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Old 12-05-2014, 07:31 PM   #1
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Steady Fast stabilizer bars

Has anyoone used these on a TT(35')? I currently use the expanding wheel locks on both sides, but still get a fair amount of "rocking".
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Old 12-05-2014, 07:59 PM   #2
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My father in law and I just installed them last weekend on my 42' fiver but haven't set it up yet to see if they help or not. Their packing and instructions were fantastic. It'll be 2 more weeks until I know how they help.
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Old 12-06-2014, 08:43 AM   #3
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I put them on a 32 foot 5th wheel and they stopped 95% of the movement. A great product!
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Old 12-06-2014, 09:24 AM   #4
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I installed a similar design but home made product, love them!
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Old 12-06-2014, 01:18 PM   #5
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My steadfast

Put a set of Steadfast on my Wildcat fifth wheel and am extremely happy. Did take some effort drilling holes in the frame to attach the brackets. Needed a half inch drill and appropriate bit before using self threading bolts. Instructions are very good. I do use blocks of cut landscape timbers under the pads as shown. Hinged together and rope attached to make easy removal when breaking camp.
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Old 12-06-2014, 02:57 PM   #6
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Trailer Stabilizing

About five years ago I got tired of the excessive motion of our 40' destination trailer and made similar steadying bars from 1" electrical conduit (flattening the ends and drilling 1/2" bolt holes at each end), and bolted them to 2x4x8 - 12" long treated foot pads, attaching the other end to the I-beam girder with hanger clamps (bought on eBay - they look like a small C-clamp with an extra 3/8' threaded bolt hole). No need to make the tubes adjustable, just attach the clamp directly to the I-beam at the necessary point - and no holes to drill in the I-beam! Because of the trailer length, I put transverse supports at both ends and added four additional small vertical aluminum jacks near the wheels to transfer much of the load directly to the trailer frame (off the springs and tires). Steady as a brick house now. The whole setup cost less than $100 and can be easily done with simple tools.
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Old 12-26-2014, 08:03 AM   #7
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Installed the Steadyfast system last spring. They have done a wonderful job. No longer drag the tripod around and also no longer use the wheel chocks. Highly recommend them.
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Old 12-26-2014, 10:22 AM   #8
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I still use wheel chocks, especially when hitching and unhitching the fifth wheel.
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We don't use that brand but have been using permanently installed stabilizers for 9 years and wouldn't be without a stabilization system. Hugs, Di
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