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Old 10-10-2016, 11:51 PM   #81
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Or if you're cheap like me, you can cut up some scrap plywood into
6x6 stabilizer pads - Simple addition to the metal stabilizer pads, using (2) 1/4-20 carriage bolts/stop nuts. They're easy to replace when worn, and preserve the life of the metal pads.

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Old 10-11-2016, 12:17 AM   #82
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Or if you're cheap like me, you can cut up some scrap plywood into
6x6 stabilizer pads - Simple addition to the metal stabilizer pads, using (2) 1/4-20 carriage bolts/stop nuts. They're easy to replace when worn, and preserve the life of the metal pads.

Hi Don The problem with that , the ply will absorb moisture . What you are trying to avoid . You could get cheap plastic cutting boards . I think IKEA had some for 1.49 and cut those up . I had these already and they are a little different . One side is flat , the other is not . These are supposed to be UV . I have had them a couple years and still look good .Cut handles off . I drilled into them , used the 2 screw holes already in metal jack pads with stainless little bolts , washers and lock washers . Pat
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Back to Donna's photo....I ran deck screws through two sets of four pads (in lieu of the strap in the photo). It never made sense to me to mess around stacking one, two, three, or four of these, since they're only a little over 1/2" thick each, and the screw jacks are infinitely adjustable. I usually put a four-stack under each rear jack on our 19, since the rear jacks start out a little higher. They're easier to pack up that way as well.
Parker never needed to use more then one on each jack foot . I guess if I needed more height would just use my other stacking pads . So far haven't needed too . Pat
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Hi Don The problem with that , the ply will absorb moisture . What you are trying to avoid . You could get cheap plastic cutting boards . I think IKEA had some for 1.49 and cut those up ..... . Pat
Pat, I like that - cheap plastic cutting boards! Thanks.
So, when these wear out, that's what I'll do.

P.S. I did do 2 coats of KilZ, and then 2 coats of my all-purpose exterior paint made from the remnants of three different colors. (I did mention the word "cheap".)
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Pat, I like that - cheap plastic cutting boards! Thanks.
So, when these wear out, that's what I'll do.

P.S. I did do 2 coats of KilZ, and then 2 coats of my all-purpose exterior paint made from the remnants of three different colors. (I did mention the word "cheap".)
Don still wood no , no . Go get those inexpensive cutting boards . They had lot's a while ago . Pat
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Used scraps from the pvc deck.
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Used scraps from the pvc deck.
That will work if you have . Pat
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Don still wood no , no . Go get those inexpensive cutting boards . They had lot's a while ago . Pat
Aw, ....OK.
(I see that the correct word to use is "inexpensive", not cheap.)
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Aw, ....OK.
(I see that the correct word to use is "inexpensive", not cheap.)
Yup ! Pat
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Shelves that slide is about a mile fom us, so I'm going to take the trailer over to them and have them custom fit for under the bed, the front pass bench, etc. Maybe like Calmark we will have custom options there soon that people will be able to order for those locations.
http://www.shelvesthatslide.com/


How did things go with the Shelves That Slide folks? Does it look good for some custom Escape offerings?
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