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Old 02-18-2013, 02:16 PM   #1
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Electric Tongue Jack Question

I have a Jayco Jay Flight 26 bh I think the weight is roughly 5000 pounds..If I were to get one of them push button automatic tongue jacks what size or weight would I need to get it rated for and does anyone have any recommendations as to which one to get and which ones to stay away from????? Thanks in advance...

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Old 02-18-2013, 02:34 PM   #2
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Since you asked for recommendations, I would go with a Barker 3500. Built in Michigan, not Asia.


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Old 02-18-2013, 04:58 PM   #3
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Not to mention the Barker also has a 2 year warranty.... Just like our Jayco's!!!!
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Old 02-18-2013, 05:15 PM   #4
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Thank you guys ..
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Old 02-18-2013, 07:29 PM   #5
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Electric Tongue Jack Question

If you've never had an electric tongue jack, be prepared to be in heaven. I'll never own a trailer without one again. Makes hooking up or disconnecting a 2 minute affair, tops, with my equalizer hitch.
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Old 02-18-2013, 07:48 PM   #6
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That was the first "toy" I bought for our 1985 TT. Every trailer after that had one.
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Old 02-18-2013, 07:55 PM   #7
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I agree they are great! I also agree on the Barker. I have had mine for over 2 years and have not had any problems.
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Old 02-19-2013, 02:37 AM   #8
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I own this jack and I really like it. I wouldn't go back to cranking by hand ever again! http://www.amazon.com/Husky-87247-45.../dp/B004OK77L2
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:02 AM   #9
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get the most powerful one you can... you will not regret it. In an emergency I can actually change the rear truck tire using it <not recommended tho>
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:03 AM   #10
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Not to be different, but I have had several Atwood electric jacks over the years, with not one problem, period. There are several different weight ranges to choose from. JMHO

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