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Old 12-21-2013, 08:32 PM   #29
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When parking on a sandy area, those legos style building blocks to make the trailer level sink right into the ground over night until the flat area bottoms out. The trailer is leaning in the morning.
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Try pounding the orange Lego bricks into the ground with a rubber mallet before putting the stabilizers down.
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Old 12-21-2013, 09:47 PM   #31
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...and have lots of lights available, because despite your best intentions you will end up setting up in the dark sometime. It's nice to have extra flashlights to shine on trees, picnic tables, firepits, etc. to make them easier to see.
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The weight of the trailer wheels does the compression better than a hammer with limited swing capability because of the aluminum trailer proximity.
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It has been mentioned that a long string of lit Christmas lights can be laid on the ground as a path for the wheels.
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When parking on a sandy area, those legos style building blocks to make the trailer level sink right into the ground over night until the flat area bottoms out. The trailer is leaning in the morning.
On a sandy area, there is no substitute for increasing your surface area to minimize the weight per square foot. The "snowshoe" principle. Get yourself a couple of folding ramps for loading ATVs into a pickup bed. Lay them flat on the sand where you want to park. Then put your leveling blocks on top of the ramp. A cheaper alternative would be to use the longest pieces of 212 that you can carry, but then you'll have to provide some sort of non-skid surface on top to keep the leveling blocks from sliding away as you try to climb up them.
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It has been mentioned that a long string of lit Christmas lights can be laid on the ground as a path for the wheels.
If you do that, use rope lights, please. The bulbs will still break if you run over them accidentally, but they'll still be encased in the plastic tube rather than leaving broken glass behind at your campsite.
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