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Old 03-02-2014, 12:07 PM   #1
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leveling travel trailer

whats the best way to level my travel trailer, its 36ft, 6600 lbs, it has electric supports on each corner, but I was told not to use them for lifting the camper.
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Old 03-02-2014, 12:42 PM   #2
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Try this RV Technical Articles Page 1 - RV Basics .com Lots of good camper basics1
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Old 03-02-2014, 12:43 PM   #3
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whats the best way to level my travel trailer, its 36ft, 6600 lbs, it has electric supports on each corner, but I was told not to use them for lifting the camper.
Level side to side by driving up on a 2" X 6" (or several 2X6's stacked on top of one another) on the low side. Level front to rear with your tongue jack. THEN put your electric stabilizer jacks down to stabilize the camper.

With a little practice, you'll get a feel for how many boards, how much height, you need under the low side, but check it with a level, too. You can also use those plastic Lynx leveling blocks, generally sold in sets of about 10. The stack together like Legos and make pulling up onto them pretty easy.

Good luck!
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If you got a refrigerator then I would put a level in it and verify the other spot your using gives the same indication. refrigerators need to be level for smooth operation.
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Check out Anderson levelers. They work great.

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I have the Andersen Levelers. They work very well. However, they are fairly long and on my TT they barely fit between the wheels.

Just something to consider. Otherwise they are great
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I have the Andersen Levelers. They work very well. However, they are fairly long and on my TT they barely fit between the wheels.

Just something to consider. Otherwise they are great
I cut an half inch off of mine still work great and fit great

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Level side to side by driving up on a 2" X 6" (or several 2X6's stacked on top of one another) on the low side. Level front to rear with your tongue jack. THEN put your electric stabilizer jacks down to stabilize the camper.

With a little practice, you'll get a feel for how many boards, how much height, you need under the low side, but check it with a level, too. You can also use those plastic Lynx leveling blocks, generally sold in sets of about 10. The stack together like Legos and make pulling up onto them pretty easy.

Good luck!
You can also add a bubble level on the front of the TT that has lines that represents an inch. You back where you want it, check the level pull up add the leveling blocks and back onto them. Installing a level on the side will help you with tongue leveling.

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I assume u trimmed off the thickest end ?
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i surprised that no one has mentioned Lynx Levelers yet. these, next to wooden boards, are the most popular items for leveling a RV.
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