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Old 07-30-2014, 08:21 AM   #1
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Not unhooking on level spots

Do you guys ever leave the trailer connected to the TV when at a site for a short period of time? Just this past weekend I brought my new travel trailer to a coworkers property for a company bbq and when i backed it into the spot he had me in, the trailer was just about perfectly level (bubble was just hitting the line on a 3' level so maybe a 1/8" on 36"). Since it was just overnight, I simply brought the front up slightly to relieve the weight on the TV and dropped the stabilizers. Obviously a quick overnight trip isn't a big deal, but would doing this for a longer term cause ill effects on either the trailer, the tow vehicle, or the weight distribution hitch? Thanks.
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Old 07-30-2014, 08:39 AM   #2
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Old 07-30-2014, 08:55 AM   #3
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We stay connected to the TV, especially when traveling straight through and leaving early the next morning.
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Old 07-30-2014, 08:58 AM   #4
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If its level and a one nighter we leave it hooked up except for the umbilical cord.
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Old 07-30-2014, 11:41 AM   #5
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As Long as TV is out of the way.
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Old 07-30-2014, 11:48 AM   #6
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Several times! We travel south every winter. Rarely do we unhook from the TV. I don't like waking the family next door when leaving early. And, yes drop the front jacks to stabilize the TT.
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Old 07-30-2014, 11:54 AM   #7
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We have been out on weekend trips before and not unhooked if we knew we weren't going to be leaving the campground.
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Old 07-30-2014, 12:45 PM   #8
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Great! I just wanted to make sure that it wouldn't cause any issues (forgot to mention that we will be disconnecting the power cord when plugging in). I figured that as long as the weight was taken off the TV it shouldn't hurt it, but I'm still new to this so I'd rather be safe than sorry.
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Old 07-30-2014, 03:03 PM   #9
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Just don't jack up too much that you end up lifting the TV and you should be fine.
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Old 07-30-2014, 03:12 PM   #10
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I go up just enough to where I see slack on the tongue latch (knowing that it is just off the TV but not pulling up). Thanks!
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