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Old 03-17-2016, 08:22 PM   #21
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I have a Jay-Feather ex-port 17C with the tongue jack. Would not be with out it. If you are using a WDH it makes things so much easier.
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Old 03-18-2016, 07:29 AM   #22
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thanks for the input...think I will just have them put one on b4 I pick it up next week!
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Old 03-20-2016, 05:08 PM   #23
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It would be nice, but I helped a guy last summer just to get it working. Just one more thing to go wrong. It takes little effort to crank it down.
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Old 03-28-2016, 01:24 PM   #24
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You can use it by hand also and it's not hard at all had to once when battery was dead
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Old 04-01-2016, 09:39 AM   #25
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I also agree our 23f came with a powered one great for the weight distribution hitch, I also have a 20' cargo trailer we use for everything and really wanted to put one one there for the same reason but the battery and cost have put that off for awhile. When the cargo trailer is empty no problem but full that hand crank gets old fast.
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Old 04-03-2016, 05:36 PM   #26
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i added the cheap harbor freight one to my 16xrb only because i couldnt crank the handle with the oversized spare tire on my jeep, but i def like doing it the easy way now lol. and there is a hand crank you put in the top if it breaks or you have no power for some reason.
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Old 04-04-2016, 05:53 PM   #27
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FYI - This seems like a great deal:
Suspension Proģ 3,500 lbs Power Jack
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Old 04-05-2016, 06:40 PM   #28
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My X17C had a manual jack. Did that for a season and got tired of raising/lowering multiple times to attach/unhook the WDH. Bought the Harbor Freight electric when they were running a 25% off coupon and have been happy with it. It's noisier than electrics that I've had on previous trailers but does the job. When it's 90+ degrees outside, I don't like having to use a manual jack. Well worth the $100!
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