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Old 05-25-2018, 02:52 PM   #1
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I own a 2018 Flaggstaff Sports Enthusiast PopUp Trailer. Instead of manually pulling up and down the jacks. I wanna use a drill! Does anyone know what size bit socket I need to buy for the scissor lifts?
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I own a 2018 Flaggstaff Sports Enthusiast PopUp Trailer. Instead of manually pulling up and down the jacks. I wanna use a drill! Does anyone know what size bit socket I need to buy for the scissor lifts?

On both my TT and my motor home, I use a 3/4 inch socket. Taht 18v DeWalt takes them babies up and down really nice and can almost twist your wrist off
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prob not a drill you want but an impact driver.
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prob not a drill you want but an impact driver.


Yeah your right... as you can tell Iím not the most educated on the names of mechanical stuff
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On both my TT and my motor home, I use a 3/4 inch socket. Taht 18v DeWalt takes them babies up and down really nice and can almost twist your wrist off

x2 on taking your wrist off..
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prob not a drill you want but an impact driver.
On my Stabilizer jacks there is a sticker specifically stating "Do Not Use an Impact Driver". A good cordless drill will provide more than enough torque (I use an older Craftsman 19.2V one) and i "Low" it runs the jacks down smoothly. Will give my wrist a good twist when it starts to lift the TT too much for the jacks.

Impact drivers are for loosening or tightening nuts/bolts.
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When I was working the other mechanics thought using a impact driver with a pulley puller was great only they would eventually strip the puller or break the pulley etc. I would never use one for my jacks as the hammering will cause damage to the lead screw in your jacks.
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On my Stabilizer jacks there is a sticker specifically stating "Do Not Use an Impact Driver"
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I would never use one for my jacks as the hammering will cause damage to the lead screw in your jacks.
I didn't read the manual, but I was thinking exactly this too.
The jacks and lifts are most likely not impact rated. Just used a regular drill.
a half-decent 18V one should do the job just fine.


Mine's a 3/4" as well. same on the jacks, the manual lift on the winch and the tire lugs.
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