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Old 02-03-2013, 02:47 PM   #11
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First thing i do---------------

First thing I do is park on level ground!

But if all else fails, I use a 2" X 8" X 3 1/2 ' board, If that fails, I use the plastic leveling blocks as stated above.

The 2" X 8" is mitered (Tapered) on each end for easy roll on.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:48 PM   #12
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We used to own a Class C and used wood blocks to drive the rig upon as needed to level the coach from side to side. More or less on the side that needed leveling. Now we have 5th wheel....how do you level side to side?
Right now I am using the plastic interlocking leveling blocks, but I have broke 3 of them due to the weight om my camper so I think when I break the rest of them i will switch back to wood planks.
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Same idea. I personally use the plastic interlocking leveling blocks, but anything stable and solid will work
Same here and yep- side to side leveling while hitched and then front to back after hitched.
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i also have some 2x8 about 4 feet long or so. level side to side, then front to rear. so far, i have only had to use 1 per side as my sites have been fairly level (lucky i guess).
i really need some of the plastic things for the weight savings, but the wood was free.
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I no longer use lumber for leveling, for the simple reason that we often burn it late at night when we run out of firewood.
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I have an intellijack system for hooking up, detaching and front to back leveling and the yellow thing for side to side with a big level on the kingpin which tells me pretty well how many blocks I will need.

Pretty painless.
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We use a 6-foot 2x10 as a ramp for the low side, and place a 2x4 or 4x4 under the end depending on how much lift we need.
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We did not order auto leveling for weight reasons, we are allready pushing the limit for gcvw. Perhaps when I get a 450 or 550.

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Same for me RVChick. I carry one 8 foot 2x6 for leveling. It's the perfect length to fit our 3 axles. So far, that 2 inches has been enough to level side to side anywhere we've been. Then unhitch and level front to back using the front landing gear.

If you see in advance that you'll have to lower the front landing gear a lot, then extend the legs quite a bit first so you'll have plenty of room to bring them in/lower the front end. I believe you can do damage by over-extending or over-retracting the front landing gear. I drew a mark on mine showing how far I'm comfortable extending or retracting them.
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