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Old 05-04-2014, 08:33 AM   #1
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Lance Truck Camper Jacks

I'm getting ready to buy my first truck camper. A friend of mind mentioned to me that I should be aware of the potential problem of the jacks coming out with time. Anyone here on the forum have/had bad experiences with the jacks on their Lance campers?

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Old 05-04-2014, 08:48 AM   #2
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Usually, this is caused by operator error, such as not retracting the jacks before moving.

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Old 05-05-2014, 12:40 PM   #3
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We've owned three Lance campers a Lance 815 , a Lance 845 , an a Lance 881. Two had electric jacks one had manual jacks . None have given us anything to worry about . The Lance 881 is the one we presently have and by far the one we have enjoyed the most .
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Old 05-06-2014, 07:17 AM   #4
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Thanks for the replies. That's the information I needed.
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Old 05-29-2014, 08:33 PM   #5
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No problems

Had a 2003 Lance 9:15 for 11 yrs. Jacks were still as tight as when we bought the camper. We sold it 2 months ago to a fellow heading to Alaska to pan for gold.
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Old 11-17-2014, 09:22 PM   #6
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I welded tabs under bumper to jack with a muffler clamp on jack pole how some weight goes on rear bumper when on jacks

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