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Old 06-02-2013, 08:04 AM   #1
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Easy Stabilizing project Completed

Mind you I did not think of this it was on a post I seen some time back. Credit is due to that member, and I Thank You!!!!
I needed something like this due to the ground clearance the OEM stabilizers must make up anytime I setup my PUP. Im a firm believer (May not be a fact) but the less the jacks are extended the more stable your camper will be. So with the basic concept I seen in the Photos from that post I went out and got a treated 2x12x10 cut this into 8 equal lengths 15 each. Marked the cutout notches (Centered 7.5) and on a table saw cut them out. I made this cut to fit tight as I suspect the wood will dry and shrink some and finished the cuts with handsaw... The next part needed to be done with a wood chisel. Finish cutting the notch out and take your time to get this cut correct as the two boards must fit correctly to get the max support. A little trimming and coat of paint will come once the wood dries. Done!
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Old 06-02-2013, 08:15 AM   #2
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Mind you I did not think of this it was on a post I seen some time back. Credit is due to that member, and I Thank You!!!!
I needed something like this due to the ground clearance the OEM stabilizers must make up anytime I setup my PUP. Im a firm believer (May not be a fact) but the less the jacks are extended the more stable your camper will be. So with the basic concept I seen in the Photos from that post I went out and got a treated 2x12x10 cut this into 8 equal lengths 15 each. Marked the cutout notches (Centered 7.5) and on a table saw cut them out. I made this cut to fit tight as I suspect the wood will dry and shrink some and finished the cuts with handsaw... The next part needed to be done with a wood chisel. Finish cutting the notch out and take your time to get this cut correct as the two boards must fit correctly to get the max support. A little trimming and coat of paint will come once the wood dries. Done!
By the looks of the lower left (Turbo) must have helped you! Nice job. Youroo!!
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Old 06-02-2013, 08:23 AM   #3
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Great concept.
You are correct - the less you extend the OE jacks, the more stable your setup will be. I proved that out with a simple 4" change last weekend. Made a big difference.

Thanks for sharing.
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Old 06-02-2013, 08:25 AM   #4
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One more thing.......I will use a 2x6 on top of the X for a platform for the stabilizer Foot pad.
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