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Old 07-25-2016, 08:29 PM   #1
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What are the downsides of using a ramp type levelers vs. the stack of blocks on our tandem trailer. The Camcoe type ramp is about the same price for two that the 10 pack of blocks are. I have lots of wood around but the plastic levelers look like a cleaner lighter solution.
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Old 07-25-2016, 09:29 PM   #2
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The Camco ramp is intended for tire changing not leveling. Anderson makes leveling ramps and I use the all the time. The blocks are used under my jacks to shorten the throw and increase the base on softer ground. I am sold on the Anderson's, they are a little more but no pulling on, backing off to adjust "level". With a large level on the front of the 5W I watch as the unit levels, stop, block, disconnect, only one move to level. I see no down side.
Anderson's are a little long for some tandem axle units and need to be cut a few inches, per Anderson.
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I second the anderson leveler recommendation, last season I had the blocks, with these levelers I shaved a good 5-10 minutes of setup time off over the blocks with un-level sites. Amazon has them for $44, you will need 1 per axle.

If you decide to go with the camco blocks, make SURE you put them the right way, if you put them upside down and run a heavy camper on them, they mangle pretty easily. I still use the blocks under the stabilizer jacks.
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Old 07-26-2016, 06:34 AM   #4
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There is a difference between a leveler and a ramp for changing a tire. I have both.
This link shows what I use to level my trailer. It is called Camco 44573 Yellow Tri-Leveler

https://www.amazon.com/Camco-44573-Y.../dp/B000BUQOFO

This is used to change the tire
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Old 07-26-2016, 06:40 AM   #5
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I also am a big big fan of the Anderson Leveler. Easy to use and store.
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The Camco ramp is intended for tire changing not leveling. Anderson makes leveling ramps and I use the all the time. The blocks are used under my jacks to shorten the throw and increase the base on softer ground. I am sold on the Anderson's, they are a little more but no pulling on, backing off to adjust "level". With a large level on the front of the 5W I watch as the unit levels, stop, block, disconnect, only one move to level. I see no down side.
Anderson's are a little long for some tandem axle units and need to be cut a few inches, per Anderson.

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Another vote for Anderson's here.
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Just switched to the Andersons and couldn't be happier!
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I also really like my Anderson Levellers. Here is a link to my previous description of leveling with and without the Anderson Levellers:

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f7...s-24218-6.html
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One more vote for Andersen Levelers.
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