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Old 08-14-2015, 08:03 AM   #11
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I had the same reaction.

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Might want to re-read that post...
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Old 08-14-2015, 08:34 AM   #12
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This Coachman is 24' so it doesn't have a lot over hanging the rear wheels like the longer units. I have to lift the front end about 4" on a level site.

We use this vehicle at festivals and expos when my wife is performing there. Most of the parking lots where we stay are level to start with, so it seems odd to have block it up. Since we don't tow, if we need to run out to get something or have to move during the show, using jacks would be a real pain in the butt.

We just came back from a 12 day vacation up through Canada and down the coast of Maine, none of the places we stayed had anyplace that was close to scraping. Today we start a 13 weekend run before we have an unbooked weekend, so we're not out just once and awhile.
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Old 08-14-2015, 10:25 AM   #13
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I would not be concerned about clearance in parks and parking lots. It is the gas stations that will probably get you if you lower the rear.

I must say that I fail to see how jacks would be a pain. One button push to retract all jacks and the 30 seconds it takes does not seem like a lot of effort for a nice, level, solid platform to me.

Anyway, enjoy your travels.
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Old 08-14-2015, 06:50 PM   #14
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Well actually the question was about lowering shackles, not hydraulic jack
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