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Old 09-16-2015, 10:03 AM   #1
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Leveling A-frame front to back?

How do you level your A-frame hardside camper front to back?

My Rockwood A122S has one axle, and I understand that one side needs to be raised to level it from one side to the other. But, I don't see info in this forum about how to level an A-frame from front to back.

My hunch is that the dolly jack and post do this, but I'd like to be sure.

What do you do if the A-frame is slanted with the front end with the dolly jack above the back end with the spare tire? My gravel parking area slants down so that the rear end of the camper is lower than the front.

Thanks for the info!

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Old 09-16-2015, 10:29 AM   #2
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It is leveled like all other trailers. Front-to-back use the jack, side-to-side use leveling pads, BAL leveler, Andersen leveler, etc.

Recommended to put a pad or block of wood under the jack wheel, or plate. Sometimes, you might need to add extra blocks if the grade of the site is really low in the front.

If the rear is lower than the front, just jack the front end down. If you cannot get the front end down low enough to balance it out; I guess my suggestion would be to move it.

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Old 09-16-2015, 01:19 PM   #3
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Camco 44573 Yellow Tri-Leveler

Those will raise your wheels and axle up about 4", which might be enough.
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Old 09-16-2015, 07:52 PM   #4
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for storage ... not a big issue if your rear end is lover than your front end as most will tell you on this forum .. so what im seeing here is all good ..although if have never had any problems with the nose down a few inches ... all is dry.

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Old 09-17-2015, 02:08 PM   #5
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This is what I have used with 100% success-Andersen-3604 Camper Leveler from Amazon.
Sometimes it has been so easy that on an overnighter I have been able to leave the hitch attached so all I have to do in the morning after I fold up is raise the stabilizers and drive off the Andersen levelers
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Old 09-21-2015, 03:32 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by PegKen View Post
How do you level your A-frame hardside camper front to back?
The tongue jack.


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