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Old 04-01-2024, 11:55 PM   #1
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SnapPads

Considering adding SnapPads to our 2022 Berkshire XLT 45CA. https://www.etrailer.com/RV-Jack-Pad...22800745141030

Has anyone here used these? Clearance good? Benefits? Would love to hear your feedback.
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Old 04-02-2024, 02:36 PM   #2
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I bought some for my RV last fall and they seem to work great. They appear to help with stabilizing since their footprint is larger. We normally camp in a little bit rougher areas than most RVers so we normally use many blocks for leveling but when I don't need blocks I'm not worried one bit about my jack feet anymore. You need to look closely and make sure they wont hang on anything on their way up.

Maybe the best thing is, they're an American company.
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Old 04-02-2024, 03:51 PM   #3
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Iíve had them for years on our 5th wheel. I love them.. larger footprint, no need to put something down in dirt and nothing to pick up out of the dirt or mud if it rains. Some parks require something under foot to protect surface, ie..asphalt. No need with the snap pads.

The naysayers on here will bemoan the costs, etc. but I love them..
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Iíve had them for years on our 5th wheel. I love them.. larger footprint, no need to put something down in dirt and nothing to pick up out of the dirt or mud if it rains. Some parks require something under foot to protect surface, ie..asphalt. No need with the snap pads.

The naysayers on here will bemoan the costs, etc. but I love them..
You're right however if someone owns an RV, they ought not be upset over this little bit of cost.

I measured and ordered mine for m y 2008 because they didn't have mine on their site pre-sized. After I ordered, they messaged me to make sure I got the correct size because another model in my coach's timeframe had different feet. This company is worth every penny.
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Thank you for the feedback!
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Old 04-02-2024, 06:14 PM   #6
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I just ordered mine on Amazon. With Prime it winds up being cheaper then the Snapad website.
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Old 04-02-2024, 06:46 PM   #7
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We have them on our 5er and love them. Bigger footprint and helps in softer ground. Plus helps to keep the cylinders cleaner. When/if we sell this rig they are coming off for the next one!
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I also believe they are made by recycling tiresÖ
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I was at the FROG rally in Elkhart a few years ago and went to a presentation by the Equalizer rep. He said that he doesn't recommend snap pad. He said that when you drop your coach down the snap pads don't allow any movement of the foot and you could possibly bend your leg. I told him I had them on my Baby Berk and he said it may be alright, but, he would not put them on a larger model. I have not had any problems on my MH.
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We've had SPs for 5 years and there's no way they would interfere with the articulation of the foot. Maybe older design was different...

Very happy with ours.
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I received mine and I'm still having trouble on the install. I used a little dish soap around the edge and lined them up perfect. still no snap on
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I received mine and I'm still having trouble on the install. I used a little dish soap around the edge and lined them up perfect. still no snap on
When I installed ours, I used a LOT of dish soap around the perimeter of the pad. I also made sure the steel foot of each leveler was clean and not bent. Are you sure you ordered the right size?
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I received mine and I'm still having trouble on the install. I used a little dish soap around the edge and lined them up perfect. still no snap on
I installed SnapPads in April 2017.

I used dish soap then place on ground under jack stand. With the help of my son, I slowly lower the jack to put the full weight of the FR3 on the SnapPad. It snapped on to the foot. Repeated for the rest of the legs.

Lost one SnapPad in 2021 & installed 1/4" Carriage Bolts to hold them on.

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I received mine and I'm still having trouble on the install. I used a little dish soap around the edge and lined them up perfect. still no snap on
I had to use a 2x4 and put it on the edge on a couple of them to get them to snap on.
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Mine went on pretty easily.
I used plenty of dish soap on the edge of the SP and also beneath the edge of the foot.
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