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Old 07-12-2013, 04:13 AM   #1
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Leveling

What kind of leveling blocks do you use? Just bought a new trailer and trying to figure out which ones work best.
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Old 07-12-2013, 08:39 AM   #2
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I have always used 2 x 6 pieces about 18 inches long. 6 or 8 pcs usually were enough. BUT... I just bought those plastic , orange, interlocking sets, at a garage sale for $8.00 per set. They are cleaner, and weigh a lot less.
Others have used longer length of boards because they have 5th wheels with 3 tires on each side. I guess its a personal choice, depending on your RV.
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Old 07-12-2013, 10:00 AM   #3
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Normally where we camp, the spaces are pretty level. I have two 1/2" thick and two 3/4" thick ones. I can normally pull up on either or both of the thicknesses and level my trailer side to side. If I need more, I use the Lynx Levelers.

I have three sets of Lynx Levelers that I use for my tongue jack and stabilizers. I've found the less I have to extend the stabilizers the more stability they provide.
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Old 07-12-2013, 10:24 AM   #4
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I use 2x10's, cut to length to just fit between the tandems. If I need to raise one side, I progressively stack one on top of the other and rock back and forth until the height is right. Had 3 blocks high under one side recently (the review said the site had a 'slight slope') took 10 blocks in all to do it, but it was level and solid when we were done.
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I use either some 2x6's, 1x6's or my Lynx levelers, whichever fits the bill.
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Old 07-12-2013, 03:40 PM   #6
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Thank you all for your input.
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One more note if I may. We have the yellow CW "lego" levelling blocks. They have other uses besides just leveling the trailer - under stab. jack pads, leveling BBQ and even picnic table. They're compact and easy to store and we keep a package of 4 of them in the pass-through. Have several pieces of 4x4 and 1x6 for the tongue jack though.
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Old 09-06-2015, 05:34 PM   #8
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A further question on leveling—our 23' TT has tandem axles. I asked the dealer guy when he was showing us everything if leveling required blocks under both tires on the low side. He said I only need to put blocks under one wheel. We are currently on a month long trip out West and where we are parked right now required leveling blocks. I have two 2x6 blocks under one tire and it really did not seem to make any difference on my level reading when I went from no blocks to one then two blocks. So, do you have to put blocks under both tires?
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Old 09-06-2015, 07:37 PM   #9
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Lynx blocks. My wife or kids can look at the level on the trailer and figure how many blocks and on which side. Easiest leveling ever!

The most difference between the wheels on the same side is one block.
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Old 09-06-2015, 08:16 PM   #10
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Anderson levelers.!!! Easiest way there is to level a RV
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Old 09-06-2015, 08:36 PM   #11
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We use the lynx leveling blocks because that's what the local rv supply house carried.
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Old 09-06-2015, 11:15 PM   #12
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How difficult will it be to level my TT by myself? Think I like the Anderson level era, but guess it might not be on the first try if there's just me to do it! Just ask In'!
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Old 09-07-2015, 06:31 AM   #13
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Watch the YouTube video on them .. I use the floor x style leveler so it takes two but if you have the level mounted on the nose of the RV I am sure you could do it by yourself..One of these days I may mount a level on the nose but truth be told I enjoy the wife Helping.
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Just a bunch of scrap 2x6.
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