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Old 04-07-2013, 09:13 PM   #1
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Curb ramps

We will be storing our new TT in our back yard once we pick it up on Tuesday. The only problem is that we have a street side curb that isn't going to be TT friendly. I've been looking at curb ramps but the price points are all over the map as well as the reviews. Can anyone lend any suggestions? We may end up creating a step system with a few pieces of 2x4 until we can find some real ramps.

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Old 04-07-2013, 09:29 PM   #2
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2X6 or 2X8 would work better, full tire tread width, 2ft long at the pavement , cut the leading edge at 45 degrees & stack and screw a shorter piece ( 4" or so shorter ) also 45 degree cut, until the stack is the height of the curb.

If the back bumper & pulmbing, of the TT will clear the curb till the wheels get close enough to get onto the ramps, this will work fine.

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Old 04-07-2013, 09:54 PM   #3
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If you plan on pulling out and putting your TT in the back yard regularly, you might want to contact a contractor to find out the cost removing the square curb and replace it with a driveway entry. Permit would most likely be required. Suggest you check if you can get a permit for a round or sloped sidewalk curbing, it would be cheaper.
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I have a pair of there: 20 Ton Heavy Duty Rubber Kerb Ramp

Don't use them for the MH, pickup truck, or Jeep - as they readily climb the curb. I do use them for DW's car on the occasion it needs to come to my shop.
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:06 PM   #5
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I used 4x4's when I had a trailer.

Use what will work good for the height of your curb.
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Old 04-09-2013, 06:19 PM   #6
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Those kerb ramps vsheetz linked to sound like just what the doctor ordered.

In the meantime, you probably have Lynx Levelers or similar in the trailer. So just built you a temporary ramp using those. Maybe 4 or 5 deep against the curb, 3 deep in the middle, and 1 deep at the bottom. I always carry two bags of 10 each, and 20 will be more than enough to built two suitable temporary ramps.

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