slides are self supported and should not be braced from below.
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That's what the OP is asking Vince. Now explain to him why the slide does not need to be
supported and does not need any additional help.
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Old 02-13-2016, 11:40 PM   #19
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I used support jacks on our slideout during 2014 for over 200 days camping(see my post #6 in this thread), ...I used them correctly and had no problems whatsoever, and I believe when used correctly they are helpful and do not lead to any problems at all,.....I'm puzzled as to why folks who have never used them at all seem almost angry at the idea that other people might be interested in using them?
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Because fella10 they keep stating stabilize while your statement used support which is correct and has a much different meaning.
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