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Old 05-28-2018, 07:35 PM   #1
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Suggestions for a Power Tongue jack and exterior ladder

I am new this and trying to get suggestions for a power tongue jack and exterior ladder for my Apex Nano 213rds. Any suggestions?
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Old 05-28-2018, 07:39 PM   #2
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I am new this and trying to get suggestions for a power tongue jack and exterior ladder for my Apex Nano 213rds. Any suggestions?
Yes Barker VIP jack,made in the USA! Youroo!!
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Old 05-28-2018, 08:36 PM   #3
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Husky HB4500 without the remote.
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What about a exterior ladder?
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Old 05-30-2018, 07:26 PM   #5
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Another vote for the Husky. I'm not to happy with the LCI jack that I have now. I want to add a ladder to my TT too.
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Old 05-30-2018, 07:29 PM   #6
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Before adding a ladder, make sure the wall can support it and also that you can walk on the roof once you get up the ladder. Remember the tongue jack only has to lift the tongue weight.
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Husky HB4500 without the remote.
X2 on the Husky. Smooth ball bearing drive and electronic limit switches so you don’t have to worry about jamming the support bar.

Even though the real TT tongue weight may be less than 1,000 pounds, when you are lifting the rear of the truck to install WD bars the 4,500 pound capacity Husky really shines. 3,500 or less jacks struggle during hookup.
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I just replaced my factory LIPPERT. With a lippert smart jack. Advantage, recall set height and fully retract to haul mode. That’s cool too me. You do not have to hold button to retract. I also did a post about rotating head, that provides more clearance for tailgate. Price is comparable with others. At just over $200.00 Click image for larger version

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Yes Barker VIP jack,made in the USA! Youroo!!
“Assembled” in the USA but made in China.
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What about a exterior ladder?
I doubt that you can add a ladder like they put on at the factory. Here are some options for a portable ladder.

Werner 17' folding telescopic ladder

Costco 12' telescopic ladder

GP Logistics SLDD6 6' Compact Folding Ladder.
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I doubt that you can add a ladder like they put on at the factory. Here are some options for a portable ladder.

Werner 17' folding telescopic ladder

Costco 12' telescopic ladder

GP Logistics SLDD6 6' Compact Folding Ladder.
If the factory didn't install backers, you can't mount one.
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Whatever you get for a power tongue jack, make sure there is enough clearance for you to open your tailgate all the way. My factory tongue jack doesn't and it's a nuisance.
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Whatever you get for a power tongue jack, make sure there is enough clearance for you to open your tailgate all the way. My factory tongue jack doesn't and it's a nuisance.
You may be able to turn it 90 deg. to get enough clearance.
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“Assembled” in the USA but made in China.
Big Bold Print says "MADE in the USA"on all their Adds and Info! Battle Creek,MI Assy Plant! Now they Might use CRAP Parts like every other Co.But they say "MADE in the USA"! like I stated! PS when I have called to speak with someone I have NEVER had to press 1 or ask over and over "What did you say"? Youroo!!
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