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    Posted: 03 May 2013 at 9:30am
Hello to all Podders,

I recently hurt my back and herniated a disc. I was thinking that an electric jack on my Rpod171 would help ease the pain as I recover. Does any one have an electric jack on there Rpod ?   How does it work for you ?   



Thanks for your input...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Ratdog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 May 2013 at 9:41am
Dockguy - Smart thinking. My wife and I both have disc problems in our lower backs and neck. We got an electric tongue jack for our 177 and it makes a world of difference.
 
This is the first one we bought. I was looking for one that was lightweight. However, it only lasted for about 4 outings.
 
 
We had the RV dealer put on a new one but I don't remember what make/model.
 
Also, for your back, if you're not already doing it, use a rechargeable electric drill to put your levelers up and down.
 
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We have an MPG which is very similar to the Rpod.
I did a lot of research before I purchased our Barker VIP-3500; It appeared to be the most popular and most reliable.
 
Ours has been trouble free for a year now.
 
Do a search on the RV.Net forums and you will see how many folks have it.
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Bought one at the beginning of last season and then wondered why I waited so long. No more cranking ! Install is simple and takes less than 15-20 minutes.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote dockguy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 May 2013 at 11:43am
Hi Rpodders,

Thanks for your replies. Is there any brand that out performs the other and reasonable in price which you recommend in for electric jacks ?   Husky, Barker, Domare, Lippert, etc. ?   Thanks for your input.

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See my post above
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I had a Barker 3500 on mine and loved it.
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