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Old 07-11-2012, 09:35 AM   #21
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Ok so it looks like I will be looking for those Lynx blocks. Last weekend the board flipped up and bent my stairs.
The dealer told me to carry the main board for under the wheels and a 12" board in front of the main board to climb on first so the the main board can't flip up.

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Old 07-12-2012, 10:36 AM   #22
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I just bought these...
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ls_o00_s00_i00

Are these the same as the Lynx Blocks?
So i used 2 of these Camco squares this weekend 1 under each tire on 1 side of my trailer to level it out. it leveled perfectly but when i was done and rolled the TT off them i found they were bent and damaged. I wish I had seen this thread b4 i ordered the Camco version. Are the Lynx Blocks stronger than the Camco or will those bend as well?
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Old 07-12-2012, 11:01 AM   #23
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You do not need to put blocks under both wheels. I am not fully familiar with the torsion suspension yet. With the traditional leaf spring suspension, if you place one block under both wheels you get “X” amount of lift. If you place one block under one wheel you get about Ĺ “X” amount of lift. So depending on the amount of leveling you need depends, on how many blocks and the configuration. This also keeps you from having to carry multiple board thicknesses around. Just remember is important to ramp up to the height you require if more than one block is required. If you use wood blocks, I strongly recommend cutting a bevel (45 deg) on board to help the tire to grip the board so you do not push it.
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Old 07-23-2012, 12:58 PM   #24
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BEWARE and follow the instructions when using the leveling blocks!! I purchased the 10 pac from CAMCO and used 2 blocks on 1 side of my trailer and they were damaged. I figured I must have used them wrong but there were no instructions available when I went to use them. Apparently the instructions are on the packaging (the box around the case) that was removed and discarded when we unpacked all the new stuff we bought for our new trailer. I contacted Camco and the put the blame on me and told me there was "no way you could have missed the instruction... There on the box". Well my wife and I missed them and threw them away and apparently there are configurations to be used when using them. Needless to say, I am within my 30 days to return the product, Camco put the blame on me and would not replace them and Kim (the women I spoke with) actually raised her voice and me which I never did. I told her politely that I was disappointed on the way they were handling the situation and it would be a nice gesture to replace the 2 damaged blocks and forward me new instructions. So I will be returning the blocks and purchasing Lynxx blocks. I am now off my rant!
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Old 07-23-2012, 02:01 PM   #25
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I use a cross check level in the refrigerator to level ours. A bullseye level works well too. And I use the camco leveling blocks.
After I back it in I'll hop out of the truck, put the level in the frig and make the decision on how many blocks I need to use. After 2 or 3 times you'll know how many you'll need based on where the bubble is.
http://www.hopkinstowingsolutions.co...eck_level.html
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I use a cross check level in the refrigerator to level ours. A bullseye level works well too. And I use the camco leveling blocks.
After I back it in I'll hop out of the truck, put the level in the frig and make the decision on how many blocks I need to use. After 2 or 3 times you'll know how many you'll need based on where the bubble is.
http://www.hopkinstowingsolutions.co...eck_level.html
I really must ask,being new to this and all,but why do you do your leveling from the refrigerator?????????
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I really must ask,being new to this and all,but why do you do your leveling from the refrigerator?????????
Sorry, I should have expanded on that

The main reason you level your RV or trailer is so your refrigerator operates properly. No other reason to do so except of course for your comfort.

Here's the best article I could find right now regarding this
http://www.rvuniversity.com/staticpa...Efficiency_101
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''I use a cross check level in the refrigerator to level ours.'' QUOTE....
Thats what confused me......I was wondering why you put a cross check level in your refrigerator.....I do know the whole reasoning behind leveling the trailer up......Didnt know if this was some sorta 'COLD LEVELING'
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Oh cool. So I'm saying and finding that if the frig is level the trailer is. Easy solution for leveling the trailer for me
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My approach is the flip side of that. I measure the frame for levelness, and expect the fridge to also be level, at least well within the range it needs for proper fridge operation.
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