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Old 09-10-2013, 05:10 PM   #1
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JT Strong Arm Stabilizers

How many of my fellow campers use these and do they work? Camping world has them on sale and I am interested if they work. Thanks
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I had them on two different 5th wheelers. One 34' and the other 38'. Worked OK for me.
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Old 09-14-2013, 11:20 PM   #3
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We have been using another brand for almost 8 years and couldn't be happier. We have a 38' triple slide Carriage with a full entertainment across the entire rear of our rig and we have almost no movement and they keep us extremely stable in high winds. Hugs, Di
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:15 AM   #4
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We had the JT Strongarms installed a couple months ago. While it doesn't remove all of the movements of our 37' fifth wheel, I would say it took out about 75% or 80%. We are very pleased with the results and it was well worth the investment.
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Mine is also 37 feet with a bunk house in the rear. If I could remove 80% I would be happy. Kids move at all in bunk house wife and I feel it up front
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They do help.

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I had a set of the Plug It Rite stabilizers on my last Bighorn and they do work very well.
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When I had my 37' fiver, the JT Strong Arms were one of the first mods. Without them I could tell when my wife was moving around in the unit because it would rock my cold refreshing beverage! For me, the JT Strong Arms removed closer to 95% of the movement. Once tightening them up you need to 'bump up' your landing gear to place a little stress on the system. (Just remember to loosen them when you go to put the jacks and landing gear away! They hold tight.) If they are on sale I would recommend getting them.
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I have the similar Steadyfast brand and they are far more effective and easier to use than a tripod. Go for it.
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When I had my 37' fiver, the JT Strong Arms were one of the first mods. Without them I could tell when my wife was moving around in the unit because it would rock my cold refreshing beverage! For me, the JT Strong Arms removed closer to 95% of the movement. Once tightening them up you need to 'bump up' your landing gear to place a little stress on the system. (Just remember to loosen them when you go to put the jacks and landing gear away! They hold tight.) If they are on sale I would recommend getting them.
By "bump up" do you mean retract or extend?
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I ordered them! After seeing a 5ver with them installed and using my master's degree in math, it all makes sense geometrically.
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Old 09-16-2013, 03:36 PM   #12
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In my opinion they should come standard with every rv over 30 foot
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skismuggs, if I remember the instructions correctly it said to hit/bump the landing gear button to slightly raise the unit.
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