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Old 04-07-2016, 09:43 PM   #11
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Yeah I wouldn't ever let air out of tires to level I always use leveling blocks and keep it as few as possible and I use x chocks to keep her from moving
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Old 04-07-2016, 10:49 PM   #12
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Have been packing 3 boxes of Lynx blocks for years. Works great! Mostly I use them under the levelers to reduce the workload on the jacks. First RV didn't have levelers but it was easy enough to drive up onto the Lynx blocks. Way too much effort to add or remove air from tires. Probably not good for the tires either.
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It is recommended to maintain the proper tire pressure even while in storage. So to me letting enough air out to level the rig would do more harm to the tires than the convenience of not carrying some form of levelers (boards, legos, anderson).

Then the inconvenience of airing the tires back up on top of possibly doing harm to the tires.... No thank you!!!!
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WHY? If I ever heard of a solution looking for a problem to solve, this is one of them. Boards, levelers, or whatever are simply not hard to use to easily level your TT. make that .. Other solutions might be bring a shovel and scoop out a hole on the high side. OR maybe you could set up side ways on the site an use the tongue jack to level out.

Sorry for the sarcasm but this is really a foolish idea. I would find rocks [and have actually done that] or pieces of firewood if I forgot or didn't bring enough boards to level with. Just because a big rig driver might use this technique in an emergency doesn't elevate the idea to being a good idea just because it might work. I could level and relevel my TT 5 times before you could level by letting air out and then have to refill the tires when you leave.
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Leveling by taking air out tires is a bad idea. Not good for the sidewall of the tires. You would not save any time by letting air out. I think laying a 2x6 board down and drive on it would go much faster.
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Thanks for the replies, just an idea. I'll keep using the boards I have, most of the campsites I've been too are pretty level. P.S. Just looked at a used Jayco 365 bunkhouse, maybe...
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Thanks for the replies, just an idea. I'll keep using the boards I have, most of the campsites I've been too are pretty level. P.S. Just looked at a used Jayco 365 bunkhouse, maybe...
Just buy a box or two of Lynx Levelers..
Cheap, reliable, easy to use, long lasting, stackable....need I go on?
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Use the right tool for the job, and even a piece of dimensional lumber is adequate. Before using Andersen levellers I carried a box full of 2x6's and a piece of 3/4" plywood to fine tune the levelling. But letting the air out of the tires is a recipe for disaster -- especially if you forget to air up again when you leave.
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Old 04-09-2016, 12:05 PM   #19
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I'm leaning towards the Anderson leveler idea this season... as for the Lynx blocks, I used to use those under my stabilizers but switched to wood and that made a world of difference. Trailer doesn't seem to "slide" as much now
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