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Old 02-13-2016, 08:55 AM   #1
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Slide out stabilizer jack

Hello fellow campers,
We have a 274dbh and was wondering if slide out stabilizer Jacks were a good or bad idea? Any suggestions?
Thanks
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Old 02-13-2016, 09:31 AM   #2
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BAD.
Many discussions on the forum as to why.
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Old 02-13-2016, 09:35 AM   #3
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X2. If you use them and your camper shifts or sinks a little they can do more harm than good. We're on our 4th camper with slides and have never used them.
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Old 02-13-2016, 09:41 AM   #4
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I suggest.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=...M_7yiAvMkgbIgw

Or.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=...ifQBDbSy0-N0eg

And these to go with one of the above.

https://www.google.com/aclk?sa=L&ai=...l_2w2sf2mwb7_b
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Old 02-13-2016, 09:42 AM   #5
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X2...here are a few threads from the past about this conversation...

Slide Out Stabilizers
Are slide out stabilizers a necessity?
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Old 02-13-2016, 09:59 AM   #6
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I used them on our previous trailer, a Micro Lite 21DS, .....the slideout was the dinette and extended almost 40" out,.... that's a lot, plus when we were sitting at the table that added even more weight to that extended area,....sure, it's important to use them correctly, to just make contact with the slideout, not to raise it,.....yes I knew all the reasons for not using them, but I felt better about them being there than when they weren't,.....our present trailer is a 25KS, the slideout is the kitchen and only extends 19" out so I don't use them on this trailer............
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Old 02-13-2016, 10:26 AM   #7
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Have had two trailers with "super slides" ........ never used them never needed them..... Personally a waste of money and bigger than that a risk of thousands in damage..........


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What do those links have to do with SLIDEOUT stabilizers?
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Old 02-13-2016, 01:00 PM   #9
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I agree with the previous posts, bad idea. I've had super slides since 1998 and have not had any problems.
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Old 02-13-2016, 01:03 PM   #10
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What do those links have to do with SLIDEOUT stabilizers?
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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Hello fellow campers,
We have a 274dbh and was wondering if slide out stabilizer Jacks were a good or bad idea? Any suggestions?
Thanks
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