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Old 05-29-2015, 09:05 PM   #29
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I would think at the price of a new Airstream, they would include as standard equipment, electric jack stands.
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Old 05-29-2015, 09:54 PM   #30
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I used Andersons with 16" Michelins in medium hard sand at Long Key SP this weekend. No trimming and no sinking. Worked well. Joe


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Old 05-29-2015, 10:20 PM   #31
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Direct from the Andersen web site,

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Old 05-30-2015, 02:38 AM   #32
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I started out with 2X6's, but went to Lego's because of the weight. They have worked fine. Chocking the wheels is so important. I have not had problems with sinking into the ground. I won't park on real sloping sites.
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Old 05-30-2015, 05:42 AM   #33
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If the Lynx levelers sink, I just crank down the stabilizers more. This is usually a one time adjustment after the first night.
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OK, I must be missing something. The Andersen levelers caught my attention. As a solo camper easy is important. I do not see how this leveler saves time from my lynx-like blue squares. I watched the video and on the tandem trailer, twice they leveled a tandem trailer on a single wheel- got that part but note the guy with the leveler on the side telling the driver when to stop. My assumption for benefit is that IF you misjudge the height of blocks needed the Andersen wedge would avoid having to back off them but in the case of a solo I would still have to get out and measure level and readjust to an unknown point. So, am I not back to rolling back and forth? Usually I am close the first time but I have been off a block or so. No big deal. I only level one wheel (tandem) and only once had to create a lego ramp.
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As a solo streamer getting out and checking my progress is a normal part of doing business for backing into a spot or leveling my trailer. With the Andersen Levelers all I have to do is move up or back a small amount. No pulling off blocks and adding or removing to get it right. I level both wheels as I do not feel comfortable only doing one. Not sure having all the weight only on only one axle for extended period of time is the wisest thing to do.
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OK, I must be missing something. The Andersen levelers caught my attention. As a solo camper easy is important. I do not see how this leveler saves time from my lynx-like blue squares. I watched the video and on the tandem trailer, twice they leveled a tandem trailer on a single wheel- got that part but note the guy with the leveler on the side telling the driver when to stop. My assumption for benefit is that IF you misjudge the height of blocks needed the Andersen wedge would avoid having to back off them but in the case of a solo I would still have to get out and measure level and readjust to an unknown point. So, am I not back to rolling back and forth? Usually I am close the first time but I have been off a block or so. No big deal. I only level one wheel (tandem) and only once had to create a lego ramp.
Man, there is a product idea in here. Imagine if you had a wireless tool that told you when your trailer was level while backing up onto blocks. All you had to do was watch the meter.
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Man, there is a product idea in here. Imagine if you had a wireless tool that told you when your trailer was level while backing up onto blocks. All you had to do was watch the meter.
Sort of is, they do not seem to have the best of reviews on either CW and Amazon.

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I have this on our Airstream, and can see it out my rear-view, it's pretty hard to miss.

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I used to use that acculevel on my fifth wheel. It works fine but I dont plan to stick one on AS. Your idea is a good one, why not a device that you flop on the floor of the AS, that sends bubble level image to your mobile device? A remote app thing.
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How I level:

I have a small T level mounted on my trailer tongue. When I pull into a spot I check it. Then I estimate where and how many blocks are needed I put them under a wheel and pull forward- done- most times. I had trouble once when there was a ditch where the wheels were so my estimate was quite different when pulled forward.

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Man, there is a product idea in here.
Yes, LevelGuide, infrared leveler with height report app. "your trailer needs one inch raise on left side! How's that?
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Old 06-06-2015, 11:17 AM   #42
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Here's one. Looks like most people say it's garbage though!

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