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Old 11-03-2016, 07:35 AM   #21
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I hope you also checked into SteadyFast system. Great product, great customer service. Seconds to set up once installed and very effective!

good luck!!
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Old 11-03-2016, 07:43 AM   #22
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I am thinking I may only be able to mount 2 in front and 2 in rear, due to the power stabilizers. mine look like the ones in pics below. I am wondering if they sell a cheaper kit then, since i don't need all 6 pieces? I will have to contact them for sure to find out. Just was wondering if anyone else on here had a similar set up?
Oc's post #16 is the correct way to install them you do not need them going the same way as your stabilizers, they sell a foot with an eye to that. You need the 6 point system for them to work correctly 4 up front on the landing gear and two going forward on the rear, otherwise you will not be happy. I had them like the picture showed and changed them to go to the front as OC's then it was stable...
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Old 11-03-2016, 08:04 AM   #23
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No worries. I will just have to order and get the extra parts. Where did you see for that low? Cheapest I saw was $240 so far.
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Old 11-03-2016, 08:14 AM   #24
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Pretty sure it was AdventureRV.net.
They are listed at $218.99 now but pretty sure they were on sale at $199.

I don't have a TT but my brother recently purchased a 29RKWS and I was looking on his behalf.
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Old 11-03-2016, 05:31 PM   #25
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I made homemade stabilizers, but mounted them forward to stop front to back motion. The stab jacks do not need side to side stabilizing due to their design IMO. I also reinforced the legs of the stab jacks.
OC Do you have any pics and instructions on how you built yours

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Old 11-03-2016, 05:53 PM   #26
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OC Do you have any pics and instructions on how you built yours. Thanks
Just used 1" and 1-1/4" steel tubing and angle iron. I have a vertical and horizontal metal cutting band saws, so it was a pretty simple project. Less than $75 in all 6 of mine when I made them altho I only use 2 across the front and 1 on each side in the back. I also used 3/8" Heim joints on the top to allow for any misalignment and swivels.
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Old 11-07-2016, 07:44 PM   #27
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I just added the JT Strong arms on my Rockwood 8280 WS last week.

The fronts are really easy and you just need a drill to drill out the holes for the bushings and mounting brackets. Took me around 2 hours for the front and that included getting side tracked with installing all the missing screws that were left off during manufacturing and cleaning and lubrication as I went.

The backs are a little harder and you will need the adapter plates from JT or you can make your own and some angle iron to fabricate the mounting bracket. There isn't a cross brace near to use for mounting. The backs took me around 4 hours and this included fabrication of the adapters, lubrication and re-installing the underside plastic cover.

I found the video from JT very useful but they were using a frame only for there demonstration. The Rockwood is fully enclosed so plan on removing the rear most panel.

Because I had installed a 3" lift to level out the towing, the trailer really shakes a lot without the JT Strong arms. With them it's nice and tight.

Highly recommend them. The JT's are well made.
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Old 11-08-2016, 08:26 AM   #28
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Thanks OC, I am going to have to try this mod.
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