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Old 02-10-2011, 05:42 PM   #11
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We have the electric jacks on our trailer. When you push the down switch one jack goes down and touches, then the one on the other side will go down and touch. Then both will lift.

After paying extra to get them on our new trailer I would just as soon get the manual stabalizer jacks. The electric ones will only go so tight and the trailer is still bouncy. A waste of money in my opinion. I really like the electric tongue jack.
Thanks for your info. Unfortunantly, I cannot bend over without a great deal of pain, so anything I can get that prevents that is a major plus.

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Old 02-10-2011, 07:17 PM   #12
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If the electric jack will help you minimalize stooping over then it is a no brainer- get them. I have seen several Class A owners at CG's use them and they tell me the manual ones do a better job at stopping TT bounce.
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:22 PM   #13
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IF that is the reason for the electric jacks, by all means go for it. You just might have to put some blocks down though to completely level the unit.
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:33 PM   #14
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If the electric jack will help you minimalize stooping over then it is a no brainer- get them. I have seen several Class A owners at CG's use them and they tell me the manual ones do a better job at stopping TT bounce.
I am trading in a class A MH. It has electric jacks, and stops virtually all of the bounce. However they are levelers, not stabilizers. They are designed to lift the wheels clear off the ground. We knew when we decided to downsize to a TT, that it would not be as stable due to that fact. We are prepared to live with a little jounce. Part of the trade off.

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Old 02-10-2011, 10:23 PM   #15
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The electric stabalizers are definately easy to use. Just push the button. We will be getting two more manual stabalizers and mount them near the wheels. Our travel trailer is long, 35ft and it needs more stability.

I know that motorhome style leavelers are available for 5th wheels and trailers. I don't know who makes them.
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