Twice I've been offered a tripod for free...but I just couldn't make myself say yes.
I thought about buying one, but after playing around with one and the added weight alone...I opted out.
I've been told by some that they do help on 5'vers with a front washer and dryer.
And, if you are parked permanently in a spot for long periods of time they can help...
But when on the road a lot, they are more of a hassle than they are worth!
So I'm told...