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Old 03-13-2013, 03:44 PM   #11
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Developed a leak in the left front landing gear over the winter... Could be a simple loose connection, but they believe it is a leaking seal inside the leg.
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Old 03-13-2013, 04:47 PM   #12
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on mine its "brain" forgot what it was supposed to do, thing would drop all the way down for no reason , would work in spurts than stop al together. I liked the system on my 2010 36 re, wasn't automatic but it did what I told it to do.
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:25 PM   #13
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My 36ckts just came off production and arrived at the dealer. I basically park mine for the season on kind of sandy soil. Does anyone suggest blocks under the leveling system or tires? And what about a tripod ?
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:38 PM   #14
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I use blocks you don't have to, It makes it a little more sturdy inside the same reason I use a tripod, I use a tripod because of the washer and dryer, It takes a lot of the shake out from it, since I have a trail-air I place it behind the pin so the air hitch doesn't defeat the purpose.
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:49 PM   #15
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Can you suggest a tripod? Do you use wood blocks?
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Old 03-14-2013, 11:06 PM   #16
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I use some 2x12 12" long I bought at a KOA but they are cracking from the weight, alot of people glue treated plywood together about the same size, I think that would work better and you can tie some rope handles on them if you want. As far as a tripod I ordered the BAL heavy duty adjustable leg tripod model 25035. Camping World only had cheap ones , this thing is heavy duty and I can set it on an angle so I can use it where I wanted to put it.
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:27 AM   #17
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Our rig sits all winter, near the road. To minimize salt, water, and sand on the exposed legs I cut a 4x4 into 12" sections. I glued/screwed 3 of these sections together and then built them up like cribbing so that each leg was only extended about an inch or so. Then spray wd40 once a week or so to keep them clean.
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:54 AM   #18
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Hi, for those who have the system , do you still level side to side with boards if necessary , and do you still mount levels on the 5th wheel.
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No boards to level side to side.
Yes boards or whatever to keep the rams
from over extending.
Yes to boards or pads on soft ground.
Yes to pin box stabilizer, especially if you
have a Washer/Dryer. I deflate the trail air.
I also use trailer stabilizing screw type
stands under the trailer hitch crossmember
in the rear.
I also use a step support cause I'm large and
I have ET&D Quadrastep.
With level up, your Creek is high so
you might need a porta step if you don't
like 12" + rise on the first step.
Silicone spray for the legs if you leave them
down for extended periods.

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Old 03-22-2013, 10:08 AM   #19
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Hi, for those who have the system , do you still level side to side with boards if necessary , and do you still mount levels on the 5th wheel to see if you are indeed level , just to double check. or do you just trust the level up system to do it's thing.
I don't think that i'm that trusting yet. with a new to me technology.

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I havent ever put levelers on the 5th wheel, but did check inside with small bubble lever once. it levels perfect everytime. I do use boards under the wheels if we are going to be staying in one spot for anything over a couple of days to protect the tires.
I use boards I made to put under all the pads and i also silicone spray them each time i use them. you will enjoy the system!!http://www.forestriverforums.com/for...s/thumbsup.gif
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:55 AM   #20
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Had to wait until I actually went on a trip to reply but...LOVE the levelers! I was a bit apprehensive at cost vs. rewards but now I'm sold. I did cut some 2X treated squares for under the pads and to give the cylinders a slight advantage but otherwise feel it very useful...especially down the road (no pun intended) when the thought of hand leveling would be difficult. Yep...good option!
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