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Old 03-29-2016, 10:32 AM   #1
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Does the 21' come with a jack footplate or caster? Also, do the stabilizer jacks have pads? Thanks for any comments.
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Old 03-29-2016, 10:35 AM   #2
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The jack will have a pad, a hitch wheel is extra. I pushed our 19 around a bit with the hitch wheel, but it needed to be on a hard level surface, or I needed more than the two of us.

Our 19 never had stabilizer pads, not sure of the newer models. Most places we camp, we are often on grass and dirt, so used at least one Lynx leveller pad under each stabilizer so it would not sink in.
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Thanks Jim!!! That's exactly the info I was looking for. You just saved me about $20.
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Old 03-29-2016, 11:01 AM   #4
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We bought stabilizer pads at ETI and they installed them while we went through our orientation. We still sometimes use a leveling block underneath them. Without the pad I'd think the stabilizer would punch right through the faux-lego block... YMMV
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Those ugly Lnyx levellers I have are actually quite tough. There was no issue with the weight of our stabilizers with no pads busting through. I do like the idea of the pads though, and never realized Escape could supply them.
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Our blocks have started to, ummm, show their age. And they're only, what, 6 months old.
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I have some cedar fence boards I used on the "stickie". Will probably continue to use them until they "give up the ghost". Thanks for all the replies.
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The pads on the stabilizers seem to work better on the plastic blocks whereas without them the plastic will deform a little. The pad spreads the weight over a larger surface and the blocks say "thank you" every time we use them.
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