Originally Posted by Carol H
Keep in mind ....
And a few kids on the bunks might add 100 lbs, and lower the front as far as possible to then raise it for taking weight
off the torsion axle
will transfer weight
to the tongue, and etc... Lots of reasons for the jack to be rated much higher than static tongue weight
on level ground. But I still think it would be about impossible to find one under-rated. Lightest I see online now is a 1,000 lb rating. Heck, even my 1500 lb GVWRed utility trailer came with a 2,000 jack