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Old 02-28-2012, 08:04 PM   #1
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Pinnacle Front Stablizer

Wanting to get some of the rocking out of the front bedroom, I installed Front Stablizers on the landing gear this afternoon.

They work great, now the front of our 5th Wheel is solid.



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Old 02-28-2012, 09:54 PM   #2
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This is on my "to-do" list, what brand did you get?
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Here is the link to the Stabilizers I bought.

Nice units, resonable price, fast Shipping (shipping included in price)

I only bought the front Stabilizer set as our Jayco has the newer style rear landing gear that has no side to side movement.

http://www.plugitright.com/RVStabilizer.html
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Old 02-29-2012, 06:43 AM   #4
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Had the rocking issue with my 5er also. I was able to get rid of mine with a king pin stabilizer. My Dad had a older 2 legged type with the jacking mechanism like the old style car jacks. I was really impressed on how stable it made the 5er.
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What I like about the landing leg stabilizers with the two side to side arms and the two front to rear arms is they stop movement in both directions.

We had a King Pin Stabilizer on our 05 Jayco Eagle and it did work well (I think the Landing Leg Units work better, sure are easier to setup!), the buyer that bought our Eagle wanted it so we included it with the deal.

Since we have the Mor/Ryde Pin Box on our Pinnacle I did not think the King Pin Stabilizer would work as well since the Mor/Ryde is made to flex plus need storage space for the King Pin unit.

Very happy with our Stabilizers, they were not real cheap at $185 with shipping but compared to some of the others I have looked at I thought they were a good deal.
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I have heard good things about the landing leg stabilizers. And was leery of the King pin type. A friend of ours has one of the newer 3 legged tripod style. He mentioned that while it did help, it did not completely resolve the issue.

So, not sure if it is because the one I have is a 2 legged (wider stance) style is why it works better. I would say it gets rid of about 90% or better of the rocking/sway. Plus, it was free! lol
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Plus, it was free! lol
Always hard to argue with FREE !!!!!!
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Rob...See from you id you are from Florida? Brandon area myself.
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Yep, we are from Tallahassee, FL

Fulltime now but our Daughter lives in Tallahassee, we use her address for home base residence and mailing address.

The company I work for has their corporate office and manufacturing plants in the Tallahassee area, so I stay in the area from time to time for Product R&D and Testing.

We recently left the Orlando / Tampa area after a 6 week stay at Disney's Fort Wilderness. Spent time supporting our local techs in the Central Florida (Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota) market.

Will be heading to Texas is a few weeks to work with our Houston area Techs for about a month.
We will be heading to a Rally in Kerrville TX the end of April.
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Sounds like a pretty sweet setup...work and camp all at the same time. We do a lot of camping up there in the Panhandle area. Have a Grandson that lives in Panama City who LOVES to go camping. So, we take him out all we can. Heading up there for Spring break for a few days at Rocky Bayou State park and then rest of the week at Black Water State park.
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