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Old 02-08-2013, 10:25 AM   #1
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We are thinking of installing a staibilizer system on our 5th wheel. Looking at either the Steadyfast system or the JT'S Strong Arm. Any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:44 AM   #2
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We have the Ultra Fab Eliminators and they work great. They all do a better job then nothing so which ever brand you pick you should see a big improvement in reduced movement.
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:59 AM   #3
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I think one will work just as good as the other. They all stop the movement. If you want to save a little money, get yourself a set of load locks and position them in there top to bottom from one side to the other and then tighten them.
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I put Steadyfast on the Kingston last summer,very happy with it. Only 3 t bars to tighten.
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Thanx for all the comments. We'll just have to decide which will work best for us kind of leaning towards the Steady Fast
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Lloyd,
Are these what you are talking about? These look like they would work to stabilize a trailer...Would you use 4 of them, 1 front and 1 rear and one on each side?

http://www.uscargocontrol.com/Van-Trailer-Products/Load-Bars-Load-Lock-Cargo-Bars/Round-Tube-Cargo-Load-Bars-W-2X4-Pads-4-Pack

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Jim, I seen this on the forum here. Somebody, I don't remember who had used this setup on his rig and claimed it worked for him. He had pics posted also. (I think) I probably shouldn't have posted that without having a little more of the info. But I would think if you did a search you could come up with it.
After I bought that set and installed them, I could see they are a pretty simple thing.
I like to fiddle with stuff and I wish I had been able to see exactly what they were. I would have made a set just like them for very little money.

Yes, those are load locks.



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Lloyd,
Thanks, I'll search for it here, but at $79 for a set of 4, I think I'm going to order them and give them a try. Also, I will be up in Minocqua, Duluth and Chippewa Falls from August 14th to the 24th...if any of these are near you I'd like to stop and say "hi" if you'll be around. I know it's kind of far off, but we're leaving in April and won't be back to WI unitl the end of July. We then give away all the furniture and anything we can't use in the camper and walk away from our apartment. We're heading to Minocua to see friends we haven't seen in a few years...then we have always wanted to see Duluth so we're heading there, then back to BD via Chippewa Falls. Let me know if you'd like to meet. I will mail you as time gets closer

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I sent you an email.
Why don't you go down to Farm&Fleet and look at load locks. I have bought them there.


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I installed a set of JT StrongArms on all four corners and they work great.
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