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Old 04-07-2015, 12:21 PM   #29
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LOL Where is that like button?
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Old 04-07-2015, 12:23 PM   #30
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Stevesuemac...let me clarify:

I have only stacked them straight up without a pyramid last weekend when I used my neighbors ramps they have...which conveniently fit between the two tires as well..pull up a bit, then insert the stacked lego blocks and was able to easily roll onto the stack.

Without the ramps, pulling onto them is I presume near impossible..or at least a bad idea.

I know how to pyramid them, and had done that, but that only lets me do one wheel...and when doing 3-5 high, it is (I think) impossible to make two pyramid stacks...although now that I think about it, I suppose its possible to make like two overlapping pyramids...hmmm....I think I would need like 10 more legos to make that happen, lol?

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Old 04-07-2015, 02:00 PM   #31
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Old 04-07-2015, 02:09 PM   #32
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I'm sure I may get excoriated for heresy or something to that effect, but the one time that I have needed to use my Lego-like levelers, I just put my x-chocks between the tires on the opposite side, took my Tundra jack and put it on the channel iron behind the two wheels I needed to raise and jacked until I could slip the Lego-like levelers (lll) underneath the tires.

I do realize that this might work fine for my 23 but perhaps not bigger AS

We seldom encounter a state park or COE site that requires this amount of leveling.

You do have a bottle jack don't you Pharm? No additional expense required.

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Old 04-07-2015, 02:59 PM   #33
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You definitely should be leveling both tires the same amount though this could change with the grade of the site. Sometimes it is one side, other times it could a one axle.

I really like the concept of the Anderson levelers. Maybe sometime in the future.

For now I have a single set of lynx levelers that I rarely use.
I have a milk crate full of 2x8's with a 45 degree cut on one end along with a few pieces of 1/2 inch plywood for fine leveling. There are shorter and longer lengths so when the trailer gets high the short lengths will fit between the tires.
Campgrounds can get hilly here in KY, I think I have had one side of the trailer 8 inches or so off the ground. Put the truck down in low range makes this much easier.
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Old 04-07-2015, 03:16 PM   #34
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I must have just been "lucky" in almost always having to use 2 or 3 layers of lego blocks to get the low side up...probably in the last 1.5 years of my first RV experience, over half of the time I needed a good bit of raising of the low side....I had 3 times the level was too far off to get it level, and I just lived with a bit off camber (may have been in my head, but I think it caused me to sleep terrible).

I do have a bottle jack, but only a small 2T variety....not sure what possessed me to get that smaller one vs. a 4 or 5T model....

I will not attempt to imagine the possible downfalls of using a jack...besides jacking it up on axles and damaging them...or weight of the thing getting up then shifting? which seems unlikely while hooked up?...ill wait to hear the excoriation I guess.
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Old 04-07-2015, 03:17 PM   #35
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btw..I never would have thought about turning off the trailer brakes.....seems like an excellent tip.
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Old 04-07-2015, 04:43 PM   #36
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I have been very satisfied with my purchase of the Andersen levelers. Much simpler to use than quessing how many legos to use. Using the supplied small chocks they are rock solid and secure. Worth the 80 bucks in my opinion.
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For those interested in the Anderson Camper Leveler, please read the negative customer satisfaction results on the Amazon site. I'm sticking with my wood 2X8s.

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Carver I read them - some breakage reported....however all in all very few negative reports

I'm sold on the Anderson levelers - is xchock type thingies really necessary with them?


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Carver I read them - some breakage reported....however all in all very few negative reports

I'm sold on the Anderson levelers - is xchock type thingies really necessary with them?


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One guy's $0.02 - yes. The levelers only level. I use something different than x-chocks but definitely apply additional "stabilizing" beyond just dropping the stabilizers (those don't fully dampen forward/backward motion where x-chocks and others do exactly that).

Everyone's mileage varies.
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I meant to ask if without that type do you worry the trailer could come unchecked from Anderson's

I do understand the stabilization benefit of those...


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I meant to ask if without that type do you worry the trailer could come unchecked from Anderson's

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No I don't worry about that with the Andersens.
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