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Old 05-12-2014, 09:17 PM   #11
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I made/cut 5 pressure treated 6x6s which are each about 12" long. One for each land gear and one for the jack... So far I'm really happy with how stable they keep the trailer.
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Old 05-12-2014, 09:24 PM   #12
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My personal opinion is that placing landing legs on a stack of blocks is dangerous. It the event of a windstorm or other force that shoves your trailer, the legs could be pushed off the blocks and result in damage to your trailer. Of course, the windstorm or other force might hurt something, too.

On soft ground, I will use a 1x2 block.
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Old 05-17-2014, 08:18 AM   #13
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My personal opinion is that placing landing legs on a stack of blocks is dangerous. It the event of a windstorm or other force that shoves your trailer, the legs could be pushed off the blocks and result in damage to your trailer. Of course, the windstorm or other force might hurt something, too.

On soft ground, I will use a 1x2 block.
My thoughts precisely. I only use one pad, if the ground is soft, to keep mud off of the landing gear. I don't want to be the guy who inadvertently knocks the rig off of the blocks while hooking up and ends up dropping it on my truck!
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Old 05-17-2014, 10:33 AM   #14
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I use 4 x 6 blocks about 18" long. Works fine. If the wind is blowing that hard I usually worry about trees or limbs coming down on us.
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Old 05-19-2014, 08:08 AM   #15
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I only have ever used a 2x6. Anything more seems unstable to me. This is only to widen the footprint of the jack so as not to sink.

Most reading I have done is not place anything between. Supposedly this will improve electrical ground.
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Old 05-19-2014, 09:10 AM   #16
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Landing Gear Blocks

Oops I ready posted on here. Lol. But setup worked great again this past weekend.
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Old 06-21-2014, 12:25 AM   #17
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Landing Gear Blocks

I use two pieces of 8"x8"x12", one on each side.
On setting up I use the leg extensions to touch the blocks or as close as the bolt holes will allow, then insert the bolts or pins, before extending the landing gear.
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