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Old 06-25-2014, 09:38 AM   #11
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That's clever! I watched their youtube video and note they offer a similar ramp as a jack. It looks to be a bit taller and shorter (and more $$) but they suggest more uses.. I saw the comments about these things being a little pricy ($45 on Amazon) and I thought that'd be a good buy until I saw that was EACH. There are reviews on Amazon saying they can be difficult to get between the wheels of a tandem. Andersen and Amazon are the only places I've seen them for sale (no find on Tweety's, CW, PPL (Houston) or ebay) and the price is about the same.
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:45 AM   #12
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Those things sure look interesting! I wonder if it would fit between the tandem axles on a X23b?
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:48 AM   #13
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Lots of comments on Amazon about them being slippery also. I think that could be easily fixed by scuffing them up with some heavy grit sand paper though.
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Old 06-25-2014, 11:40 AM   #14
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I've seen several posts both here and on other threads where people state they use multiple wood blocks under their front jacks to minimize the amount of jack they extend. This is suppose to minimize sway due to long jack length. Doesn't this potentially increase the danger of the trailer collapsing if a block shifts? I've seen setups that look like a Jenga game. I want to minimize sway also but am I wrong to think that more jack is more stable (with regards to collapse) than stacking blocks? I'm referring to homemade wooden versus manufactured. It was never an issue when I was leveling my popups.
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Old 06-25-2014, 01:20 PM   #15
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We have a 2014 x20e and use the Anderson levelers.
We started with wood blocks, they did their job.
We then moved up to the yellow camco Legos and they worked too.
The Anderson levelers are awesome. We have used them in rocks, smooth gravel, dirt, grass and on flat pads.
I guess I could see them slipping on a pad if you gave it too much gas but we have not had an issue. My better half has the tender foot I suppose.
The only thing that kinda raised my eye brow is that you roll off them so you have a bit of a plop motion vs a smooth just drive off them.
The reason for the back off plop is that they are Snug in between the tandem axel when putting them in place.
We like them and use them.
Our garage has our evolution of camping leveling in it at this point.
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Old 06-25-2014, 02:01 PM   #16
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It is so much easier to use the Anderson levelers; no more pulling up on one board and realizing you need two so backing off and adding another board, etc........You just need to go off them slowly so one doesn't get caught between the two tires.
X2. We have the Andersen's and love them (even bought a set for a friend as a gift). They are so easy to use - No more guessing "do I have enough blocks down or not"

You simply drive up on the leveler until you are level side-to-side (can check with a level on A-frame or stick-on levels if you have them), then hit the brakes and place the included chock underneath. If you have tandem axles, you will need 2 Andersen levelers (one for each axle).

I second the advice above about driving "off" them very slowly - the front Andersen will get "kicked-up" in between the axles and could get caught. Once TT is off the leveler, I have DW standing by to remove the front one before proceeding any further.

Good luck to you on your decision.
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Old 06-25-2014, 02:49 PM   #17
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12voltman - yes they work on the 23b tandem axle. the center leveler is placed upright between the wheels and when you roll the trailer it pulls under the wheel. you still have to be careful because the fit is tight but I did it this weekend with great results.
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I've got a pop-up, with the 20.5x 8 tires, think they would fit on a tire that small?
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These levelers would work on any tire size
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Old 06-26-2014, 07:08 AM   #20
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Based on the last few comments, I'm going to order a set of Anderson's. I'll still carry some wood blocks as well, but for most situations I think these will make the job easier.
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