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Old 07-22-2013, 07:16 PM   #1
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jacks or not?

We just bought a motor home. Gulfstream 23 ft 2004. It has no jacks, no self stabilizing system. Really,, are you supposed to just find a level place? We go where there may not be level areas. I have read about the big foot leveling system, but would scissor jacks be o.k. to use? Someone said it is not good to use jacks. I am thinking WTH? I thought you were supposed to level it not only for your benefit but for the frig.
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Old 07-22-2013, 07:23 PM   #2
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Most folk without leveling jacks bring sections of 2X10" to drive the wheels up onto.
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Old 07-22-2013, 07:29 PM   #3
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Try this simple system first....ya can always spend money on a jack system that may or may not work for you.

Go to your local lumber/home depot/Lowes and buy two 6'X12"X2" boards. Have them cut them as follows. 12" 24" which leves you a 36". Have them cut the first two cuts at a 45 degree angle. Lay the 36 down, nail the 24 on it and the 12 on the 24. You then have a "ramp" to drive your rear wheels up on depending when you are level....one for each wheel. You can do the same for the front too. I did it for years on a 20' and a 23'. It works. Good Luck.
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:27 PM   #4
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We use plastic "lego" blocks. They are lightweight and store easily. They come in packs of 6, 8, & 10.
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Hi,

I also use the "lego" blocks - lightweight and easy to setup for different heights.

I have a 21 ft, Class B so can usually position the RV such that I typically only need to use 3 blocks per wheel. At home, my driveway is sloped and I need to increase the height further by using more blocks - sometimes they'll slide a bit on my driveway but never an issue at a campground site.

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We use plastic "lego" blocks. They are lightweight and store easily. They come in packs of 6, 8, & 10.
I'm having a hard time envisioning lego blocks for RVs. Is there a iink you can share so I see what you're talking about? Never mind. I found them! :-)
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I'm having a hard time envisioning lego blocks for RVs. Is there a iink you can share so I see what you're talking about?
RV Leveling Blocks, 8 pack - Intersource D10-227 - Chocks & Levelers - Camping World

They can be found at several rv accessory outlets. Lightweight and easy to store.
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