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Old 06-04-2012, 10:07 PM   #1
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Leveling question

I've been looking at leveling blocks and was wondering what others think of them? I see them at Camping World and Walmart and have just tried to guess how many would be needed for a leveling ops.
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Old 06-04-2012, 10:10 PM   #2
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I have always used 2x6's or 8's but had some lynx levelers given to me .
I like them but only on a hard surface . They'll sink in grass without a plywood backer.
You need a minimum of 2 boxes .
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Old 06-04-2012, 10:13 PM   #3
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They work well if you have a 2 x 8 or 10 under the wheels as a solid base. They quickly sink in the ground if nothing is used underneath. Light as opposed to blocks of wood. I like mine and it's easy to roll up on my 2 x 10's and if I need one wheel up or both then I can roll ahead and the Mrs. Can put what is required
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We have one box. Mostly stay in RV parks and usually side to side level isn't an issue and they are rarely used.


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They work well if you have a 2 x 8 or 10 under the wheels as a solid base. They quickly sink in the ground if nothing is used underneath. Light as opposed to blocks of wood. I like mine and it's easy to roll up on my 2 x 10's and if I need one wheel up or both then I can roll ahead and the Mrs. Can put what is required
I used 2 sets of 2x10's under my 32 bhok-6 and broke them both in half .
2x8's are almost not wide enough.
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love my Lynx Levelers, lightweight and easy to clean compared to wood blocks.

we have just one bag and we've never needed more.
the CW version seem to be a good item but the Lynx seem lighter.
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love my Lynx Levelers, lightweight and easy to clean compared to wood blocks.

we have just one bag and we've never needed more.
the CW version seem to be a good item but the Lynx seem lighter.
Do you use your lynx levelers for the stabs ? If so do you use toppers ?

my tires are so big and spaced I use one bag for the tires alone .
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They are lighter than wood, because they are hollow, therefore they sink if not sitting on wood. Spend your money on some 2x6 boards, and carry those. You should never need more than three on one side in any campground. Besides, almost impossible to get the trailer on three, unless you step them, (make a ramp).
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Have two bags of them and seldom use them. If we are on soft ground, I bought a 10' composite deck board and cut it into 2-5' pcs and use those and the blocks if needed. The blocks are a PITA to clean if you use them in dirt. I nix the wooden blocks as they are PITA to clean also. I have 4 left out of about 10 we carried. Just got tired of the mess they left.
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A few camping trips ago I was parked on a blacktop surface. I checked for everything being level...fore and aft was good. The back was good...so I thought okay. I didn't need that much on the right front maybe a 1/2 inch or so. I cranked the stab just a little...when I got home I went and got me a piece of decking to use the next time and cut an angle on it. I was thinking, dangerous sometimes, I am going to get me a piece of chalk to use to mark where my wheels need to be so I can put my board down. Most of the time I do this by myself. I do have a bag of lynch levellers. I also have some 2x6 boards that I use under my stabilizers when parking on dirt or gravel. I have some real nice painted boards that I use when camping in a respectable area.
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