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Old 06-14-2014, 10:49 AM   #1
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Landing gear and rear stabilizers

Hey Guys;

Novice 5th wheel question here. When you stay attached to the TV for a night do you deploy the landing gear and rear stabilizers to give the rig some stability for the slides and maybe take some of the weight burden off the TV?

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Old 06-14-2014, 10:52 AM   #2
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Nope on both ends.
The only time I would is if I was in a spot where the trailer is way out of level.
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X2 with Ford Idaho. The only other thing I do is unplug the cord from the tow vehicle, wouldn't want a dead battery on the truck in the morning.
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Last trip we stayed overnight on the road I did have the landing gear and rear stabs down. I'll take the extra minute of time to put them up or down to have the extra stabilization.
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Hey Guys;

Novice 5th wheel question here. When you stay attached to the TV for a night do you deploy the landing gear and rear stabilizers to give the rig some stability for the slides and maybe take some of the weight burden off the TV?

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Nah, not if you are hooked up...just go to bed and snooze
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I always do unless I plan on leaving before 7:30 (rare)and don't want to make unnecessary noise for others still sleeping when I retract them.
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