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Old 10-11-2015, 01:07 PM   #261
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Never put anything down, yet. Should cut some length off mine as the trailer is fairly low to begin with.
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Old 10-11-2015, 01:12 PM   #262
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I would like others opinion on this setup. I have convinced myself that the rear of the unit is more stable the more vertical the supporting arms are. The way the setup is pictured their is a pivot point or fulcrum near the center of the RV thus allowing more rocking. I may put a pad down, but I never stack anything anymore for the rear stabilizers.
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I'm in agreement with you. However we still put a board down for the stabilizer pad to rest on.
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Old 10-11-2015, 01:18 PM   #263
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That guy won't be happy with his storage bags when he breaks camp.
That gravel will have cut the bottoms of the case to "heck" and gone.

I like to keep the stabilizers as close to 45 as I can.
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Old 10-11-2015, 01:19 PM   #264
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I would like others opinion on this setup. I have convinced myself that the rear of the unit is more stable the more vertical the supporting arms are. The way the setup is pictured their is a pivot point or fulcrum near the center of the RV thus allowing more rocking. I may put a pad down, but I never stack anything anymore for the rear stabilizers.

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It may. I do know that Lynx specifically says not to stack them more than 4 or 5 high.

But for just some stabilization- I don't see an issue.
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Old 10-11-2015, 01:32 PM   #265
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I'm in agreement with you. However we still put a board down for the stabilizer pad to rest on.
I bolted 12x12x2 boards to the bottom of the stabilizer feet. Self storing when retracted. Next time (if there is one) I would put some 12x12 tread plate over the wood.
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Old 10-11-2015, 03:35 PM   #266
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I would like others opinion on this setup. I have convinced myself that the rear of the unit is more stable the more vertical the supporting arms are. The way the setup is pictured their is a pivot point or fulcrum near the center of the RV thus allowing more rocking. I may put a pad down, but I never stack anything anymore for the rear stabilizers.
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I agree.

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Are we talk'n manual or electric?
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Things you see in an RV Park

Another cheat here- this one wasn't in a RV park, but it was a wild little rental "RV". It is a mini-van based RV, totally affordable (not much different cost-wise to a rental) and has many RV-like fixins.

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Old 10-12-2015, 09:25 AM   #269
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Another cheat here- this one wasn't in a RV park, but it was a wild little rental "RV". It is a mini-van based RV, totally affordable (not much different cost-wise to a rental) and has many RV-like fixins.

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Old 10-12-2015, 09:31 AM   #270
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Looks like a casket on top.

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This is a Casket on Top! Youroo!!
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Is that where you haul the gigged frog?
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I really liked this set-up. What I want to know is how he justified the purchase to his wife. My wife always wants to discuss "need" which really slows down the discussion.
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Old 10-12-2015, 07:15 PM   #273
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I really liked this set-up. What I want to know is how he justified the purchase to his wife. My wife always wants to discuss "need" which really slows down the discussion.
Some folks don't have to discuss need: "When you've got it, FLAUNT it!"
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I passed this guy out on the road. As far as I can see- he loaded up his hitch haul and "trunk" with rocks.

I literally don't understand how he had steering, much less was going 50+ mph!

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I passed this guy out on the road. As far as I can see- he loaded up his hitch haul and "trunk" with rocks.

I literally don't understand how he had steering, much less was going 50+ mph!

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I passed this guy out on the road. As far as I can see- he loaded up his hitch haul and "trunk" with rocks.

I literally don't understand how he had steering, much less was going 50+ mph!

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Old 10-12-2015, 09:31 PM   #277
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I really liked this set-up. What I want to know is how he justified the purchase to his wife. My wife always wants to discuss "need" which really slows down the discussion.

That's actually very close to the setup that I want. I want a 3-seat-row super cab setup from Lone Star Haulers. I did realize this weekend that I like minor trail driving and I'm not sure how they would do with that.
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I wish my side-view pictures turned out. You cannot imagine how nose high this guy was.
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I really liked this set-up. What I want to know is how he justified the purchase to his wife. My wife always wants to discuss "need" which really slows down the discussion.
Maybe they are full-timers? We are seeing more and more setups like that when the Snowbirds hit Arizona.
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From the motorhome behind me at Las Vegas Thousand Trails. Pretty nice to be called the Rolling Turd (even if it is paying homage to the movie, "RV").

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