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Old 08-13-2015, 09:54 PM   #1
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Anderson levelers

I just saw a video on Anderson Levelers



If they work I can dump some of the Lego blocks. Does anyone have experience with the product?
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I have them and highly recommend them. Very easy to level and they chock as well. You will most likely have to trim a couple of inches but easily done with a hacksaw. They are just a little tight between the wheel wells and when you trim them it makes it easier to drive off with out worrying about them getting wedged between tires.
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Old 08-13-2015, 10:15 PM   #3
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I have them and highly recommend them. Very easy to level and they chock as well. You will most likely have to trim a couple of inches but easily done with a hacksaw. They are just a little tight between the wheel wells and when you trim them it makes it easier to drive off with out worrying about them getting wedged between tires.
My neighbour scared me off of them, he said that for heavier trailers they tend to sink into the ground since they are more narrow than the blocks. Is that true? I would definitely prefer them over the blocks.
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they are 6" wide (slightly narrower than my tires - 225 65 15) on soft ground they will sink a bit. I wouldn't say much more than the tire itself. At 99% of the campgrounds that I have been it is packed gravel and I get no sinking
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they are 6" wide (slightly narrower than my tires - 225 65 15) on soft ground they will sink a bit. I wouldn't say much more than the tire itself. At 99% of the campgrounds that I have been it is packed gravel and I get no sinking
That is what I figured, I will definitely pick-up a set. It seems that whenever I need to level the trailer one level of blocks is too little, and two levels are too much.
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We love the simplicity of them. We came from a single axle trailer using the BAL leveller so wanted something as easy. This is almost as easy as the BAL. Haven't used anything else on a dual axle though, so nothing to compare to in that respect.
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Old 08-13-2015, 11:43 PM   #7
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As far as sinking is concerned the Lynx blocks are open spans with less surface area than the Anderson, so there should actually be less sinking, right. Providing you use the Lxnx brand. Not sure if the other commercially produce blocks are designed any different.
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My neighbour scared me off of them, he said that for heavier trailers they tend to sink into the ground since they are more narrow than the blocks. Is that true? I would definitely prefer them over the blocks.
Get some 3/4" pressure treated plywood and make a base for each side of the trailer that is long enough span the length of the area the tires set on plus the length of one of the levelers plus a bit added to ensure you won't roll off the end of the base. Make each base as wide as you feel you would need to avoid sinking into soft ground. It wouldn't hurt to bevel the ends but 3/4" isn't all that much of a bump for trailer tires.

Just throw down the bases behind the tire, back up onto the bases until the forward tire is barely on the base, position the levelers on the low side of the trailer, then finish backing up until you are level. If the levelers slide on the bases, stick some antiskid tape onto the levelers.
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We started a thread on this a few months back They work great !
my wife and i should get a commission !!!

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f7...ets-24218.html
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We started a thread on this a few months back They work great !
my wife and i should get a commission !!!

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f7...ets-24218.html
Thanks to your thread, I bought a set. Love it! So much easier than the blocks. Only have one though, and keep meaning to buy a second one. Only problem we have run into with it is sometimes the chock gets lodged too tightly and we will have to pull the MH up just slightly to be able to pull the chock and back off the leveler.

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