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We just took delivery of a new 2012 Jayco 31.5RLTS Eagle Superlite and the first mod I want to do is add JT's Strong Arm Stabalizers. I have looked at different styles and think the JT's are the deal. What are the opinions of others on this product? What is the best price you have seen out there on these? I have found them at several places but none lower than $299. If this is as good as it gets then it is what it is.

Other mods on the list are a battery cut off switch, smallish (1000 to 1500 watt) inverter wired to the AC outlets only, 2" receiver for a rack to hold my Honda Trail 90, and possibly a roof mounted solar charging system.

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the JT's are the real deal for us.
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On our previous fiver I installed Ultra-Fab Eliminators. Exact same as JTs, but at the time were $100 cheaper.

Combined with Rotochoks they removed at least 90% movement.


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Congratulations and welcome to the Jayco Family!



The $299.00 you found is not too bad...shipping is likely extra.

I found them for $262.00 at Tweety's RV including shipping, $335.00 at RVWholesalers.com. PPL for $402.00 shipping not included, $445.00 EBay with shipping, and $294.00 at Adventure RV (shipping to my ZIP in California $38.00).


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I went with Steadyfast. Less pieces equals a simpler to use design. Have heard no complaints on either one.


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JTs work great for us.

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Steadyfast for me, I'm lazy and only 3 things to tighten sold me. Both the JT's or Steadyfast have good feedback.


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We like our JT's and they were free because the dealership made a mistake on the initial install...I guess I threw a bit of a fit but it all worked out...


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We have Steady Fast, took out most of movement. Only three knobs to turn, love them.





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Thanks for the feedback, looks like I have some additional consideration before I buy, I checked out the Ultra Fab and they are now priced higher than the JTs, at least where I looked. Found some from BAL that are much less expensive but I'm not real impressed with the way they mount to the landing legs. I guess you do indeed get what you pay for in this world.

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