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Old 10-17-2016, 10:49 AM   #15
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One of our first trips out was in a KOA with unlevel sites, shocker I know. We were new and didn't know better and had raised the front tires off the ground. The nice gentleman next door started talking to me and steered the conversation to let me know that was not a good idea. I thanked him, and releveled manually.
I appreciated his wisdom.
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:18 AM   #16
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If it holds it, what's the problem.
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:31 AM   #17
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One of our first trips out was in a KOA with unlevel sites, shocker I know. We were new and didn't know better and had raised the front tires off the ground. The nice gentleman next door started talking to me and steered the conversation to let me know that was not a good idea. I thanked him, and releveled manually.
I appreciated his wisdom.


So if your level let's raise your wheels off the ground to level up, either move sites or put something under the wheels or?
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Old 10-17-2016, 11:35 AM   #18
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Front tires off the ground, not a problem. Sometimes you don't have a choice if you want a particular spot.
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I guess it's to prevent flat spots from developing overnight.lol
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Old 10-17-2016, 12:19 PM   #20
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Front tires off the ground, not a problem. Sometimes you don't have a choice if you want a particular spot.
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that makes sense. I guess I would try to put blocks under the front in that situation and let off the jacks, but not sure I could carry that many blocks of wood

Next question - what in the heck is that holding your sewer hose off the ground (levellers?) and WHY?
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yes - rear wheels for your brakes - tires on de ground...

and he is using a sewer support like I have - makes it much easier to drain then having to pick up the length of full 3 inches of 'water' to drain
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yes - rear wheels for your brakes - tires on de ground...

and he is using a sewer support like I have - makes it much easier to drain then having to pick up the length of full 3 inches of 'water' to drain
you buy those or make them? How long is it ?
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Do a search for sewer hose support they are a very common item

Sidewinder Sewer Hose Support - Camco
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Did you have a chance to talk to them. And for all newbies sake - can someone explain what level lets are and how to use them properly? For all we kno, they could be IRV2 members and too embarrassed to speak up. No - it is not me, but honestly don't have a good understanding of how to
Work those things.
Where did you read "level lets"?
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Where did you read "level lets"?

Sorry - auto correct changed levellers to level lets
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Looks like another case of auto-level gone wild !
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LOL - bane of my existence - really have to edit more than I write 😀
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