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Old 01-12-2011, 08:25 AM   #11
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I'm glad I asked the question, and I'm glad you folks took the time to answer.

We have very definite "No" votes from two people, very definite "Yes" votes from two people, one "Don't use it" vote, and one "Couldn't get it" vote. Sort of a mixed review.

We do want the electric rear stabilizing jacks - we're both finding all the cranking down and up pretty boring. So I guess the bike rack/cargo tray is not an option for us, anyway. Too bad Jayco does not make this point in the brochure or online.

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Old 01-12-2011, 01:41 PM   #12
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I believe you can have both with a 5th wheel. I have a 30.5DBSA Super Lite coming any day now, with the rack and electric jacks.

Call Jayco. I did a few times, and they were very helpful.

I also found out about a new "Deluxe Package Option" that is not on the web site yet. It includes an 8 cu. ft. fridge, aluminum rims, and upgraded counter tops. I got that too.
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Old 01-13-2011, 08:57 AM   #13
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I'm glad I asked the question, and I'm glad you folks took the time to answer.
We do want the electric rear stabilizing jacks - we're both finding all the cranking down and up pretty boring.
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Hey man save yourself some bread... get a cordless drill (18 volt or better) and then some socket adapter bits for it I am using a 1/2" one... add the right sized socket and bang elect raise and lower... you might still have to use the crank for the last little fine tuning bit... but works like a hot darn...


.... I just bought a new Black and Decker Li 20 volt at Home Despot for $100.00 and you can get a 3 pack of adapters (1/4 3/8 1/2) for under $5.00..

sure beats the $500.00 they want for the elect levelers. Also you will find lots of uses for the drill at the campsite..
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Old 01-13-2011, 12:36 PM   #14
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That's what I do, works great! And, you have an electric drill around for emergency use.
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Old 01-13-2011, 04:19 PM   #15
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Hey man save yourself some bread... get a cordless drill (18 volt or better) and then some socket adapter bits for it I am using a 1/2" one... add the right sized socket and bang elect raise and lower... you might still have to use the crank for the last little fine tuning bit... but works like a hot darn...


.... I just bought a new Black and Decker Li 20 volt at Home Despot for $100.00 and you can get a 3 pack of adapters (1/4 3/8 1/2) for under $5.00..

sure beats the $500.00 they want for the elect levelers. Also you will find lots of uses for the drill at the campsite..

I either use my 18 volt drill to lower/raise the stabilizer jacks or my 10 yr old son, if he`s available. I believe the socket size on mine is 3/4".
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Yup 18 volt drill for me to.
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Old 01-13-2011, 07:32 PM   #17
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I have only set up once and I like just pushing the button. With our old trailer I would sometimes feel guilty watching my wife cranking the jacks.:director:
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I have one on my fiver it works well. I haul wood and bikes on it, most of the time together. Worth the money paid IMO.
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Will the spare tire and ladder still fit with the bike rack?
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Yes, at least on mine. The ladder ends at the bumper, and the cargo rack is under the bumper. The spare tire is under the trailer, but farther forward.
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