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Old 09-15-2011, 05:31 PM   #1
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Park on grass? Wood? Concrete tiles?

We'll be leaving our MH and car hauler on a storage lot for various 4 week periods during this winter. All of this in southwest Florida. As the storage lots are in a grass area, I am considering parking the wheels on either wood planks or thick concrete tiles but unsure which would be best.

What would you do?


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Old 09-15-2011, 05:54 PM   #2
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Wood is the best.

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Old 09-15-2011, 06:12 PM   #3
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Wood, with the jacks down.
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The soil in SW Florida (or anywhere in Florida) is all sand, so I wouldn't worry about parking it with nothing under the tires. It is going to be nice and dry under the tires, and no chemicals to leech either.

I live in Florida central and park my coach on the sandy soil several months a year.
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I park our RV on plywood. Bought a sheet from a home center store. Rip it into 4 pieces and your good to go. Hope this helps.
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Old 09-25-2011, 08:03 AM   #6
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Thanks guys for your thoughts. Looks like wood is the way to go if anything at all so a trip to Home Depot is in the cards once down in Florida. Only a month away....damn time flies!
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We use wood unless we have a concrete spot.
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Personally, I would not be concerned if you are using it every four weeks or so but if it is a concern to you I agree wood is the choice. Your RV is a 2005 so if it has original tires I would think you need to be concerned about tire life and sidewall cracks.
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