Go Back   iRV2 Forums > TRAVEL TRAILER, 5th WHEEL & TRUCK CAMPER FORUMS > Travel Trailer Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-27-2005, 05:19 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
bstark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Fergus, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 110
The Tinkles: Trust a fellow "Creeker" to find a great solution to an age old problem, those things are coool!
__________________

__________________
2004 International 4400LoPro DT530E 310Hp/950FtLbs ExtCab Harley Doghouse RV Hauler
2005 Mobile Suites 38RL3
bstark is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 07-28-2005, 03:02 PM   #16
Senior Member
 
Tiffin Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Titusville, FL
Posts: 142
With those "lego" style blocks - if you set them up so each wheel on one side of the 5ver gets the same amount of lift, how do you span the space between the wheels when backing up?

I like the idea of weight saving, but generally I use a combo of 18" and 24" boards (with ends beveled) and 'build' a platform long enough so both wheels are supported the whole time I'm backing up.
__________________

__________________
2011 Phaeton 36 QSH. 2005 Honda CRV.
KE4DMG
traveldawg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2005, 02:53 PM   #17
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 240
I used the lego style blocks with adequate results (sometimes took some creative arrangements though). When I needed to get higher than normal, I'd build an up and down pattern, so the wheels were on the highest blocks, and the area between the wheels was lower.

The only problem I had was using them on gravel, while caused a couple of them to break off pieces.
__________________
John (40' 2004 Country Coach Inspire DP)
John66 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2005, 05:42 PM   #18
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: FL Gulf Coast
Posts: 37
I also carry a small shovel, sometimes I can lower the "hi" side easier than raise the "lo" side.
Dave
__________________

__________________
Big Red -- '99 F-350 PSD

Carri -- '05 Carri-Lite 36KSQ
Dualy Driver is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Blocking the frame DR Dave Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 1 05-15-2007 07:11 AM
Blocking the frame gary85 Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 15 05-14-2007 05:51 PM
Blocking Diode slabman Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 7 01-06-2007 05:51 AM
Trailer leveling & blocking WillYum Canada Region 10 11-12-2005 03:55 PM
Trailer leveling & blocking 5th Wheel Discussion 10 12-31-1969 07:00 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:11 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.