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Old 08-24-2011, 06:01 AM   #1
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How long do you cut your 4x4 blocks for support under your Stab-Jacks?
How many blocks do you carry?

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Old 08-24-2011, 11:38 AM   #2
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Wood soaks up water, mud, dog urine, and other things that I don't want in my camper.
We simply crank the stabilizers down to the ground.
For leveling, we use Lynx Levelers.
For the front jack, we use one of the thick, red, plastic cone thingies.

No need for dirty, heavy, wood.

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Old 08-24-2011, 12:08 PM   #3
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but if you wanted to use wood a couple of 2x4's a couple of 4x4's and a couple of 6x6 's all about 18" long do the trick .
also a couple of 2x6's 5' long for tandem axle and 2' long for single axle for leveling camper side to side .
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Old 08-24-2011, 02:55 PM   #4
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Since my tires are about 8 inches wide, I took a pressure treated (PT) 2x10 and cut it into 12 inch long pieces on my table saw. (A home store will do it for you free).

The 12 inch long pieces fit between the tandem tires just fine and I can stack Legos or additional pieces as needed by pulling forward.

I also carry 4 PT 1x8x12 pieces for "Fine tuning" the left right levelness.

I use the wood for support under the Lego blocks to prevent them from sinking into the mud and freezing there (has happened!). Also they prevent the metal pads of the stabilizers from sliding on gravel and concrete.

They also do double duty in case of tire changes as per the attached Lippert guidance on camper jacking points.
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:11 PM   #5
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thanks for the imput.... great jacking instructions
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:49 PM   #6
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I cut the wood blocks under the stabilizers about 8" long so the foot will sit on it. I have (2) 4x6x 8" long and (8) 2x6x 8" long pieces.
I use 2x8's under the tires to level side to side. have one thats 1.5", 1" and 3/4" thick about 48" long with a bevel cut on the end to make baking up on them easier.


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