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Old 02-03-2013, 09:21 PM   #21
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We have 6-point auto leveler - but if site is more than a bit off level to one side or the other, I will drop a 2x8 under the low side (or two if really bad) and put an extra layer of cribing under the pads. The hit the auto level button after moving the truck out.
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:32 PM   #22
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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, 10:14 PM   #23
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I use the "Lego" blocks and carry two sets with caps. However I only use them without wood under them when on concrete pads.

I found that on grass or gravel, they sink into the ground or break.

I carry several 2x10x12 pieces of pressure treated wood to build a base for the "Lego" blocks if I need to lift more than 1.5 inches.
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:35 AM   #24
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I use the "Lego" blocks and carry two sets with caps. However I only use them without wood under them when on concrete pads.

I found that on grass or gravel, they sink into the ground or break.

I carry several 2x10x12 pieces of pressure treated wood to build a base for the "Lego" blocks if I need to lift more than 1.5 inches.
That's probably why I keep breaking mine when they sink into the grass. I was wondering cause they are rated at 30k pounds.
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:41 AM   #25
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That's probably why I keep breaking mine when they sink into the grass. I was wondering cause they are rated at 30k pounds.
Yes, but they ARE plastic and can be broken when that weight is on sharp gravel. I also lost a few when it sunk into the soft thawed grass; then froze hard into the ground when we had to leave the next day. The soft dirt had worked its way into the honeycomb structure.

Could not wait till spring to recover them. The 30k is on a hard surface.
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:52 AM   #26
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Yes, but they ARE plastic and can be broken when that weight is on sharp gravel. I also lost a few when it sunk into the soft thawed grass; then froze hard into the ground when we had to leave the next day. The soft dirt had worked its way into the honeycomb structure.

Could not wait till spring to recover them. The 30k is on a hard surface.
That's about the same with me, I like them cause they are easy to store. Oh well when I break them all I will buy more.
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That's about the same with me, I like them cause they are easy to store. Oh well when I break them all I will buy more.
I keep a combination of wood and lego blocks. I did have one time that they sunk in soft ground and were a hassle to retrieve. I'll be more aware and put wood under them when it seems like it might be needed.
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I keep a combination of wood and lego blocks. I did have one time that they sunk in soft ground and were a hassle to retrieve. I'll be more aware and put wood under them when it seems like it might be needed.
I need to need to buy a 2x10 and cut it
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Carry 3 2x10's and a couple 1x10's plus my home made blocks for under the stabilizers so I don't have to extend them as far keeping the unit more stable. US border guard in Michigan actually asked me if there was anything in the blocks when he saw them and when I told him what they were for thought it was a good idea.
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:01 PM   #30
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I drop the legs.... unhitch and then hit the button that says auto-level!!!
you got that right driver. have fun with the blocks and wood and things. That dog don't hunt.
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