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Old 07-03-2013, 10:42 AM   #241
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I just got done installing the bal stabilizer bars on my fifth wheel. Stopped all the side to side movement. Best $55 i ever spent

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Old 07-03-2013, 09:00 PM   #242
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I just got done installing the bal stabilizer bars on my fifth wheel. Stopped all the side to side movement. Best $55 i ever spent
Ditto sir, we put them on the rear stabs of our Windjammer and my DW has gotten so used to having them, she thought I'd already raised the stabs of the camper a couple of days ago when I had just loosened the Bals when we were getting ready to depart during an overnight stop.

These things work people. I wish I had room to put them on the fronts also (tongue gets in the way).

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Old 07-03-2013, 09:52 PM   #243
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5'er Motion

We have the same problem with out 5'er and not ever experiencing this problem in our TT, I did not know what to address first. Someone told me to get a King Pin Stab. Tri-Pod, we now have that and will try it on our trip to Goshen. If that does not eliminate the problem, then no doubt we will have to go into your idea. Where did you acquire the parts you purchased for 50 bucks?
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Ditto sir, we put them on the rear stabs of our Windjammer and my DW has gotten so used to having them, she thought I'd already raised the stabs of the camper a couple of days ago when I had just loosened the Bals when we were getting ready to depart during an overnight stop.

These things work people. I wish I had room to put them on the fronts also (tongue gets in the way).

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Old 07-04-2013, 07:49 AM   #244
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We have the same problem with out 5'er and not ever experiencing this problem in our TT, I did not know what to address first. Someone told me to get a King Pin Stab. Tri-Pod, we now have that and will try it on our trip to Goshen. If that does not eliminate the problem, then no doubt we will have to go into your idea. Where did you acquire the parts you purchased for 50 bucks?
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I got the two bar set on ebay. The great thing about these is you leave them on all the time. Just tighten the bolts and your good to go. Good luck
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:05 AM   #245
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That camera looks great Endersbrab. I've been looking for one like it. Can you tell me the make & model #?

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Old 08-19-2013, 09:20 PM   #246
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I have 2 sets of bal on my front landing gear. Paid $65 each pair on amazon. They work great. May add pair to rear sissor jack if I don't get electric jacks.
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Old 08-21-2013, 07:26 PM   #247
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Tri-Pod

Can't say I saw any great improvement when using the Tri=Pod Set Up. I believe that, as long as the tires are touching the ground, some bounce will always be a problem. I am putting our Sunnybrook entirely on blocks and removing the tires, this should prove my theory.



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Old 08-22-2013, 08:51 PM   #248
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If you are getting too much "bouncing" in your rig, try putting a scissor jack under the spring shackle on both sides and just snug it up under the shackle. It works wonders on our Cardinal Platinum. We also have the Steadyfast system, but the scissor jacks are sort of the "icing on the cake."
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Old 08-23-2013, 09:38 AM   #249
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You probably have found the answer that I too have been searching for. The new 5'er we recently purchased has this bounce and I believe that no matter what you might try, as long as the tires remain on he ground, you will have a bounce. Getting some of the pressure off of them should make a big difference. I will give this a try on the Sunnybrook we have on a deeded lot and on the 5'er Crusader.
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If you are getting too much "bouncing" in your rig, try putting a scissor jack under the spring shackle on both sides and just snug it up under the shackle. It works wonders on our Cardinal Platinum. We also have the Steadyfast system, but the scissor jacks are sort of the "icing on the cake."
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Old 08-23-2013, 10:34 AM   #250
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Does anyone know if you can write the seasonal fee off on taxes?
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:30 AM   #251
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Does anyone know if you can write the seasonal fee off on taxes?

your local tax guru would probably be better equipped to answer that one.
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