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Old 10-17-2016, 09:21 PM   #1
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Trick for stabilizing trailer when parked

This past weekend while camping at biketoberfest my wife was saying how much she wished we could keep our toy hauler from moving when we are walking around. I knew about the JT arms and that gave me an idea. I had an adjustable cargo bar in the back of my truck so I grabbed it, put it between the jack and frame, tightened it and wow what a difference in minimizing movement. It worked so well I drove over to Lowes and bought three more for 20.00 each and put them in place on all four jacks and now our RV is damn near solid and as an added benefit I use them to stabilize cargo in our storage compartments when traveling
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Old 10-17-2016, 10:36 PM   #2
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Great idea and solution!
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:15 PM   #3
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How did you attach it to the frame?
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Old 10-18-2016, 07:31 AM   #4
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I didn't attach it I put one end against the jack and the other against a frame rail cross beam
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Old 10-18-2016, 09:53 AM   #5
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Interesting idea and less expensive then what I did, I went the steady fast route to achieve a stable platform.
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Old 10-18-2016, 10:50 AM   #6
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Well they do say necessity is the mother of invention or at least some redneck engineering. On a positive note they worked well and have other uses
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Old 10-18-2016, 11:26 AM   #8
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Great tip!
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Old 10-18-2016, 01:52 PM   #9
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Great idea! Thanks for sharing
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Old 10-18-2016, 02:42 PM   #10
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Great idea! It won't work for my Wildcat because I don't have access to the cross members of the frame. My entire undercarriage is covered in. I suppose I could weld a permanent bracket to the frame and use that but not sure I want to go to the expense or the trouble.
Love the idea though!!
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