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Old 07-23-2015, 07:30 AM   #15
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I have a pair that I haven't used yet as the last campsite was level. I see them as a great convenience over stacking the square levelers, and really handy for Walmart overnighting as many parking lots are sloped for drainage. I still carry the wood and other levelers so as to be prepared for things like tire changes, and to place under landing gear and stabilizers.
If I couldn't get one between the tandem wheels to start, I would just start with one and slip the other one in after a little movement. If you only need an inch of leveling, you could probably just use one.
I've seen reports of occasional cracking and Andersen was quick with replacements.
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Old 07-23-2015, 07:44 AM   #16
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The anderson levelers are great. Put one in front of each tire on side to be lifted and just pull forward or back up, whichever is most easy, until level. Set parking brake and place included wedges under other end of levelers and unhook TT. No pulling off to add more blocks. If more than 4 inches are needed than lay a 2x6 down under leveler. Pull off the end of leveler to remove. Bect rv accessory ever.
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Old 07-24-2015, 10:55 AM   #17
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I have a pair but haven't used them since I got auto levelers installed. The worked great though. The only problem I had was that they would slide if you were using them on concrete. Also, my tires were close together and I had to cut about an inch off one. Great product though.
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Old 07-27-2015, 04:28 PM   #18
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I have been using them for our current trip. 6 campgrounds in 30 days. they work great for me.
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Old 07-27-2015, 07:26 PM   #19
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Wink anderson levelers update

For me, the levelers worked great. Set up was easy. Put one in front of each wheel and pull on until level then place wedge on back side leaving wheel in a cradle.
Now the update. I traded for a larger fifth wheel with 16" tires and the second one won't fit between tires. I broke the end off one trying to get it to work. It is now short enough to fit but I won't have as much travel space. They will still be useful most of the time, but I will now need to have a couple of 2x6s just in case.
Now for the post about whether to get these or a 4 point leveling system? You will still need to level side to side before engaging automatic level because owners manual says not to lift wheels off the ground with the automatic level. You will need to get it close to level first. I know from experience that this is so.
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Old 08-02-2015, 05:26 PM   #20
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I really like ours . They work well and seem to be substantial . I would gladly trade them though for a hydraulic system
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Old 08-02-2015, 05:44 PM   #21
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Now for the post about whether to get these or a 4 point leveling system? You will still need to level side to side before engaging automatic level because owners manual says not to lift wheels off the ground with the automatic level. You will need to get it close to level first. I know from experience that this is so.
I've had my wheels off the ground several times with no ill effects.
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I have a set under the wheels as I right this. The only problem I have is I wish they were a little wider. They are narrower than the tires. When I'm in slightly soft ground, they sink in a little. Now I put a hosspad under each one.
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Sort of looked like an accident waiting to happen
Completely agree! I have seen pics of these things broken.

I guess an assortment of different thickness pcs of plywood are no good anymore.
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Everyone I know with auto levelers has no problem lifting their trailer off the ground--either for camping or work on the underside.
What about seeing this at the RV shows--most of them are off the floor just to show that they can be used that way.
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I like the idea --- and am glad that the question was resurrected.

There are a couple things that I'm seeing in the responses - if the ground is soft, they will sink some then out comes something to put them on such as a horse stall mat or pieces of wood which defeats part of the purpose Also, the 235-70/80/85x16 tires on heavier trailers and 5ers are really too wide to fit correctly and be fully supported as recommended by OEMs and tire manufacturer's



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Everyone I know with auto levelers has no problem lifting their trailer off the ground--either for camping or work on the underside.
What about seeing this at the RV shows--most of them are off the floor just to show that they can be used that way.
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I have the Lippert 6-point and have had several occasions where the space wasn't level enough that one side of the trailer was off the ground when the levelers were deployed. Rather than rolling onto blocks and re-leveling, I got out my scissor chocks, put them under the tires and cranked them up to take some weight off the axel. It's easy to remove them when you are ready to leave and it adds to the stability by re-establishing that point of contact with the ground.
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I was at a Lippert seminar last wk. The front hyd jacks will support 14000 lbs. Each set of jacks behind will support 8000. With a total support of 30,000 lbs. If you weigh more you got a problem.
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yes they work just as advertised
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