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Old 07-16-2015, 04:10 PM   #15
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I just received a pair of Anderson levelers today. I knew that I would need to cut one off. My 14" tires are 26" in diameter and are 3.75" apart. I cut 0.75" off the skinny end and rounded the big end as you can see in the photo. I have not actually used them. The modified one slips in and out very easily. Before I try it does this look OK?

What is the best method of getting off of the levelers? Drive over the big end slowly after the chock has been removed or remove the chock and slowly back down?
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I just received a pair of Anderson levelers today. I knew that I would need to cut one off. My 14" tires are 26" in diameter and are 3.75" apart. I cut 0.75" off the skinny end and rounded the big end as you can see in the photo. I have not actually used them. The modified one slips in and out very easily. Before I try it does this look OK?

What is the best method of getting off of the levelers? Drive over the big end slowly after the chock has been removed or remove the chock and slowly back down?
Remove the chock, back off them, do not drive over the big end.
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Old 07-18-2015, 06:16 AM   #17
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I use a set of three Andersen levelers with my three axle Airstream, and other than dealing with the weight of them, and storing them, they perform great. Haven't measured the distance between the tires, but I do have 16" LT's, and no problems there either.


To save me from getting in and out of the truck so much when leaving, my DW is very helpful in pulling them out from under the wheels as I move the rig fore and aft to clear them.
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1010 thanks a lot for the advice. That is what I thought would be the best way.

This morning I have been making some enhancements to the levelers. Since my DW will be the one to pull the chocks and levelers out I installed some handy pull cords on both pair. These can be accessed from either side of the blocks. I did remove another 1/4" from the small end making a total of 1". I also beveled the topside.

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I use a set of three Andersen levelers with my three axle Airstream, and other than dealing with the weight of them, and storing them, they perform great. Haven't measured the distance between the tires, but I do have 16" LT's, and no problems there either.


To save me from getting in and out of the truck so much when leaving, my DW is very helpful in pulling them out from under the wheels as I move the rig fore and aft to clear them.
I agree with the weight & storage issues, I haven't figured out where to store them in the trailer, so they are in the back of the truck for now.
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1010 thanks a lot for the advice. That is what I thought would be the best way.

This morning I have been making some enhancements to the levelers. Since my DW will be the one to pull the chocks and levelers out I installed some handy pull cords on both pair. These can be accessed from either side of the blocks. I did remove another 1/4" from the small end making a total of 1". I also beveled the topside.

Bigbird 65, thank you for the idea of the pull cords and the pictures, I will be "installing" the pull cords too.
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1010, I think you will find the pull cords useful. I used 1/4" rope and a 9/32" drill bit to make the holes in the web of the leveler. Same size for the holes in the chocks. The chock holes only go through the sides and not the center web. I used Tye Wraps to join the ends of the rope and to secure the rope to the chocks. Very simple job.
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1010 thanks a lot for the advice. That is what I thought would be the best way.

This morning I have been making some enhancements to the levelers. Since my DW will be the one to pull the chocks and levelers out I installed some handy pull cords on both pair. These can be accessed from either side of the blocks. I did remove another 1/4" from the small end making a total of 1". I also beveled the topside.


Much faster for the DW and me, work great. 2x6 sometimes needed and if wet a rug comes in handy due to slip.

Thx as well for the cord idea, will make DW and I feel safer as she removes them.
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My DW really liked the idea of the pull cords.
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Wouldn't you know it! The only camping site, Balmorhea State Park, I had a chance to try out the levelers was almost too level. I did use them to raise the trailer by about 1/2" but didn't need the orange chocks. The homemade wheel chocks held the trailer just fine.
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I watching the YouTube video on these levelers and they use one leveler on a double axel trailer and sometimes two? So do you need two or just one?
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I am very new to using the Andersen levelers but what I have read indicates that most people feel that 2 are required. I saw the video that showed one being used on a tandem wheel trailer but I think they were only doing that to show how easy it was to use. I think it is best to use 2. Of course you may have to modify one, as I did, if your wheels are too close together. I am really satisfied with them.
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Big that may have been the one they use to change a flat. If you have a two axles use 2.
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