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Old 05-26-2016, 08:12 PM   #41
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I carry some foot long 1x6 pieces. Use them quite often. Trying to level in 1.5 inch increments seems to often be a tad to little or to much.
I always have an assortment of lengths and thicknesses. Sometimes 1.5" is to low, and an additional 1 x fits the ticket, sometimes all you need is 1 inch. I like a couple of different lengths. Some that will fit between the tire and some for the rear/front.
Where we camp in the Rockies, you never know what the site "level" condition will be. I have screwed together different thicknesses and have individual boards. 2x8's, 1x 8s, I even have a couple of 3x8's I found at a construction site dumpster.
Camping in the Colorado Rockies, you never know what the camp ground terrain will be. As a former Boy Scout( ok I made Tender Foot and dropped out) Always be prepared!.
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Old 05-26-2016, 09:24 PM   #42
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After reading all the discussions I am going to ensure I have a good assortment of boards.

I am going to stay with the 2x6 unless the tires hangover the sides. I will also be attaching bright color markings on them so they can easily be spotted on the site and not forgotten.

Thank you everyone for the great discussion and information. Tomorrow I get to see the trailer finally for the first time.
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:00 PM   #43
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I would recommend you consider investing in a set of the square, yellow, interlocking plastic leveling blocks available at Camping World. We have been using them for years, along with the interlocking wheel chocks also available. This will give you the flexibility to raise the "downside" wheels in a wide variety of increments. They are lightweight, easy to store, and give you the kind of flexibility in leveling that you just can't get with fixed lengths of heavy, clunky wood.
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Old 05-26-2016, 10:30 PM   #44
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I did manage to buy a set of the orange ones at a garage sale for $3 lol. They will also be in the trailer and we will get used to using a mix.
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Old 05-27-2016, 08:55 PM   #45
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Did my walk around of the trailer today. The distance of tires are 5' from front to back. Will have to reconsider my boards.
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Old 05-28-2016, 09:00 PM   #46
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Length of board for leveling

I use a 2 X 8 board just short enough to fit in the back of the pick up. I also carry 4 2 X 4's cut in 8" lengths.
I back onto them by first backing the TT to where I want to park it, then lay the 2 X 8 next to the tires I want to raise, pull forward, push the board in line then back onto it.
The 2 X 4's are for additional lift if I need it which is rare. Still not level, pull forward, place the 2 X 4's under the 2 X 8 and back back on it.
Cheap and works great.
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Old 05-28-2016, 09:03 PM   #47
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I did manage to buy a set of the orange ones at a garage sale for $3 lol. They will also be in the trailer and we will get used to using a mix.
The next thing you will figure out is the different brands/colors of lego-levelers do not mate together - at all! So if you want some more, and you will, you'll need to get the same brand.
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The next thing you will figure out is the different brands/colors of lego-levelers do not mate together - at all! So if you want some more, and you will, you'll need to get the same brand.
Yeah. I bought 2 sets. Haven't used the one, but I've got it just in case. Also, I cut one leveler in half. That way, if you have to go up 4 levels, you don't have to waste an entire leveler at the end.
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We got it home and I put one Lego fpiece under each wheel on slide side.

What do you use for blocks for under the hitch jack? We put it up about 7" of wood and lifting it up fairly significantly.... driveway has a good slope towards the road.
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Not a fan of lumber for levelers, they are usually dirty, heavy and take up a lot of space.

When we had a TT we bought the Andersen Levelers and loved them. Simple to use, set up takes almost no time and they secure the trailer. I would highly recommend them.
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