Rear Corner Steadies

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  1. HymeritesWe2

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    Please can anyone tell us where we can get hold of Motorhome Corner Steadies for the rear of our van. We have a Hymer B544 and the minimum distance (on level ground) from ground to the fixing point is 55cm so standard caravan steadies won't do. There are already fixing holes in the chassis where the previous owner removed steadies so we are assuming we can just bolt new steadies on to give more stability when we are parked up. All help appreciated. Thanks. :confused:
     
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    Hymerites, I have a Burstner with corner steadies but I have never used them. May I ask what benefit they have and am I doing damage by not using them, please?
     
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    never use them if the vans rocking don't come knocking :rofl:
    the last time I used steady's I cut two lovely trenches across the site
     
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    You're not damaging any thing joy potential for damage if you don't wind them up.
    You wouldn't want to rip the camp site up :Eeek:
     
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    Scissor jacks tend to work well as an alternative, easily adjustable etc and very cheap to pick up. You probably already have one with the van that you wouldn't want to use for changing a tyre.
     
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    Got mine off ebay removed off a new Dethleff lowline. Mine fold up if I drive off with them down ;)(y)

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    Mine identical to that. Most important bit is the piece of wood for a soft surface
     
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    Solid Mahogany decking offcuts , not split in 4 yrs (y)
     
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    Could you use the wind up ones fitted to static caravans?
     
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    Look nice with a bit of teak oil on them (y)
     
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    You can get them, but do you really need them. I have them on my MH but have never used them, just haven't got round to removing them.
     
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    We have them on ours, we use them when we remember. They do make a difference to the stability of the van when moving around inside but that might be because our kitchen and bathroom are at the rear..if our bedroom was there they'd not get as much use!
     
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    I am starting to feel embarrased now. The bedroom is at the back in our van and we use the steadies all the time as otherwise the van seems to bounce all over the place ! :blush:
     
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    Lucky you......
     
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    Useful in windy/stormy weather..
     
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    ohh please.. don't encourage him.. he'll be out with the disc polisher next o_O
     
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    I use the over cab bed, Mum uses the rear one, when the dog moves about its suprising how much the van 'sways',............and that's before any outside wind'd etc.
     
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    Land Rovers that people use as campers have an accessory like a corner steady but would you believe the official name for these steadies are "Bonking Bars" :censored::love:
     
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