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JT Stabilizers

Unread postby Limey on Mon Apr 21, 2008 1:48 am

Well, I have been raving about these in evey forum I go on, since I installed them in January. The lack of movement while set up here at home was remarkable. This weekend we had our first real trip while using them and I have to say that my admiration for them was inreased. 30 to 40 mph winds and the trailer never moved.

I had a friend who also has a 5er vist during the worst of the winds and he was amazed. His wife said that their Cruiser would be rocking and rolling.

Best $299 I have ever spent on an RV accessory - and no I do not work for them! Just passing on an opinion on how good they are.

Anyone else here using them?
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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby Big Dave on Mon Apr 21, 2008 4:10 pm

Yep, I've got em and love em. Stable and secure. Easy to use with nothing to store. I did however break one of the T handles this last weekend. It seems the weld was insufficient.
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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby chevman on Tue Apr 22, 2008 9:34 pm

We have used ours for 2 winters and really like what they do. REALLY like them when the wind is blowing.
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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby Limey on Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:04 pm

Welcome to the forum, Chevman! :)
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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby skipnchar on Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:27 pm

Hi Chevman, glad you made it over. Welcome to the forum / Skip
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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby chevman on Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:18 pm

Thanks when do I get paid? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: chevman
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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby Limey on Thu Apr 24, 2008 2:49 pm

chevman wrote:Thanks when do I get paid? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: chevman


You didn't get the check yet??
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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby skipnchar on Thu Apr 24, 2008 10:46 pm

Limey wrote:
chevman wrote:Thanks when do I get paid? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: chevman


You didn't get the check yet??

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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby leadm55 on Thu May 08, 2008 12:41 am

Just curious of how many of our members use jacks under their slideouts. I use them when I am parked for a long period of time but never for just a weekend.
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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby Limey on Thu May 08, 2008 12:52 am

leadm55 wrote:Just curious of how many of our members use jacks under their slideouts. I use them when I am parked for a long period of time but never for just a weekend.


Personally I would avoid using them. I have had both Jayco and Coachmen RVs with slides - the owners manuals have all said emphatically NOT to use them. Anything that can cause your trailer to drop, such as a flat tire could cause a slide to have undue pressure under it and could do a lot of damage. With the JT's on my trailer the thing is rock solid, even when sitting and moving around in the slide. This is one area where I would go with the manufacturers advice!
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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby leadm55 on Thu May 08, 2008 2:05 pm

You have a good point there. I was told that if you park along time with the slide out that it could make the slide sag.
What is the difference between the JT stablizer that you all are talking about and the regular kingpin tripod stablizer?
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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby Limey on Thu May 08, 2008 3:08 pm

leadm55 wrote:You have a good point there. I was told that if you park along time with the slide out that it could make the slide sag.
What is the difference between the JT stablizer that you all are talking about and the regular kingpin tripod stablizer?


The JT's are a permanent fixture - there are 6 of them to a set. The best way to understand is to go their site at
JT Strongarm website
and watch the video.

These pictures are from the site and may give you a quick understanding of what we are talking about:
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Re: JT Stabilizers

Unread postby tvman44 on Sun Dec 21, 2008 7:03 pm

We love our JT Stabilizers, sure tame a trailer. We even stayed in our 5er during Hurricane Ike here as the A/C in the house went out due to a bad relay so we spent the night in the 5er. Very stable. 8-)
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