OK, so you have your trailer tongue weight (or a rough idea what it is). What next? If you have a weight distribution hitch that uses spring arms, it's very likely that you will need to raise both the front of the trailer and the rear of your tow vehicle in order to be able to get the spring arms onto their brackets. So not only is the tongue jack lifting the weight of the front of your trailer, it is also picking up the rear of your tow vehicle. 😳
Selecting an electric jack for your toy hauler or camper can be overwhelming. Based on your 2100 lb. tongue weight, I personally recommend the Husky Brute Electric Trailer Jack part # HT87248. It has a ball-bearing screw system that allows it to run quietly, quickly and smoothly. Another benefit is that it shuts off automatically before topping or bottoming out, which prevents damage to the gears. This Husky Brute Jack has a lifting capacity of 3,000 lbs. which would be more than you'd...
This fits nicely on our travel trailer power jack. We purchased it to stop the sun fading the black jack. Although we purchased and started using this a couple months ago, after days of heavy rain here recently we thought it would be prudent to check under it today. Yes, it is not waterproof BUT it was only damp under there and all the electronics still worked so we were happy. Let's face it, the manufacturers make the jacks to be weatherproof so a bit of water/damp should not hurt them. I do like another reviewer's idea of putting a plastic bag on first and then putting this cover on top though. A great idea!
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