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Posted: 07/12/12 03:28pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

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Happijac The ball screw unit can lift 1900 LB per jack

I've had them on 3 campers over a 15 year span and have never had a problem.

I recommend only the electric, and with remote. Trying to lift any camper with manual hand crank or drill is very difficult at best (and yes I have)

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I've always liked the Reico-Titan manual hydraulic jacks. Had them on 3 campers and they work good.


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I am familiar only with the Rieco Titan electric jacks. They seem to work very well. I did have one motor head fail on me and I called the company. They had a new one in the mail that same day, even before I sent them back the old one. Very good customer service so far.


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Which ever brand you get, be sure to get electric ones with a wireless remote. It makes loading and unloading the camper so much easier.

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My Reico-Titan are rated at 2500 lbs. As I understand they are actually a 3000 lb jack system downrated to 2500lb.


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I have heard happijacks called crappijacks many times. i have had three truck campers the best jacks i saw were atwood or reico my happijacks are going back to the factory for the third rebuild i am taking the motors off next week they are 5 years old the last rebuild laasted less than a year i am very disappointed with my happijacks they are a expensive item to replace i will say the factory has been goo about rebuilding them and only charging me the freight both ways maybe i have a lemon could be, i have been very careful in the use of them


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Atwood Heavy Duty - 2,800 lbs. per jack. 5,000 lb. system rating for 4 jacks. That is from the Atwood manual.

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2nd the Atwoods!





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