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Old 06-07-2020, 12:21 PM   #1
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Rocking trailer

We have a 2015 25' Jay Feather Ultra Light Jayco. After stabilizers are in place, the trailer still has a wobble to it when we walk thru the trailer. (after ensuring a hard surface under the stabilizers of course) We two are seniors - and not large people, never treating our trailer roughly. Wondering if additional or different stabilizers could help, or if anyone has suggestions. Thanks!
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Old 06-07-2020, 12:29 PM   #2
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Try a set of wheel chock locks like these. Basically they lock the tandem wheels together. They will help stabilize your trailer.

https://www.etrailer.com/Wheel-Chock...21-001070.html
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BOY, you don't know how hard it is for me to NOT post the tag line for rocking trailers


but, understand, most small trailers have stabilizers only and your tires are still able to bounce... some state the x-braces between dual axle tires help, but having a previous 5'er I found putting a boat jack in the rear receiver helped us a lot...
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The lighter weight the trailer, the more it will rock. The only way to eliminate all rocking is to lift the trailer totally off the tires and support the frame with solid blocks.

X-chocks help, but need to be set after you have the trailer leveled. J.T.'s Strongarms help as well.

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Considering they mention their age range, blocking a TT off the ground might not be an option. This device is something I just recommend to someone else and is easy to use.


https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001UGPEJA...v_ov_lig_dp_it


You can get two if you have a tandem axle trailer. Not tools really needed. Just hand tighten it and it works. Or you can carry a wrench and crank it down.
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I successfully used this device when I was in a travel trailer. We would put ours under the rear bumper to help tighten things up. A second one under the entry stairs helps even more. They do set up fairly quickly, but you are on your hands and knees to do it...

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Rv+stabil...f=nb_sb_noss_2
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I use these too. We have two children and a baby in our hybrid and these have really helped. The first time it took a little longer than expected but since itís been pretty easy unless itís raining and muddy.

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I successfully used this device when I was in a travel trailer. We would put ours under the rear bumper to help tighten things up. A second one under the entry stairs helps even more. They do set up fairly quickly, but you are on your hands and knees to do it...

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Rv+stabil...f=nb_sb_noss_2
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