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Old 10-12-2015, 02:36 PM   #21
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Martinsville is where we have set up like this. We try to camp away from the "packed in so tight you can't breathe" areas that are level so it gets to be inventive. We camped above the racetrack on the other side of the railroad tracks, right across from The Martinsville Hill Gang (there was a story about them a couple years back). We have also been unlevel at Bristol, Rockingham, Darlington. We were level at Charlotte, but we were in the "packed in so tight" area there. We carry lots of boards and a shovel, and have gone so far as to buy concrete blocks to get altitude.
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Old 10-12-2015, 04:17 PM   #22
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I'm in one of the main campgrounds at TMS. It might fall under your "packed in to tight you can't breathe" designation, but it doesn't feel that way to me. The site is 20' by 40', and it backs up to one of the main roads. I've also got friends around me.

The only other track I've camped at is Talladega. We got a nice level spot there, too.
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Old 10-13-2015, 12:58 AM   #23
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We definitely want more room than that. 20x40 is not enough room to breathe for us, so we stick to the other areas. We find it more fun out there.
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Old 10-13-2015, 07:41 AM   #24
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20'x40' is what they publish on their website, but we have much more room than that. My camper is 38.5' feet long, and I have enough room to park a vehicle in front of it and another behind it. My buddy that parks next to me has a Tiffin bus. We have enough room between us to put out both of our patio mats and have our awnings out. That's enough room for us.

It's not possible to walk from the track to the off-site campgrounds at TMS. That would be a deal breaker for me.
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Old 10-13-2015, 11:06 AM   #25
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for a secure base going that high, I would recommend box cribbing, using 4x4's.
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Old 10-14-2015, 02:37 PM   #26
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I personally use the Anderson Levels they level up to 4" side to side then use 6x6 wood blocks down to 2x4's for front to back. Watch out you don't over extend your tongue Jack if it's electric you could shear off that pin then you have another headache.
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Old 10-14-2015, 02:51 PM   #27
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I use 3-ton jack stands on each side of the A-frame as close to the jack as possible. Then I retract the tongue jack and add extra blocks. If I have to extend the tongue jack close to the max I leave the jack stands in place for extra stability.
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Old 10-14-2015, 02:51 PM   #28
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The easiest and most versatile thing I have used, and this is old school, are 2x6 boards. With one 8 foot board I can make 2 three foot boards for the wheels and one 2 foot board for a jack. Cut each end at 45 degrees to ease backing onto and you can build ramps, runners, stable platforms, whatever you need. Last year, to park a 41 foot BayHill fifth wheel, we used all of my boards plus an 8x8 on the downhill side and dug in the uphill wheels about six inches. That got me to within four degrees of level side to side. We then built platforms under the jacks and used the autolevel to level it. A Jayco would not have leveled, but the hydraulic level up system did it. Afterwards I had to build a set of steps because the bottom entry step was mid to upper thigh on me. It worked, but I can't say I recommend that procedure for daily use. I probably should mention that I grew up blocking grave sites in West Virginia for funerals using concrete burial vaults, so blocking heavy objects at extreme angles is not that big of a deal for me.
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Old 10-15-2015, 12:52 PM   #29
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I go to the camp office and ask for a more level sight LOL
We went to Pinery in Canada and some of the sites were horrible...these were for 30+ foot trailers and the incline was ridiculous...3 people in our group had to ask to be moved to more level sites...luckily this was over OUR memorial day and they were available...we are very careful to request "level" sites...

at home, I would not do what is shown in pic...I would put it in street while loading it or figure something else out...
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