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Old 06-26-2011, 08:49 AM   #11
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I purchased a pair of wheel locks on ebay they are wood and made to fit your TT. You make a simple adjustment when you get them and they lock in very fast and easy. the ebay number is 330548979321 they stopped all the rocking in my 29N, I do use wood blocks under my flimsey corner jacks and that also helps the settling. Happy camping!
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Old 07-03-2011, 03:44 AM   #12
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I am glad this got posted. I just bought a Jay Feather 28U. After setting up the trailer and leveling it out, the trailer seems pretty steady when you walk around in it. However I have noticed the same problem the poster mentioned when your in bed and someone is walking around in the trailer.

Trailer Life's July issue has a article on BAL's motorized scissor jack's that you can add " Lock Nut Stabilizers " to. They claim they work well.

I would be interested in an opinion which would work better, the "x Chock or the " lock Nut stabilizers ". The stabilizers are similar to several other brands out there that others have mentioned. Thanks in advance.
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Old 07-03-2011, 08:17 AM   #13
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A trick my brother taught me is to make sure the wheel chocks are tight under the tires. His method is after the trailer is level is to place the wheel chocks under ther rear of the tires and back the trailer up a few inches on the wheel chocks. Next is to place the truck in park with emergency break on. Then I go out and place the wheel chocks in front of the same tires you place the rear chocks (or wife will help sometimes). After in place release the parking break and the trailer rolls tight on the front chocks. For added security we also use the x-chocks like Crabman and have no issues with the trailer rocking. Hope this helps.
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Old 07-03-2011, 11:21 AM   #14
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X-chocks also help slow a rv thief down by being able to lock them with those cheapy locks. If you use the x-chocks, remember to tighten them down once more if you install them right after pulling into camp. Tires may be expanded due to heat of travel. Once they contract the x-chocks will be loose and not work as they should
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Old 07-03-2011, 11:29 AM   #15
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Thank you all for the ideas. i think I will start with the wheel chock idea that rollin condo described and then use some wood blocks under the flimsy trailer jacks. Currently (including as I write) my jacks are pretty much maxed out (in length) with no wood blocks under them.

If the above mentioned does not work as well as we would like, I will look into purchasing waynes stabalizing system. Although this system seems to work well, I dont think I would be able to install it under the "light" bumper of the trailer. I will look to see if I will be able to install it under the frame.

All ideas were appreciated and we will start to incorporate them and I will post the results on this thread.

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Old 07-06-2011, 01:20 AM   #16
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I set up my trailer like you described. It takes some effort but I think it is worth it. Today I bought a set of the x chocks so i'm hoping this will make a difference. If i'm still having some issues i'll add another set of levelers. i've done quite a bit of trailering over the years but in a much smaller travel trailer and never had account for such a long frame. There were some great ideas mentioned here. Thanks
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We have a 29n and our Dachshund would make it rock. Bought 2 24" scissor jacks and place in front of the axles on the frame. I use a portable drill to lift and lower. Tighten about 1 turn and the frame has the extra support. The TT does not rock or bounce.
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Old 07-14-2013, 10:32 PM   #18
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did the same as rwstinson, put two extra jacks on right in front of first axle on our 32bhds, takes the suspension travel out and no more movement when set up.
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I have a EXP 213 with the large rear slide. I changed out the factory stabilizers with BAL jacks and use home made wood pads under each made of 4X4s. Best investment though was a set of the jack stands just like the ones in Crabman's post. I place them under the frames just in front of and back of the wheels(chocked) and snug them up after lowering the jacks.
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I have a EXP 213 with the large rear slide. I changed out the factory stabilizers with BAL jacks and use home made wood pads under each made of 4X4s. Best investment though was a set of the jack stands just like the ones in Crabman's post. I place them under the frames just in front of and back of the wheels(chocked) and snug them up after lowering the jacks.
They really DO work, and they are cheap.
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