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Old 03-18-2016, 08:53 AM   #21
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8" Dia = 50.26 sq. in. 8.25" Sq = 68.06 sq. in. So you gain 17.8 sq. in.
Thanks for the math lesson that still is not big enough for me with hyd round pads...
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Old 03-18-2016, 10:27 AM   #22
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We also have the Snap Pads on our jacks and really like them.

We also went to Tractor Supply and bought a stall mat for about $35.00 and cut it into 24 12" squares. When the trailer is on a weird slope we use these to compensate for being to far out of level. I don't like my trailer tires being off the ground.
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Old 03-18-2016, 07:51 PM   #23
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Ilike using composite decking. One eight foot piece makes plenty of blocks. They are water proof and wipe of nicely
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Old 03-18-2016, 09:24 PM   #24
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Progressive Industries RV Surge and Electrical Protection industry lea

Just purchased a set of these. Very heavy duty pads. I liked the big 16" footprint.
Thanks so much for this link! Off topic, but I've been looking for a good surge protector, and this company is only about 45 minutes from my house. I'm all about supporting local businesses when possible, plus I love the fact that they come with a lifetime warranty.
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Old 03-21-2016, 05:49 PM   #25
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Wish they had a Snap Pad design for the rectangular feet... I'd be $50 poorer...
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I like using composite decking. One eight foot piece makes plenty of blocks. They are water proof and wipe of nicely
But it is expensive and very heavy. I have some but I leave them home after covering the Linx blocks.
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Old 03-22-2016, 05:24 PM   #27
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The issue of what if will always play on everyones mind, but as for the need for jack pads will rage on i would suggest to use some and here is a good starting point to shop for them (Hosspad Jack and Leveling Pads - Large, 4-Pack - Bsrm H LARGE - Chocks & Levelers - Camping World)
As for wood i do not recommend then as they rot and break at the worst time, so look at the pads i posted above and you should be good to go.
Hope this helps and Happy Camping
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