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Old 06-23-2012, 02:36 PM   #1
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Power tongue jacks?

Getting a little tired of cranking... wondering what everyone is using for a power tongue jack? Was thinking of this unit


Would make for a great one man set up.

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Old 06-23-2012, 04:11 PM   #2
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I have a 3500# Atwood and think it's the stuff.


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Old 06-23-2012, 05:57 PM   #3
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I have a Barker 3500. Can be had for $200.00 no remote but great jack
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Old 06-23-2012, 06:37 PM   #4
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Just be sure to get at least 3500LB jack...
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3502 UltraFab from Ebay and Minelli RV in NY. Under $100 and works great.
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Old 06-23-2012, 08:57 PM   #6
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I have the Barker 3500. Installed it myself and no problems with it. I have had it a year and a half.
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Old 06-23-2012, 09:06 PM   #7
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Love my Barker! Just remember the ground is generally through the mount so you need to make sure it has a good connection.
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Old 06-24-2012, 11:44 AM   #8
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Just be sure to get at least 3500LB jack...
I agree! The Husky is great but get the highest weight rating.
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Old 06-24-2012, 12:21 PM   #9
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My Atwood is 9 1/2 years old and has never given me a problem.
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Old 06-25-2012, 10:10 AM   #10
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Can you use it manually incase the electric brakes

Hi there,

I've been thinking about getting an electric power tongue, but wonder what happens if it breaks, can you use a handle and crank it manually?

Look forward to hearing about it,

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