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Old 04-23-2016, 04:16 PM   #1
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Ok, TT and 5th owners confess..

What is the craziest leveling job you've performed or seen. I would imagine it would be boondocking as campgrounds are pretty good. Oddly the funkiest place for me is right in front of my house. I live on a slight hill and the road has a crazy arch to it for run off I guess. So before trips I level it out for the fridge and water/flushing the system. I usually only do this a couple weeks before a trip at the most. For just normal storage I don't level it at all. Anyone got interesting pics?
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No picture, but I saw a long TT with the rear end hanging over a steeply sloping hillside and there was no way the stabilizing jacks could touch the ground even if fully extended unless the trailer was pitched maybe thirty degrees nose up. I have no idea if someone was camping in it at the time, or if it was just parked there.
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I've had the front wheels of a gas Class A a foot of the ground using wood blocks and leveling jacks.
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Old 04-24-2016, 06:01 PM   #4
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The most I experienced was one time I leveled off the rig while the DW was inside and then when she came out she came off the last step and there must have been another 2 feet because of the grade. well she was none too happy that I had to pick her up off the ground....
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The worst was in some big rv campground in NH. It was raining all day and foggy. We arrived after dark in the fog. The cute girl at the check in place gave us a map that looked like we were going to other side of the state. There were several twists and turns and poorly marked turns in the campground. The whole place was on a relatively steep hill with the spots cut semi level. The rain had saturated everything into muck. When I pulled in the wheels started to slip down the hill. I was worried it would roll as we slid. I had to use 4wd low to crawl into the spot but was so uneven and sinking\sliding I used every block and board I had. Some guy 5 spots away came out and showed me where a stack of old 6foot 2x6s he kept. I used a stack to.shove them under the wheels and somehow got balances up on it. What made it a real show was getting off. As i drove off it sounded like gun shots as the boards snapped from being cantelevered on the edge and the trailer dropped back into the mud. I gave the guy $$$ for the broken boards and thanked him for helping us. I never want to feel that feeling ever again. I also carry 4 extra 2x6 ramps ever since.
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Camping in my brother's driveway. Front to rear level left the tongue a good four feet in the air due to the slope of his driveway. I fastened the breakaway cable to a stake in the ground in case the whole thing decided to depart the location. It was solid and never did move, but had me nervous!
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Huntsville state park in Texas. Takes me between 35 and 40 Lynx blocks to level my 35' trailer. Nothing even close to you others.
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Huntsville state park in Texas. Takes me between 35 and 40 Lynx blocks to level my 35' trailer. Nothing even close to you others.

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I've had the front wheels of a gas Class A a foot of the ground using wood blocks and leveling jacks.
I did the same thing with a diesel pusher for the 13 years we owned it for 6 months at a time.
BUT:
Spartan said it was OK (frame manufacturer)
Newmar said it was OK (MH manufacturer)
HWH said it was OK (leveler manufacturer)
Reyco-Granning said it was OK (front axle manufacturer)
KONI said it was OK (shock manufacturer)
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