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Old 02-24-2014, 09:10 PM   #21
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I use a "leveling board" that I made from pressure treated 2x8. I took one about 6' long and attached with screws some shorter pieces on it that would align with the tires. I've beveled the end where the first tire rolls on top of the board.

If I only need about 1 1/2" of rise to level the trailer, I can park it with the tires between the blocks.
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If I need about 3" of rise , I can park the tires on top of the double stack.
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And if I need about 4 1/2" of rise, I can place a double stack of blocks screwed together between the blocks on the board.
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With the wider, more solid surface of the 2x8 vs a lego block type block, there is a more solid footing in soft soil where the lego block may settle into the ground.

I've never had a problem with the board shooting out from under the tire instead of the tire getting on top of the board. But if one did have a problem, a small length of chain attached to the end of the board would keep that from happening.

On edit: And I also have some 1x8 pressure treated boards that will get me 3/4" amounts of rise for getting the level right if it doesn't fall into increments of 1 1/2"
How do you chock them w/ the areas surrounding the tires not being level w/ the tires?
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Old 02-24-2014, 10:01 PM   #22
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How do you chock them w/ the areas surrounding the tires not being level w/ the tires?
I have some of these,
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Old 03-02-2014, 08:48 PM   #23
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I use both wood and the lego plastic levelers. I took some treated 2x8 cut it to the length i wanted. screwed two of them together with rope in between the two just to make them easier to carry. Also only use the wood if the camping spot is bad uneven. Like most have said the lego type levelers are not that costly and are light weight.
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Old 03-04-2014, 01:21 AM   #24
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I stopped at Home Depot, bought a 2x8 treated board and had them cut it in 8 inch lengths.
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I got lucky found a set of Lynx Levellers (new, never used) in a garage sale... the guy sold me the kit with the bag for $25.... The same kit was sold $99 by the local RV shops...

Now I've used it for 5 summers and I have 2 cracked levellers... they don,t like sitting on soft terrain!
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I got lucky found a set of Lynx Levellers (new, never used) in a garage sale... the guy sold me the kit with the bag for $25.... The same kit was sold $99 by the local RV shops...

Now I've used it for 5 summers and I have 2 cracked levellers... they don,t like sitting on soft terrain!
Was that a 10 pack of Lynx levelers the dealer wanted 99 bucks for? 32 on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Tri-Lynx-00015...velers+10+pack
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I got lucky found a set of Lynx Levellers (new, never used) in a garage sale... the guy sold me the kit with the bag for $25.... The same kit was sold $99 by the local RV shops...

Now I've used it for 5 summers and I have 2 cracked levellers... they don,t like sitting on soft terrain!
Exactly why I'm mounting my first layer of Lynx on painted outdoor plywood.
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pressure treated 2x6's. Free and tied them up between the battery and LP tank on the trailer tounge when in tow.
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Was that a 10 pack of Lynx levelers the dealer wanted 99 bucks for? 32 on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Tri-Lynx-00015...velers+10+pack
Yes.... but remember here in Canada we get ripped off on so many things... and that was 6 yrs ago...not sure now how they sell them!

I bought a 30AMP extension cord off ebay once... cord+shipping+taxes cost me less (by about 25$) than what I would have paid before taxs at my local RV dealer!!!!
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Old 03-04-2014, 10:50 AM   #30
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Wood all the way. Weight is minimal and in a pinch you can use the extra's for firewood. Gave all mine to a neighbor when we left our site in Fla last year [fire wood] and replaced with new when I got home. Have a ready source of wood ends so replacements are free. Over the years have found that the storebought stuff is subject to being forgotten at the site when you leave. so are the wood pieces but who cares?
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