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Hi so I want to take pressure off of the levelers and use jack stands. Question is where is the jack point exactly? Is it at the sticker that says, "jack point"? Or can I put it on the beam? I just don't want to break the weld on the beam but it looks like it would hold much safer. 

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!!!! DO NOT USE THE JACK OR JACK STAND ANYWHERE ON THE FIBERGLASS !!!   The jack points are on the galvanized steel subframe at the locations indicated by the stickers.  Those are the main frame rails that support the trailer.  ALWAYS jack on the steel subframe.


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4 hours ago, Jheim said:

Or can I put it on the beam? I just don't want to break the weld on the beam but it looks like it would hold much safer. 

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You are correct that it would hold better and be much safer directly under the welded beam. Say the jack stands were placed adjacent to the beam with the weight of the trailer resting on them. If the trailer shifted and slipped off, the stand would either take out the fiberglass on the outside wall or punch up through the floor. 
 

Also remember to always do work under the trailer while it is securely hitched to your truck. 

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5 hours ago, Frank C said:

!!!! DO NOT USE THE JACK OR JACK STAND ANYWHERE ON THE FIBERGLASS !!!   The jack points are on the galvanized steel subframe at the locations indicated by the stickers.  Those are the main frame rails that support the trailer.  ALWAYS jack on the steel subframe.


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Thank you I agree! I would not put it on the fiberglass. I ended up putting it on the metal.

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5 hours ago, ScubaRx said:

You are correct that it would hold better and be much safer directly under the welded beam. Say the jack stands were placed adjacent to the beam with the weight of the trailer resting on them. If the trailer shifted and slipped off, the stand would either take out the fiberglass on the outside wall or punch up through the floor. 
 

Also remember to always do work under the trailer while it is securely hitched to your truck. 

So I left the leveler down with  a small amount of pressure on it. This way if the jack ever shifted the leveler will be right there to catch it before it goes through my fiberglass!

 

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