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Old 04-07-2019, 06:28 PM   #1
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Wood for stabilizers

If you guys use wood blocks under your stabilizers, what size do you use. I have a 22 foot trailer. I have a bunch of 2x6x 6" long pieces. The jack pads are line 36 so not sure if i should go bigger. Thx
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Old 04-07-2019, 07:12 PM   #2
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I carry 2 blocks for placing under rear stabilizers on our 5th wheel


6"x6" by 6" long with rope handle
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Old 04-08-2019, 07:43 AM   #3
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I rarely use wood on my stabilizer feet.
I do carry about 8 pieces of 2x6 12" long just in case of soft ground and to elevate one wheel in case of an unlevel site.
Good luck and happy camping.
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I have 14 Lynx Levelers. They are plastic, and work like Lego's. What ever extra's I have I'll use under the stabilizers. Their light weight, come in a zippered storage bag. If they get muddy I hose them off and back in the bag they go.
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I work construction so I use lots of different pieces of wood for our trailer.

I usually have 8-12 pieces of 2x8x12" for under the jacks and tongue and then 3-2x8 with a 60 taper cut to drive on for leveling purposes. One is 8' to the long point as I have a 8' truck bed to store them in, the next is about 6" shorter and the next 6" shorter than the previous. This gives me 4.5" of leveling ability without getting creative. I also use them at home as the part of the driveway the trailer is stored on is basically 4.5" out of level also.
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Depends on where you go too. I mostly go to Texas State Parks, and they have been redoing alot of their sites. The camper parking area is very close to perfectly level so I don't carry alot of blocks. Raising it two 2 by 6 on one side is rare. I have some thinner deck type boards that I carry to put one under each stabilizer, then one more 2 by 6 for the tongue jack.


If you go to sites that are less level, you would obviously need more. In time, you'll develop a feel for what you need to take and use as an average to where you go.
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:44 AM   #7
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I use an Anderson leveller under the tire for leveling but have some 1" x 6" x 5" pieces of scrap wood that I put under the stabilizers. They're more to keep the stabilizers from sinking into soft earth or mud than leveling.
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