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Old 06-11-2013, 11:18 PM   #591
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Stephen, I'm really bummed to hear that. I was hoping that they would be a simple bolt-on install.

Good luck in whatever you choose.

Is it possible to take pictures of the problem areas?
Doug, I was in a hurry Friday and didn't take any pics. I have plans to revisit them in the next few days. I think I may be able to mod my way through this. I will take pics and keep you guys posted.
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:02 AM   #592
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Good question, these pads should increase stability due to better grip when placed directly on asphalt surfaces and also prevent damage to the asphalt during hot Tennessee summers...some campgrounds get a little upset when metal pads dig into their asphalt. They should also prevent sinking on non-solid surfaces. Additionally, I'm hoping that they'll have better grip when we use our hard plastic jack pads. I got a little nervous the last time when my standard metal pads almost slid off a stack of jack pads when I hooked up.

These new elephant foot pads may or may not do anything for me, but I thought I'd take a chance. I'll let you know.
How have these worked out for you?
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:03 AM   #593
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How have these worked out for you?
I only have the front pads installed so far because they were super easy. The rear ones require drilling and I've not dedicated the time to tackle that project. The rubber on the pads grip like crazy. When I lift the front landing gear, I have to pull the orange plastic jack pads off of the Elephant Foot pads. Also on solid surfaces like asphalt or concrete there's no sliding. Kinda makes sense....imagine the diminished grip of an NBA player wearing steel cleats vs. him wearing large, rubber-soled shoes.

We've noticed that when we experimented by stacking 5 or more orange jack pads to keep the front landing gear from being extended all the way, the orange plastic pads will actually shift a bit since the Elephant Foot pads grip them so much. I think that we need to use a cinder blocks or wood instead of the orange pads. We were just trying to save some weight.

Overall, I like the increased surface area and grip of the Elephant Foot pads on solid surfaces and on the orange jack pads. You can see how much of the orange pad is covered.



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Old 06-14-2013, 12:18 AM   #594
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Thanks for the update. I do know that the actual instructions for lynx levelers had something in them about not exceeding 4-high. Not sure if its related or not.
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Old 06-14-2013, 01:04 PM   #595
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We finally get ours today. We got to go and see it yesterday and take delivery this afternoon. We really liked what we saw and the upholstery (Cocoa) was very pretty. You never know what your going to get ordering sight unseen. I think we are probably one of the first people to have one on the west coast. Now for the moving in. It will be really nice to get everything back in and out from all over my house!
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Old 06-14-2013, 01:09 PM   #596
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As a comment to the picture with the elephant feet and orange pads. We have always just used 2X6's to put the landing gear on. It's very stable and we haven't ever had a problem with sinking.
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Another suggestion - My dad, who has a big diesel pusher, always parks on those white cutting boards.
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Old 06-21-2013, 09:31 AM   #598
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Has anyone used a swivel wheel trailer to Carry there golf cart behind there 36qbok?
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Old 06-21-2013, 10:01 AM   #599
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Has anyone used a swivel wheel trailer to Carry there golf cart behind there 36qbok?
At 58 1/2' with my crew cab/long bed truck, I'm already over my state's normal maximum of 55'. I'm still legal, but am supposed to restrict my routes. That only gives me 6 1/2' to carry something behind before I hit the real maximum of 65'. That's just not enough to carry much of anything.
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Old 06-21-2013, 11:17 AM   #600
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The swivel wheel trailer is not really a trailer but more of a carrier. The manufacture dies not consider it a trailer. It has 2 points of attachment. It is also only 5, long. If you carry a cart it goes sideways. The length you give is that with bike rack down?
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