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Posted: 03/25/22 10:01am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I just saw these today. They have been out for years and never seen them. I was wondering if anyone has used these and what your thoughts are about them. They say they can be used to store your trailer with the wheels off the ground.I want to use them to lift my fiver. Www.trailerlegs.com


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Does your 5er manufacturer approve of lifting RV off the ground for extended periods via the frame at the leg contact points? The tires, rims, axles and where attached to the frame were built to support the RV for years and years without a break.


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Seems like a pretty expensive solution to a problem that doesn't exist.


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It looks like they would be hard to get in place to raise the trailer. If one would slip and not rotate with the others you would have to start over.
What's the reason to use them at all?

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Why do you want to lift your FW? Couldn't you use your jacks?

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Posted: 03/25/22 03:36pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

To raise tires of the ground for long storage times.

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Thanks, but no thanks. Look like more trouble than they're worth.

* This post was edited 03/26/22 08:01am by fj12ryder *


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Unless you have hydraulic jacks the only way I can see this being done is to manually jack up each side of your trailer and use cement blocks under load points. On the other hand, I live in my Camer 5er 7/360 and the tires are still on the ground, but I do have the leveling jacks taking some weight off them. What I would recommend is take some plastic table place mats and put them under each tire (bring your RV over them) separating the ground from the tire. This will prevent leaching tire chemicals to the ground. I do this while camping also. In addition cover the tires or keep clean and spray some tire Shine on them to protect the sidewalls from UV.

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Looks like a solution looking for a problem to solve. A total waste of time and money in my opinion.

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jjj wrote:

To raise tires of the ground for long storage times.


I think you're borrowing trouble. I either use my jacks to keep the tires off the ground or just park on boards. Sun and lack of use ages RV tires more than anything else. For the cost of these devices you could buy new tires which are going to age about the same rate whether they're on the ground or not.

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