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Old 12-02-2021, 10:16 AM   #21
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If the ground is too rough I use the 2 X 4 and ratchet strap method to stabilize the back end. Never had trouble with the front.


I'm thinking it's the back that moves also.
Can you explain your system in more detail? Pictures?

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I don't have pictures, but it works nicely.
1. 2 ea. 2X4's cut to about 4' to 5' Length. You can angle the ends if you want or use them with a straight cut.

2. About 1' 1/2 up put an eye hook on each board.

3. Put the top of the boards against the frame in the back. Generally there is a "U" shaped frame ridge going the length of your rig. Use that for the top support.

4. Hook a Ratchet strap to the eye hooks and ratchet it tight.
It will help considerable with the back end movement. I had to use them when we were in Arizona. Kind of rough terrain.

I got the idea from posts on this site. You could look back through the archives to find one with a Picture. Easy to make, Easy to use, Easy to store away. And cheap.

I hope this helps you.

Rick
Thanks Rick!

I will give it a try,

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Old 12-02-2021, 11:44 AM   #22
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I cut 2/6 into 12" pieces, works great. Cheap.

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Or this new item from MORryde
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Or this new item from MORryde
I saw that, and I think it's a good idea but it's $200; so that's why I might try the earlier suggestion of 2x4's with eyebolts and strap - I think it might do the same thing?

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Well Gary Wheeler of MORryde (I've known him for over ten years) talked me into one when we were there in July, got for well less than $200. Hadn't used it a lot, to much of a pain for short stays, but we're setup for the Winter and with blocks under the jacks to limit travel to 3 or 4 inchs max and that rear stabilizer cranked tight we're almost as solid as if we were on cement blocks.
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Michelle and Ann-- We saw those at the Fall Rally and they would work great BUT you have to have the rear hitch on your unit to use them and unfortunately I do not have that rear hitch. Don't know why but ours never came with one and I asked Lippert about putting one on and they told me it was not possible. Oh well, X Chocks and tire blocks work OK for us.
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Well Gary Wheeler of MORryde (I've known him for over ten years) talked me into one when we were there in July, got for well less than $200. Hadn't used it a lot, to much of a pain for short stays, but we're setup for the Winter and with blocks under the jacks to limit travel to 3 or 4 inchs max and that rear stabilizer cranked tight we're almost as solid as if we were on cement blocks.
Wish they were less than that, but looks like price went up! If this is the right one, it is now ~$225!
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Old 12-03-2021, 07:00 AM   #28
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I made wooden ones as described above 10 years ago after trying different types of commercial manufactured ones. Wooden ones are inexpensive and work 100 times better than store bought. They are rock solid! I have a 37 foot MHC 352 RL.
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