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Old 12-04-2012, 08:33 PM   #1
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jacking the trailer up

I have a pop up trailer- some where I read it was a good idea to put blocks under the axle and take weight on the tires during the winter season when the camper is not being used- i just did this tonight as I have done the last coulpe of years with both my camper and small utility frailer for my boat- both sit on grass and dirt- i think this is good for the tires- but i don't really know if it is needed__ any opinions??
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:50 AM   #2
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I seen a lot of people do that and I have seen what happens the little cracks start on the bottom where the tire bulge is at but I seen that in ones that were sitting for a long time not just one winter I got my 30footer off the ground now.
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:44 AM   #3
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It takes stress off the tires and makes theft of the trailer more difficult.

I can't think of a reason NOT to store trailers on blocks if you know it will not be used for a while.

An ounce of prevention is worth ...a lot.
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