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Old 06-01-2012, 02:49 PM   #1
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Electric Tongue Jack - Cover or Not?

So, maybe the title says it all. Do you cover your electric jack head? If so, with what?
Just slapped my forhead (a DOH! moment) when I remembered throwing out a worn out folding chair that had a perfectly good bag that with a little stichery would have been perfect for that. :lightning:
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Old 06-01-2012, 03:37 PM   #2
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Mine came with a cover and I leave it on most of the time.
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Old 06-01-2012, 03:44 PM   #3
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My last one came with a bag I use it when we are out with trailer but when at home i just use a small bucket to cover the head of jack. the first one I didnt cover and water got in and shorted out switch which I replaced then shorted out motor so replaced jack now I cover it all the time.
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Old 06-01-2012, 05:10 PM   #4
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I keep mine covered while in storage.

I use a cover made from a camping bag chair. I cut the top off if it's too long.

Replace when the sun destroys them. I never use the chair bags to store the chairs anyway.
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Old 06-01-2012, 05:12 PM   #5
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I also keep mine covered. A bit redneck I suppose, I just use a bucket turned upside down.
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Old 06-01-2012, 05:47 PM   #6
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Keep mine covered all the time now, had problems with moisture getting into the housing a few years back..... not any more.

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Old 06-02-2012, 02:25 AM   #7
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A 5 gallon orange home depot bucket. It doubles as a stool to open my bunks. It's also great as a stool for my pug's!
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Old 06-02-2012, 03:18 AM   #8
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So guys.. Here is a little bit of a "blond" question....
What happens when you are travelling in the rain?
I am thinking a bucket wouldn't stay on very well..?
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Another bucket user here as well.
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Old 06-02-2012, 06:48 AM   #10
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Always keep the vinyl cover it came with on it.
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