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Old 08-02-2014, 11:18 PM   #15
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I found a plastics place that sells a product called, 'Starboard'. I got 14" squares 1.5 inches thick. My front axle is more than 14000 lbs and the rears (drive and tag) are rated for 30000. The pads have held up for nearly a year without any sign of wear.

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Old 08-03-2014, 12:45 PM   #16
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Starboard is great stuff! Used it often for misc stuff on my boat. Very well known in the marine world. Indestructible! About the only time it's hard to use is if you need to glue it. Kinda pricey, though, for jack pads, iirc.

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Old 08-03-2014, 01:08 PM   #17
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Hosspads work great. https://bsrminc.com/hosspad

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Old 08-03-2014, 01:57 PM   #18
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I used to use the cheap yellow/orange stacking blocks you can get all over the place, but they're really not designed for coaches this size (14,600# front axle and 30,000# combined rear & tag... gross weight, of course).

I picked up a set of the Utility Blocks. You can watch this video about them on YouTube:

The Best RV Leveling Blocks - YouTube

I think there's a link to buy them on eBay in the video description on YouTube, too.

I've had mine for about a year now, and they're holding up great! MUCH sturdier than the cheap-o stackers... lighter than blocks of wood... and way cheaper than Hoss Pads or Dica.

Just another option!
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Old 08-03-2014, 04:01 PM   #19
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Thanks all. New info was the OFL (outdoor for life) pad. Bigfoot pad for RV is good. Sent request w/ info on stacking for the OFL - their reply..

If you wanted to stack these units, I would suggest that we provide you with some 2” stainless steel set screws that could be used to secure the stack - with holes that we would pre-drill for you. The set-screws are the same type as we use in our handles, this would prevent a pad from slipping off each other of there was any elevation angle… I would rather over think/design something than be sorry later.

A set of 16”x16x1” pads would be $197.00, each additional pad would be $48.00 each. A set of 14”x14x1” pads would be $183.00, each additional pad would be $42.00 each.

Very responsive. All of these poly plastic pads are slick - need to be pined if stacked. Have great load capability. Ed
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I ditto the recommedation of bcbounders on the Utility Blocks. I just ordered them a couple months ago and they are awesome, but they could sure use a catchier name to help their marketing They also weigh less than lumber. Stay far away from the cheap brightly colored mesh blocks (don't ask me how I know).
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I have Dicors and love them.
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Old 08-09-2014, 12:27 PM   #22
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I had put on 8" rubber on each jack. But to late.
I got hit with lighting burn a lot of thing out.
thank God I had insurance that fix it.
God Luck safe driving...

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