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Old 04-09-2011, 11:55 AM   #1
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5th wheel tripod ?

A friend of mine sold his 5th wheel, and gave me his tripod for my 5th wheel. How much weight ( load) should i put on the tripod ?
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We tried one and returned it. It was trouble to set up and it did not make any difference on the trailer.

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Old 04-09-2011, 01:13 PM   #3
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yeah, my buddy used this tripod that he gave me only a few times. its free to me so i want to give it a try.

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We tried one and returned it. It was trouble to set up and it did not make any difference on the trailer.

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Level the rig, then tighten the tripod as tight as you can get it by hand. Then hit the "down" button for bringing the front end down...not long, just tap it once or twice, it'll give you a bit more pressure and stability.
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I agree with Cat. I level up, then jack it by hand as far as I can, then go one more with the handle. It gives a little more stability.
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