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Old 10-12-2014, 03:48 PM   #29
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Using the Anderson levelers can you do it solo easily? Put the parking brake on the TV so you can walk back to check and choke?

Can you drive forward off the leveler safely without it damaging tires?

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Yes, I've not had a problem although it's easier leaving if my wife will remove the small wedges for me.
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Old 10-12-2014, 08:02 PM   #30
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Using the Anderson levelers can you do it solo easily? Put the parking brake on the TV so you can walk back to check and choke?

Can you drive forward off the leveler safely without it damaging tires?

Kelvin
You *could* and yes, you can drive off without damage - that's how they're designed. But I prefer the Trailer Aid for changing tires: http://m.campingworld.com/shopping/i...iler-aid/10867

You can probably get that cheaper at Amazon or elsewhere. Good luck!
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Old 10-12-2014, 08:19 PM   #31
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I just use a shovel and do a "little digging". I also have some wood blocks but the shovel is allot easier! I also now have a Swift Hitch 2 so the wifey can go about her business and I can do any of the chores with the trailer without her, sure saves on the "discussions"!
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Thank you, that is helpful.
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Old 10-13-2014, 08:46 AM   #33
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I recently purchased the Anderson levelers and used them twice. My wife and I are extremely pleased. Faster and more exact for side to side leveling than wood/legos in our opinion. When we arrive at a site, we check the level and then set the Anderson's on the appropriate side. I get in the truck and the wife stands by the level and I start to pull forward, she signals me when level. She then sets the wedges and we are done with the side to side leveling.
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Old 10-13-2014, 06:08 PM   #34
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This is easier than you think.

Get a good bottle jack and some scraps of plywood or other flat lumber as wide as your tires.



Chock the trailer wheels securely on the high side of the trailer so it won't roll.



Place the bottle jack on the axle mounting plate (never on the axle tube) on the low side of the trailer. Jack that side up until the wheel(s) is/are off the ground.



Place the scrap lumber (or Legos if you have them) under each low-side tire.



Release the jack until it's no longer in contact with the trailer--put all the weight back on the wheels.



Check to see if the trailer is level.



Repeat as necessary.



Safety above all! Never get under anything that is supported by a jack.

I want to report that this worked perfectly for me and this forum was very helpful to develop a plan. I was able to use a floor jack on blocking at the designated lifting point identified by a picture posted by another helpful member / participant. I used Lego blocks under the low side then secured the stabilizers just snug against the ground.
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