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Old 07-13-2013, 08:58 AM   #15
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About the weight of hydraulic levelers saving weight over blocks, not true, you can purchase the yellow or orange plastic interlocking leveling blocks which are very light. Current cost from say Camping World is $24.88 for 8-pack with 30000 lb. capacity. Much cheaper than hydraulic levelers, but not as convenient or cool.
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Old 07-13-2013, 09:53 AM   #16
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About the weight of hydraulic levelers saving weight over blocks, not true, you can purchase the yellow or orange plastic interlocking leveling blocks which are very light. Current cost from say Camping World is $24.88 for 8-pack with 30000 lb. capacity. Much cheaper than hydraulic levelers, but not as convenient or cool.
Yes, I know and have sets of blocks from my TT but, I can not tell you how many folks I see that carry lbs of lumber because it was in their shop and save??? money. I agree, leveling blocks do not weigh as much as hyd levelers but, being the devil her, take up more room. With all that said, anything that has a motor/pump will, in time, fail, just weigh the pros and cons and choose what is right for you.

Wait a few hours and you will get other opinions to weigh out.
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Concur, those auto levelers are cool though.....
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Old 07-14-2013, 11:56 PM   #18
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We have a 2011 31 Chateau, we also pull a 2005 Jeep Wrangler, so far so good. Only problem is the AC in the middle of the day in Texas with no shade will have a hard time keeping the inside cold, cool yes, but not cold. It works for us with two college girls, 2 English Golden Retrievers and a friend here or there. I like to set the cruise on 63 and pretty well stay there, but if needed it can get up and go. Works for us.
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:01 AM   #19
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Leveling blocks are great for leveling, not for stopping motion when people move about. We have a 2400 Phoenix Cruiser that is a bit small but it does everything we want to do. May go for a little bigger one later but hate to give up what we have. Still on the fence on that one. I can't speak to the MH you referenced to begin with but as others have said most are on the Ford chassis which is a pretty good setup. I put a Brazel performance tune on mine and it made a big difference in how it performs and shifts gears. Love the tune and hope to find out how much fuel mileage increased, if it has at all.
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if this is your first rv then I would not buy new.

the first rv captures the spirit and exposes the likes & dislikes.
the second tries to compensate for the shortcomings of the first.
the third (not there yet) is probably where the sweet spot is.

well, something like that.
but there seems to be plenty of low mileage 30' used class c's available..
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if this is your first rv then I would not buy new.

the first rv captures the spirit and exposes the likes & dislikes.
the second tries to compensate for the shortcomings of the first.
the third (not there yet) is probably where the sweet spot is.

well, something like that.
but there seems to be plenty of low mileage 30' used class c's available..
I think you are right !!!
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Purchasing thor four wind 31L. Anyone have any positive or negative experience?
Did you get your 31L? If so, how do you like it? Any problems?
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I have a new 31l and I'm not very happy with, It's only 7 months old and has been to several shops .It continues to be refered to as the mystery RV. If you are interested in the details, email me at Cward10092@aol.com
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If you plan to travel with others especially children or grand children for any distance an inverter will allow you to operate the TV and DVD player while you are underway. Without the inverter you would would have to run the generator to watch the TV.
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