Trailer Jacks: What Do You Prefer?

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Your Preferred Trailer Jack

Flat Plate
7
37%
Single Wheel
11
58%
Double Wheel
0
No votes
Other
1
5%
 
Total votes : 19

Trailer Jacks: What Do You Prefer?

Postby H-Balm » Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:20 am

What trailer jacks do you prefer for your teardrop and tiny trailers?

Feel free to elaborate on what benefits/drawbacks they have.
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Postby Ratkity » Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:27 am

The RV guy said most people switch to a flat plate, so I got one. I found that the light weight of the camper allows for the plate to slide on asphalt in campgrounds. I am thinking of switching back to the original wheel and getting one of those round wheel chocks that will have more contact with the pavement and prevent the front end from sliding.

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edit: Use wheel chocks too. Sometimes they slip.
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Postby bobhenry » Sat Mar 12, 2011 9:25 am

Ratkity wrote:The RV guy said most people switch to a flat plate, so I got one. I found that the light weight of the camper allows for the plate to slide on asphalt in campgrounds. I am thinking of switching back to the original wheel and getting one of those round wheel chocks that will have more contact with the pavement and prevent the front end from sliding.

Hugs,
Ratkity

edit: Use wheel chocks too. Sometimes they slip.


Those heavy duty anti slip dog food bowls work great to keep the jack wheel from wandering too.
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Postby mvperini » Fri Mar 18, 2011 8:47 am

single wheel


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Postby parnold » Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:28 am

I have a car scissor jack bolted to my tongue. I put a socket on my Dewalt cordless drill and it takes 2 seconds to lower. My tongue weight is low enough I just lift and move to get it where I want it.
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