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Old 09-10-2014, 02:37 PM   #1
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Jayco whitehawk leveling ?

So I have ordered a Whitehawk 28dsbh and looking at delivery sometime in the beginning of October (hopefully anyway). The axles being so far apart is making me question the best way to level it. So I have thought about the Anderson Levelers but have seen some reviews about them falling apart which would not be good. So my question is has anyone ever tried Blaylock EZ Lift?

http://www.etrailer.com/Wheel-Chocks...s/EZ-JACK.html

It is actually to change tires but says it can be used for levelers also. My biggest concern is being able to get 2 of them in there to back up to make it level. I think they are a little bigger than the Anderson levelers which could cause an issue. So if anyone has tried this with a similar model please let me know.

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Old 09-10-2014, 03:30 PM   #2
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We just use the Lynx levelers and build and drive up. I make the platform wide enough to chock the wheels, then as normal course we use the BAL extra wide X-Chocks to lessen the rocking of the trailer.

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Old 09-10-2014, 04:50 PM   #3
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I use 2x6" long planks, I have 3 of them. I set what I need down on the ground and pull the trailer up to level it. I carry them in the front storage compartment. As for using the easy lift to change your tires. It won't work, your axles are too far apart. I didn't have the Blaylock easy lift but I had the Trailer Aid plus (which gives you an extra inch of lift)..pull up on it and the other tire stays on the ground. I keep a bottle jack in case of a tire change.
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Old 09-10-2014, 04:59 PM   #4
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Thanks for the replies. I thought about both the 2x6 Planks and Lynx Levelers but I am sure it takes a lot of the levelers and the 2x6 planks would have to be very long and add a lot of weight. But I am not going to spend that kind of money on 2 of them if it won't work. So unless I hear from someone that has tried it I guess wood planks will be the winner.
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Old 09-10-2014, 09:15 PM   #5
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We have a 2014 WhiteHawk 30DSQB......level left to right first....I have a bubble leveler mounted up front by the electric jack and I look at it before unhooking.....it tells me where my low side is and tells me how many inches low that I am.....I use the lynx blocks to level ...I bought two of the 10 packs.....I stack for both wheels on the low side according to how many inches are needed(stacks look just like the picture below).....drive onto the blocks...chock behind the wheels....I place X-chocks between the wheels on each side(you need the extra wide sets because of the axles)....now level front to back...unhook.... I place 2x8, 2x10, or 2x12 cut blocks that are approx. 10-12 inches long under the four scissor jacks and lower them onto the blocks....I'm done....sometimes I double check with a 4 foot level on the floor in front of the refrigerator......the less you have to let the 4 scissor jacks down the more stable your trailer will be.
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The following morning when the eggs don't run in the pan is when I know I got it close. That's within range of being level. Good for the fridge, and easier to cook eggs. Win-win.
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Old 09-11-2014, 06:52 PM   #7
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Great information

I happen to be looking at Camco and Lynx levelling blocks tonight when I saw this thread. I never worried too much about side to side levelling, but I want to be a bit more picky with the new camper coming. I'm looking forward to hearing more opinions about the levelling blocks.
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Old 09-11-2014, 07:44 PM   #8
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I am not opposed to boards or lynx blocks. Just trying to get the easiest and lightest way to level. The lynx might be the best except having to have 2-3 sets because of the wide axles. The boards are the cheapest but having 3 at 6 feet is a lot of weight. The ez-lift and Anderson levelers seem to be very quick and not a lot of hauling a bunch of blocks or wood. But I don't want to spend 120 dollars for something that won't work. Looks like lynx levelers will be on order
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Looks like lynx blocks may be on order this week. Thanks Josh.
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We used our new Andersen Levelers for the first time a couple weeks ago. Man, oh man! Leveling was never faster or easier! We got the trailer into position on the site, placed the levelers behind the low side wheels, DW backed onto the levelers while I watched the level placed on the TT bumper. Once it read level, I chocked the levelers, unhooked & leveled front to rear. It took us about 5 minutes to level and I never broke a sweat! Of course, I still had to do the other set up stuff... hook-ups, homemade X-chocks, etc. So total set up time was about a leisurely 1/2 hour. But we love the Andersens! They are worth every penny and are as quick and easy as they look in their videos
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