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Old 05-03-2012, 01:52 PM   #1
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How not to level your Trailer !!!!!

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Old 05-03-2012, 01:54 PM   #2
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Yikes!!!
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Old 05-03-2012, 03:15 PM   #3
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That`s gotta be hard on stuff!
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Old 05-03-2012, 05:59 PM   #4
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No kidding! That wheel chock should be a little snugger than it is...
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:14 PM   #5
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Ok I can see that its not yours. So tell us the story.
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:21 PM   #6
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You are right it is not mine. :hihi:

I did not take the picture, I think it was taken at a Nascar Event in a parking area.

New engineered leveling system!!!
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:53 PM   #7
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I did not take the picture, I think it was taken at a Nascar Event in a parking area.
Not surprised, I was going to comment on that. I've seen some pretty interesting setups at the races that I camped at.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:42 PM   #8
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LOL.

On a serious note, we just bought a 35 gallon water tote and our camper has a 30 gallon gray tank. I went to fil the tote with gray the other day but I couldn't get all the water into the tote. Some of it just wanted to stay behind in the hose connected to the camper. I tried to raise and lower the hose to get it in the tote but it would still come back out. I think the x17z is a little lower to the ground so it makes it harder to empty into a tote.

Is it a good idea to get some planks to drive the camper wheels on to raise the camper up 3-5" or so? I guess kind of like the picture above, only using planks. Is it a safe? If so, do you just use loose planks or would you screw them together? I'm sure this would help with our tote issue. Either that or did a hole under the tote so it sits lower then the camper. lol
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:35 PM   #9
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LOL.

Is it a good idea to get some planks to drive the camper wheels on to raise the camper up 3-5" or so? I guess kind of like the picture above, only using planks. Is it a safe? If so, do you just use loose planks or would you screw them together? I'm sure this would help with our tote issue. Either that or did a hole under the tote so it sits lower then the camper. lol
I've used as much as 3, 2 x 12 pieces staggered in some places to get level. The key is having them at different lengths to stagger and ease your way up them one by one. Both my wheels in the end are on the same board or height board if 2 together. The first one might be 8ft and last might be 5ft with plenty of board around the wheel on four sides. Wheels are then chocked in both directions with 4 chocks.

I would not do this with a board the same width as your tires. IMHO there should be a few inches on each side to give yourself a stable footprint.
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Now just think of that TT falling off the blocks as your sleeping. HEART STOPPING for sure
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