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Old 05-01-2019, 04:52 PM   #1
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Anderson Level blocks

Hello has any used these to help stabilize your 5er?. We have a Cedar Creek 36ck2 and wondering if they would make a difference
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Old 05-01-2019, 08:01 PM   #2
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Anderson Level blocks

Yes I wouldnít leave home without them. They are very easy to use, I use them on the jacks around the tires nearly every time. The front jacks are a little more tricky because of the level adjustment, Your trailer would have to be on a serious front downslope site to need them there. I bought 4.

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Thank you I was thinking I would need six so thanks for saving me some $$
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To me they are a waste of good hard earn $$$$. Why? They are of a fixed height and plastic so, they will deteriorate over time. I have never needed 8" of pad height for my needs I usually get by with 5" tall in he front and 3" under the other stabilizer legs on my Cedar Creek.

I use wooden blocks and boards of various thickness for my needs. The blocks are cut 4X4X12" long and the boards are 2X8X12". I also carry two packs of the plastic Lego style leveling pads. This way I can achieve the proper height I need before extending my legs all around.
Just my $0.02
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at 45.00 each that's a bit pricey. do they stack like a bucket? That would be nice, otherwise a wood block or the legos work fine for me.


I do like the leveler though, need to get a second one, they work well for small adjustments and if the ground is loose where blocks will slide.
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I understand you wanting to reduce the cylinder extension to help reduce movement with the Level Up. The price and not being able to totally fit one inside another thus taking up room nixed the purchase of the Anderson Levelers for us. I carry about eight 2X8"s cut to about 16" long in my truck toolbox ... works for us and saved $$$$.
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I bought 6 but only use 4. Absolutely live them. Easy to store, clean and work great. As was said before, I wouldn't leave home without them.
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I use six 6x6s, each about a foot long. I have attached cabinet handles, which makes it easy to pick up to carry. I used them regardless, so as to avoid a potential stroke error.

They work great.
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Just picked these up and they work like a charm. They stabilize the 5er as well as save travel on the cylinders. Made fro very heavy duty plastic that will probably out last anyone in here.
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Here in Canada they are not cheap, best price I have found is $75.00 each. So I am thinking of using 2x10 and some thick plywood and build some.pads. Thanks for all the replies.
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I just bought a six pack. https://parts.pjcanada.com/products/...k-block-6-pack Delivery included. Not $75 each either.
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Why are you worried about travel on your cylinders? Thatís what they are made for. I made ten inch square pads by using 3/4 inch plywood and glued 2 of them together and screwed them to each other also.
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Why would you not be worried? Less travel=less damage, less travel means less dust a debris that can attach to the cylinder. Less travel also makes for a stable unit when camping. Just my humble opinion.
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They are pricey but they are prefect for the rear of the Coach. I have yet not to use them on the 4 around the tires. I can stack all 4 in my storage are but I usually do two on one side and two on the other.
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Anderson Level blocks

Also in my crash in Key Largo, update coming soon. The trailer stayed on the blocks. The front moved about 16 inches left off the stackable blocks I use in gravel areas.
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We have 4 of these and love them. We only use them on the rear jacks since they were too tall to use in the front with the auto level. The magnets make them very easy to attach, and the coach is very stable with the jacks just partially deployed. We stack two on each side of our pass through storage bay. If Andersen made a shorter version, we would use them on the front landing gear as well.
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I have a question for those that use these. I just use jack pads and find quite often the ground is not level at all and the pads are on an angle such as when right on edge of gravel and grass. How do these hollow, open bottom level blocks hold up to all the weight when at an angle? Also seems that you would have to put pads under them if not on concrete site? I really like the idea and if they were half the price would just buy them to try out.
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I have a question for those that use these. I just use jack pads and find quite often the ground is not level at all and the pads are on an angle such as when right on edge of gravel and grass. How do these hollow, open bottom level blocks hold up to all the weight when at an angle? Also seems that you would have to put pads under them if not on concrete site? I really like the idea and if they were half the price would just buy them to try out.
I've never been in a situation where they couldn't work. Probably only have 30 days of use, but the haven't worn at all.
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We have only had ours since last fall, and have to say that we have not encountered a site yet that was not fairly level. Maybe the high side of the leveler would sink in a bit to reach a more level state. We still carry a coupe bags of the Lynx levelers, but have not used them since we got the Andersen blocks.

They are kind of expensive, but appear to be well made and I see no signs of wear on ours yet. I like that they're easy to clean off and stow. When we get to a site, my wife pops the two on the curb side and I do the street side, then we hit auto level and we're done.
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Piece of wood would be better but may weigh more. I personally never put anything down between the stabilizers and the dirt unless the ground is soft or I am on asphalt and its hot. I would rather have a slight amount of conductivity between my trailer and the ground although it may be minimal.
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