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Old 04-19-2012, 05:45 AM   #1
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Alternative leveling solutions?

So I have recently come across the BAL Light Trailer Tire Leveler, so I am wondering if there is a similar solution for our heavy trailers?

I've used the boards, and the blocks, and I know there is always spending 4k to get automatic leveling jacks; so I am looking for some other alternatives?

Or are the boards/blocks still the best way to go?

edit:// I feel I should also note that a majority of the time we are in the same place for 1 - 2 weeks at a time.
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Leveling blocks is all I use.
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Old 04-19-2012, 08:05 PM   #3
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Every time I see a construction site I ask for trim ends. Leveling blocks are free for the asking.
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Old 04-20-2012, 11:06 PM   #4
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Every time I see a construction site I ask for trim ends. Leveling blocks are free for the asking.
Sorry not up to speed on the construction lingo... What are trim ends? Trim ends of wood?
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Sorry not up to speed on the construction lingo... What are trim ends? Trim ends of wood?

Every time they saw off a board there is a trim end. Anywhere from a few inches to a foot or two. Perfect blocks for leveling a trailer.
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Got it! Thanks!
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We really like our Anderson Levelers.

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We really like our Anderson Levelers.

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Another vote for the Andersen Levelers. Used in conjunction with the Levelmate Pro device and app they make leveling quick, easy and a one person job...
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X4 on Anderson levelers. I used boards for years and decided to try these last year after seeing posts on this site. Would never go back.
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I just use Lego blocks. However I'd switch to the Anderson Levelers as they look very easy to level the trailer.
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Another vote for the Andersen Levelers. Used in conjunction with the Levelmate Pro device and app they make leveling quick, easy and a one person job...
Just watched a video on the Levelmate Pro. It's impressive, I may have to look into that
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Another vote for the Andersen Levelers. Used in conjunction with the Levelmate Pro device and app they make leveling quick, easy and a one person job...
Agree completely! Anderson's and the Level Mate Pro make leveling extremely easy. And like the video, I also carry 2 6' long 2x8 PT Cedar boards as well as a pair of old rear seat floor mats that are used on slippery surfaces whether it's the pavement/cement or the top of the boards. Keeps the Anderson's from slipping.
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Agree completely! Anderson's and the Level Mate Pro make leveling extremely easy. And like the video, I also carry 2 6' long 2x8 PT Cedar boards as well as a pair of old rear seat floor mats that are used on slippery surfaces whether it's the pavement/cement or the top of the boards. Keeps the Anderson's from slipping.

That is the only issue I have ever had with the Anderson's, is when they get spit out from behind the tire. It typically only happens when I have to use them on a piece of wood. I was thinking of applying some skateboard grip tape to the bottom side of them but I suppose a rubberized type mat would work as well, thanks!
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