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Old 06-13-2021, 12:00 PM   #1
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Wobble Stoppers

Holly cow WOW!!
Made my own, scrap lumber and store bought ratchet straps and i- bolts.
Along with my x-chocks my unit is like a rock!!!! No back and forth or hop.
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Old 06-13-2021, 01:01 PM   #2
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Old 06-13-2021, 02:32 PM   #3
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Not mine, but thanks.
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Old 06-14-2021, 02:48 PM   #4
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I just built ours over the weekend. We haven't spent the night with them in place yet, but the initial test of just stepping up into the camper I noticed it was MUCH more solid. I had scrap 2x4s to use, and only had to buy the eye bolts, so it was an easy deal. Looking forward to putting them to use when we head out in a few weeks.
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Old 06-14-2021, 06:09 PM   #5
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Old 06-14-2021, 06:11 PM   #6
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Oh ya, only need to snug the straps, not 9ver tight.

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Can you please show how the boards are attached at the top? Thanks. Jay
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Can you please show how the boards are attached at the top? Thanks. Jay
Hope this is clear enough. I just wedged the 2x in the c-channel.
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Hope this is clear enough. I just wedged the 2x in the c-channel.
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Now I get it. Thanks. Jay
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I do the same, except I just use 2x2”. I have two different lengths, one set about 3” longer than the other. I place them depending on what the site needs. It doesn’t take much to stop the wobbles.
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Old 06-19-2021, 01:19 PM   #13
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Wayne's Stabilizer

Hi Paul,

Yes, you have made the wood version of a Wayne's Stabilizer. Good job! I use two modified "Wayne's" and a 3rd one from scratch. I use the "Wayne's" aluminum square tubes for two and steel square tubes on the scratch version. The third stabilizer runs front to back. The third one eliminated the very last of the wobble.

You are correct, sir. They work great! The secret is the geometry and the ratchet strap.
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Cool idea. I might have to make some of these. How long do you make the 2x4s?
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It depends on your trailer. Got to get out the old tape measure. Ideal length is whatever is 45° from ground to trailer attachment point. The angle is what makes them work. If you're on a front to back slope it won't be 45° but it will still work.
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D'oh!

I just had a "D'oh!" moment. Instead of trying to eyeball 45°, measure the distance from trailer attachment point to ground. Multiply that distance by 1.41. That's your brace length.
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I followed this guys example and made a set for the front of my camper. It made a HUGE difference! The front was solid as a rock. I have now made a similar set for the rear.

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