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Posted: 04/27/21 06:55pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

speediq99 wrote:

If you don't like the question, don't waste your time and everyone else's with an answer.

You made assumptions and that is always dangerous.

I've had a lot of electric jacks before. Most of them were not only fast, they were powerful. This one is a weak snail. Not only that when the base hits the support point, it slows down to a trickle. It is not 45 secs. This makes things time consuming hitching and unhitching with an Equilizer bar that tends to bind on the ball.

Stiffling conversations is not the best way to encourage people who are new to this is and frequent this forum. I have always gotten some really good ideas here. People are kind and helpful, not shameful.

We have all learned one way or another by reading and asking questions. At times, the most stupid questions get answered with stuff I've never heard of after camping for nearly 25 yrs.

No big deal, just skip to the next topic when you don't like it.

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Sorry some people were snarky to you.

The voltage answer that some of the members gave is a good one though. The jack might be OK it was jut wired with the wrong gauge of wire.

Something to check out before you spend money on a replacement.

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Caution with the folding foot, unless you bungee it up while traveling it has tendency to drop down.
And It tends to fold up on uneven ground.


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JWF wrote:

Caution with the folding foot, unless you bungee it up while traveling it has tendency to drop down.
And It tends to fold up on uneven ground.


Then it's broken. It has a 1/2" dia, spring loaded steel pin that must be pulled for it to move from either position. Drop the tongue hard enough (like my dealer did) and it will break. Otherwise it will never move on its own.

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May want to check the wiring of the jack to the battery.
A few years ago I installed a power jack and didn’t pay close enough attention when making the electrical connection (2x6 volt batteries) which resulted in having only 6 volts feeding the jack. It worked but was extremely slow, like taking about 5-6 minutes to fully extend. A simple rewire to provide a full 12 volts fixed the problem


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QCMan wrote:

I was serious with that comment. My time is valuable. Maybe yours isn't.


Cant be that valuable you've posted worthless comments twice.


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