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Old 04-03-2014, 11:35 PM   #1
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Timber Ridge stabs

Just bought a new Timber Ridge 260rls with the electric stabilizers. I assume I put down the stabs b/4 extending the slide or does it make any diff?

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Hi Larv, welcome aboard.

Your stabilizers should always be used as just that... stabilizers, not levelers. You should properly level your unit using leveling blocks or wood (or whatever method you choose) then deploy the stabilizers to minimize the rocking back and forth from the suspension.

Level first, deploy stabs to minimize rocking, then open slide(s).

Enjoy!
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I second that.
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Typically. Level with blocks as needed. Then extend stabilizers to fine tune the leveling and primarily reduce movement. Then extend slides. Your owners manual likely speaks to the procedure.
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The power stabilizers will not raise one side at all. I wish they would.
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All but one manufacturer say to level, unhook from the truck, stabilize and then extend the slide. On leaving, slides in, retract stabilizers, hitch up and unlevel.

And one more thing...ALWAYS chock or block the wheels before you un hitch the trailer.

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