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Old 08-28-2015, 07:29 AM   #11
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How many Lynx blocs to use:
- Bubble in the middle: Whoooo-Hooo Zero! Start unpacking
- Bubble off to one side, but not touching either side, one block under one wheel
- Bubble touching the line or just past it, one block under both wheels
- Bubble clearly just past the line, two blocks under both wheels
- 1/2 the bubble under the line, go find another spot.

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Old 08-28-2015, 07:44 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by ctbailey View Post
There are graduated Levels available at CW and walmart and also Amazon. They are marked in one inch intervals. They're pretty slick once you read the instructions.
Once installed (when the trailer is level) these work pretty slick! I had a set on the last trailer, and now our new 32. Look how much off level the tt is, get out enough 2x to be close and place by the low side tires. As mentioned, pull forward/back up enough, wife slides the boards over, then pull/back trailer up on the boards. Double check to see how side to side level looks, and if needed, adjust. Also mentioned, if you raise just one wheel on the low side, it will raise the trailer by 1/2 the block thickness. 1" Lego block under one wheel= 1/2" rise.

Also, a tip I read (may have been CTBailey) is to try to level down a little to help keep water in the tub when showering. That way the water doesn't run around the outside edge onto the floor. This means we are about 1/2" low in the front since our tub back wall is toward the tongue. Because of doing this our a/c runs to the front, so I attach a rope to the gutter with a clothes pin to run the water away so it isn't dripping on me or into the front pass through when I need to get in there.

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Old 08-28-2015, 08:07 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by lukenick1 View Post
That is the thing. How do I know how much I have to raise it up?
My levels are graduated in inches on each side. I use 16" long pieces of 5/4 deck boards that are conveniently one inch thick to level the trailer. I can look at the level and stack the right number of boards next to the tire to get within 1/2" of perfectly level. If I inadvertently leave one behind at a campsite. I'm not out much cost.
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Old 08-28-2015, 08:55 AM   #14
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Another solution is the Andersen Levellers:

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Old 08-28-2015, 02:53 PM   #15
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After you've leveled a few times, with whatever method you chose, you'll be able to do it in your sleep. It takes a few times to get to know your level and how many blocks to use move the bubble.
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Old 08-28-2015, 03:10 PM   #16
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I third the Andersen levellers. I came from using a BAL leveller and this isn't as easy as that, but easy enough that I'm satisfied.
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Old 08-28-2015, 05:46 PM   #17
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Hello, After camping for years and useing blocks of wood under the tires to level the trailer, It dawned on me to use a little 6 ton bottle jack cost $40. after I unhook I use a level figture out which side needs to be jacked up.
On my trailer right next to the tires where the hangers are for the leaf springs. the hangers are attached to the frame by bolt and the bolt runs though a section of u channel that is welded to the frame well the shaft of the bottle neck jack fits into the u channel so there is no chance of bending or damaging the frame.
so i just jack it up till its level side to side takes a couple of minutes it.

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Old 08-28-2015, 06:00 PM   #18
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Another vote for Andersen levellers. There's absolutely no guesswork when used in conjunction with a jumbo level mounted on the front of the trailer. I back into the site, position the trailer where I want it, put the levellers in front of the wheels and pull forward. The wheels roll up into the levellers and I watch the jumbo level in the rear view mirror. I stop when the bubble is centered, chock, unhook, level front to back, and done. I can do it alone in a matter of minutes and only leave the vehicle once.
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Old 08-28-2015, 08:55 PM   #19
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Has anyone mentioned the guy in the Andersen leveler video is checking side to side level by plumbing the TT side wall?

Does anyone check side to side level using that method?
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Old 08-28-2015, 09:32 PM   #20
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Are the Anderson levelers designed to work on motor homes as well with single axle duals or will they not take the weight? Would you need two on a side one under each tire?

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