Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 12-14-2015, 08:16 AM   #1
Weekend Camper
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 64
stabilizer jacks

Hey All:

Would guess this has come up before, but I am curious to know what some of you folks think about knowing when your stabalizer jacks are lowered to the correct position.

I imagine this is a "feel" kind of thing and that most people have their own technique, but as a newbie and having camped four times now, I always wonder if I got it right. Regardless of what I have tried, we still get a bit of bounce when someone is walking inside the trailer.

We are getting ready to head south next week and greatly appreciate the input.

Merry Christmas!
__________________
Scott & Phyllis
2016 Crossroads Sunset Trail 250RB
2015 Ford F150 Supercrew/3.5 Ecoboost/Max Tow
blkdth1313 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2015, 08:44 AM   #2
Family Vacation Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Missouri
Posts: 144
Is it bounce or is it rock? My wife complained about the same issue and we finally invested in a set of X-Chocks and that pretty well eliminated the movement we were having.
__________________
2016 Sunset Trail 33BD
Tow Vehicle 2016 Nissan Titan XD 4x4, Crew Cab, SV with Cummins V-8
CFun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2015, 08:45 AM   #3
Site Team
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: WI.
Posts: 7,575
Stabilizer jacks can't and don't eliminate the bounce and movement of the trailer. They are just stabilizers.
I don't know if you have the electric or manual jacks. I have the manual and I crank them down pretty hard.

The best investment you can make to eliminate the movement is to install a set of stabilizers. There are several brands on the market. This is what I installed, and it virtually eliminated the movement.

RVStabilizerPage2 941-416-0918 10-10 7 days a week plugitright@gmail.com
__________________
2008 Cruiser CF26RK
2013 Ford Eco-Boost
Heavy duty payload - Max tow
Lloyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Crossroads RV or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:49 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.