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Old 01-17-2007, 05:42 PM   #1
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Hello All,

I'm going to be replacing my stock manual jack with a electric powered one. Can anybody give me some comparative info to help me decide which kind to get? I'm trying to decide between Atwood or Barker.
Anybody with experience with both? Any issues or problems with either?

Thanks for any help deciding.

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Old 01-17-2007, 05:42 PM   #2
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Hello All,

I'm going to be replacing my stock manual jack with a electric powered one. Can anybody give me some comparative info to help me decide which kind to get? I'm trying to decide between Atwood or Barker.
Anybody with experience with both? Any issues or problems with either?

Thanks for any help deciding.

This is a great site!

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Old 01-18-2007, 03:25 AM   #3
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I purchased the Barker Delux Hi-Power 3500 for my FS2300 two years ago and it has performed flawlessly for me. I don't remember what I paid for it but I caught it on sale at RVpartsoutlet.com.

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Old 01-18-2007, 11:18 AM   #4
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Get the largest weight rating one you can, I think that is the 3500. Less strain on the motor.
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Old 01-18-2007, 05:06 PM   #5
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I only have experience with the Atwood tongue jack. Works good, no problems at all.

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Old 01-18-2007, 09:26 PM   #6
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by tmm2good:
Get the largest weight rating one you can, I think that is the 3500. Less strain on the motor. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Ditto..... that's what we had on the FB2200 I believe it was an Atwood
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My dealer use to sell both of those brands but had to many returns. They now carry the Ultra Fab and the failure rate is way, way down. I bought the 3,000lb model and it lifts my TT and rear of my 1 ton dually truck with no strain.
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Old 01-26-2007, 06:09 AM   #8
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Thanks for all the input guys. I ended up getting a Barker 3,000lb. Seems to work just great, although I'm a little disappointed at the brightness of the light.


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Old 02-25-2007, 09:55 AM   #9
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Just ordered a new Ultra Fab 3500 for the car trailer. After cranking that thing for the past 3 years, it's about time I took a rest, my arm is killing me.
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