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Old 01-20-2014, 06:35 PM   #1
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Unhook for one night?

Just wondering what others do?
Do you unhook your pull behind when you are just staying one night or do you live with it being a little out of level?
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Old 01-20-2014, 06:52 PM   #2
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Just wondering what others do?
Do you unhook your pull behind when you are just staying one night or do you live with it being a little out of level?
It depends on where we are and whether we want to see anything in the local area or not. If we're really just passing through, we generally leave it hooked up and live with a little out of level if need be. But to be honest, our trailer sits pretty level when it is hooked up, so if the site is level, we're pretty much set.

We were coming back through southeast Missouri in November and decided to stop for the night in Sikeston. Lambert's Café (The Home of Throwed Rolls) has a courtesy shuttle that picks up at one of the local campgrounds, se we left our truck and trailer hooked up. The van picked us up and brought us back after dinner.
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:01 PM   #3
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Anything within a half bubble is usually ok for refrig and occupants.
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:12 PM   #4
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if the truck and TT fit in the spot, and if the TT is level, and if I didn't need to go anywhere, I have left it hooked up when I had a TT.
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:20 PM   #5
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I leave it hooked up if we are just spending the night and grabbing a few Zzzzzz.
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:21 PM   #6
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We try to leave it hooked up. The trailer rides a wee bit low when hooked up, so it is unually no problem to get it leveled up while hitched. If I have to unhook to level up, I just raise the trailer and don't move the truck. back on the ball in the morning with little fuss.
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:38 PM   #7
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Thanks for the responses
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:49 PM   #8
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You can leave it hooked up, I would chock the wheels and put down the tongue jack and stabilizers tho. No need to stress the receiver on your TV.
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Old 01-21-2014, 07:47 AM   #9
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Depends on the night and how level the site is. Sometimes we plan to just go out to eat after, or even with eating in the site is not level enough to leave it connected. Otherwise, for overnight stays I do no go through disconnecting.
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Old 01-21-2014, 08:05 AM   #10
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When we've done one night on the way somewhere we don't unhook. Leveling side to side is easy. Usually I don't have to do anything front to back. I put the stabilizers down and for one night it's good.

One time I had to raise the front a little. The next morning when I raised the stabilizers and tongue jack the rear of the truck was just about on the ground. The self leveling air suspension thought the rear of the truck was too high and let some air out of the bags. Since it never leveled it let all the air out of the bags. I started the truck and the compressor came on and leveled it. Now when we do it I turn the air suspension off when we stop for the night and back on when we pull out.
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