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Fisherman

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Posted: 06/10/20 02:06pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Go and get 4 good jack stands or 6 if your trailer is longer than 20 feet. Make sure you have some sort of pad under the jacks so they don't sink. lower the front, install rear stands, then raise the front just past level and install the front ones. If you need middle ones, get the type that have the screw option to get them to the right height. Now you are about as level and super sturdy. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Camco-Olympian-Aluminum-Jack-Stand-4-per-Box-44560/205518964

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The number one problem is these devices do not account for an un-level camp site. I can't imagine adding spacers underneath these things to insure its level. I would use these at home as I have a level concrete pad, but beyond that they are not a good option for camping unless you know 100% for sure you don’t need to level your trailer side to side.


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The rv industry has developed an impressive collection of useless gadgets and junk that apparently many people feel the need to have or use.
Never seen these contraptions before, but they're near the top of the cheezy junk list for sure.


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i can see me chucking these 3 sites over with a string of profanity


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$160 for about a nickels worth of plastic? That's insane.


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GrandpaKip wrote:

Looks like a product in search of a problem.


Ditto, plus a good possibility of bending an axle.

And HOLY COW, they are expensive. I'd spend that money on a backup camera before buying those "jackstands". Camera would be far more useful, because it's something I'd use every time I was towing.


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You can replace your tires for about the same amount. These look like a way bigger hassle than they are worth.


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Thanks for all the replies. Seems there are some strong feelings against using these and after reading through them all, my opinion has changed so will forego. I agree with many of the comments about anything other than a solid cement or concrete surface - hadn't considered that. Appreciate the help!

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