Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 12-13-2018, 05:41 PM   #1
2 Rivet Member
 
2018 30' Flying Cloud
New Hudson , Michigan
Join Date: Jul 2018
Posts: 33
New Feet

So I ended up dropping $20 on these anti-vibration pads for my stabilizer jacks, after a full summer of use I'm amazed on how well they have held up, gravel, rocks, pavement and concrete they save on putting a block under the jack to prevent scratching up the metal on the jack feet... Time saver and 4 less blocks cluttering up my storage space!

https://www.amazon.com/VIBRATION-ISO...bration+pads+6

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	20180708_161558.jpg
Views:	130
Size:	305.4 KB
ID:	329617  
__________________

ekbruster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2018, 05:57 PM   #2
Overkill Specialist
 
GMFL's Avatar

 
2014 23' International
Dadeville , Alabama
Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 2,591
Images: 4
Blog Entries: 37
Look good!
__________________

GMFL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2018, 06:00 PM   #3
Rivet Master
 
Hans627's Avatar

 
2009 25' FB International
2018 27' Globetrotter
Hanover , Pennsylvania
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 1,449
Great idea!

Thanks for sharing!
Hans627 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2018, 06:20 PM   #4
Rivet Master
 
2015 23' FB International
2007 19' International CCD
Steamboat Springs , Colorado
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 617
How did you attach?
Steamy1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2018, 06:35 PM   #5
2 Rivet Member
 
2018 30' Flying Cloud
New Hudson , Michigan
Join Date: Jul 2018
Posts: 33
Drilled holes in the pads to align to the holes already in the stabilizer feet, two stainless steel bolts, lock, and fender washers each and had them on within minutes.
ekbruster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2018, 05:48 AM   #6
Rivet Master
 
centennialman's Avatar

 
2016 20' Flying Cloud
Centennial , Colorado
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1,467
Great idea!
__________________
Steve "Centennial Man"
centennialman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2018, 06:18 AM   #7
Rivet Master
 
Wayne&Sam's Avatar
 
2014 25' Flying Cloud
Cuddebackville , New York
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 3,514
Images: 21
Don't they defeat the purpose of stabilizers? If they can compress to absorb vibration, won't that happen as you move around in the trailer? I've always thought the firmer the footing the better.
__________________
2014 25' Flying Cloud Rear Twin
2012 Dodge Durango Hemi/AWD
Wayne&Sam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2018, 06:20 AM   #8
.-. -...
 
Adventure.AS's Avatar

 
2017 25' International
Port Dover , ON Canada
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 1,581
AS Is A Faraday Cage During Electrical Storm

I am not concerned with scratching the feet of the stabilizers, but will use plastic pads under them and the tongue jack if there is a risk of lightning during a storm. This is to isolate the trailer (Faraday Cage effect.) IMO fastening the isolation pads with metal bolts would defeat this electrical isolation. Perhaps nylon bolts and nuts would be a better option?

"Lightning will travel around the outside surface of a metal-framed vehicle, essentially protecting the passengers in the vehicle from the electrical shock. This is called the Faraday Cage effect. As long as the passenger does not make contact with the outer metal shell i.e. by touching internal parts such as the steering wheel, radio knob or door handle, he/she will be safe."
__________________
Ray B.

“One test is worth a thousand 'expert' opinions”
Sign at Boeing headquarters, posted by test pilot Alvin “Tex” Johnston, c1948
Adventure.AS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2018, 04:48 PM   #9
2 Rivet Member
 
2018 30' Flying Cloud
New Hudson , Michigan
Join Date: Jul 2018
Posts: 33
They are super rigid and haven't noticed any difference between this and just having the plastic "lego" blocks under them.
ekbruster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2018, 10:10 PM   #10
Rivet Master

 
2007 22' International CCD
Corona , California
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 6,758
New Feet

Personally, I’d rather be inside a well-grounded metal trailer. Lightning needs a path to ground, and I prefer that path have no chance to include ME....

May weld a stabilizing jack solid with a direct hit, but at least I’ll know it went to ground....
__________________

__________________
Rich, KE4GNK/AE, Overkill Engineering Dept.
'The Silver HamShack' ('07 International 22FB CCD 75th Anniversary)
Multiple Yaesu Ham Radios inside and many antennae sprouting from roof, ProPride hitch, Prodigy P2 controller.
2012 shortbed CrewMax 4x4 Toyota Tacoma TV with more antennae on it.
rmkrum is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Migrating from 19 feet to 23 feet cajohnson Tow Vehicles 0 04-23-2018 05:48 AM
Looking for Argosy 22 -24 feet In New Mexico dorseyk Airstream Classifieds 0 01-18-2015 09:33 PM
Airstream 84 International 32 Feet New AC Excellent Condition eBay Watch Airstreams on eBay 0 05-28-2013 08:00 PM
New, and my feet are getting cold Et Cetera Member Introductions 22 08-18-2011 04:58 PM
New member, getting our feet wet sunset19 Member Introductions 6 07-06-2007 07:39 PM


Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:58 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.