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Old 08-17-2016, 12:27 AM   #1
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Best way to level without jacks

We just purchased a 21QB Coachman Freelander. Before taking it on the road I want to purchase something on the less expensive side to keep the RV stable. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-17-2016, 05:08 AM   #2
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I carry several different lengths of 2x8, They can be used for different things, but I've never had to use them to level the MH. Thats the main reason I carry them.

I have bubble levels mounted on the wall and below the dash so I can see them from the drivers seat, I can usually drive back and forth and get re-positioned so the MH is reasonably level without blocks.
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Old 08-17-2016, 07:03 AM   #3
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I carry several different lengths of 2x8, They can be used for different things, but I've never had to use them to level the MH. Thats the main reason I carry them.

I have bubble levels mounted on the wall and below the dash so I can see them from the drivers seat, I can usually drive back and forth and get re-positioned so the MH is reasonably level without blocks.
That's helpful to know if the issue was leveling the RV. I was asking about stability. I don't have jacks. I'm assuming if I went back to the dealer, I'd be charged something like $250 per jack maybe more. I wanted to know if there was a less expensive option.
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I use2x8 short boards but as stated above, I hardly have to use them. You need to install levels easily observed while in drivers seat.
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Do you want to level or stabilize? The title says level but your description says stabilize (these are 2 separate things.....)

If you just want to stabilize then google "rv pyramid jacks", they are about $30 for a set of 4, I used them on an older SOB trailer and I use them for my newer EVO and they work well.
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X2 SuicideSaints for strictly stabilizing stack jacks will work fine. Look the same as the ones my father had us using 50 years ago
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You said level but I guessing you meant stabilize, I bought four scissor jacks on e-bay for my cargo trailer a couple months ago for $100. You might check there.
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We just purchased a 21QB Coachman Freelander. Before taking it on the road I want to purchase something on the less expensive side to keep the RV stable. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
these are lite, stack into small package, and not expensive,.... I've used them and they do a good job,......

https://www.amazon.com/Camco-44560-O...camco+rv+jacks
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these are lite, stack into small package, and not expensive,.... I've used them and they do a good job,......

https://www.amazon.com/Camco-44560-O...camco+rv+jacks
These are what I was talking about, best bang for the buck in my opinion. I use 4 on my 28 foot evo and they keep it rock solid. I put 2 near the axles towards the rear and 2 up front near the bedroom of my trailer the bounce/shimy is gone.
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These are what I was talking about, best bang for the buck in my opinion. I use 4 on my 28 foot evo and they keep it rock solid. I put 2 near the axles towards the rear and 2 up front near the bedroom of my trailer the bounce/shimy is gone.
If that works for you, just do it.
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