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Old 04-18-2016, 03:39 PM   #1
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Keeping Entry Steps from Bouncing

I noticed when people are using the entry steps the TT "shakes a bit" even when the stabilizers are deployed ...I'm sure this is normal. I found an old car jack in the garage and had our son modify it so we could use it to help prevent the TT from "bouncing" as people used the outside steps ....basically a 3/4" nut (same size nut as the stabilizers) was welded on the end of the threaded rod and a 1 1/4" square tube with 1/4 cork adhered to the top surface was welded to the top of the jack. As you can see it fits under the first step and so far it seems to work....we discovered that setting the top bar just so it touches the underside of the bottom step works great.
Total cost $0.00 just recycled old stuff from the garage.
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Old 04-18-2016, 07:21 PM   #2
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Good stuff!
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Old 04-18-2016, 07:34 PM   #3
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We had the same problem until I added the stab jacks to the framework in front of the axles. I even made an adjustable stand for the steps.
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Old 04-18-2016, 07:37 PM   #4
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Yes had ours installed on the bottom step for several years now! Youroo!!
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Youroo....love the crocs shelf
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Old 04-18-2016, 09:02 PM   #6
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Youroo....love the crocs shelf
Thanks MainelyUS,it will hold up to 4 Pr.! Youroo!!
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Yes had ours installed on the bottom step for several years now!
love the shoe shelf,.......thanks for the idea, I've run out of mods to do, and needed a new project,..............
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Thanks MainelyUS,it will hold up to 4 Pr.! Youroo!!
What a crock PS: A pair for his feet and pair for his hands when he crawls home.
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Old 04-19-2016, 09:05 PM   #9
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Good idea, I use a couple of bottle jacks, one at each corner.
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This is what I use, Old Coot made it for me, cost me 175.00 gas to pick -up but then I had all the coffee I could drink 3 free meals from one of the best Southern cooks, And got to steal a whole bunch of stuff out of his garage it is adjustable and folds up... AMERICAN INGENUITY>
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What a crock PS: A pair for his feet and pair for his hands when he crawls home.
Glenn Please I have 3 pr for that,1 for my feet/1 for my knees/1 for my hands! Youroo!!
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