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Old 07-15-2018, 07:17 PM   #1
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Recommendations for leveling

I have a 2017 Prism 2015LE. It was not equipped with any stabilization capability. What would you recommend? We are both new to this RV stuff.
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Old 07-15-2018, 09:38 PM   #2
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Links levelers - I have found that three sets have taken care of essentially all of my leveling needs:
https://www.amazon.com/Tri-Lynx-0001...eveling+blocks
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Old 07-15-2018, 09:53 PM   #3
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I vote for Anderson Levelers, so easy and fast. A definite best buy for us!

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Old 07-16-2018, 01:52 AM   #4
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Links levelers - I have found that three sets have taken care of essentially all of my leveling needs:
https://www.amazon.com/Tri-Lynx-0001...eveling+blocks
I have this type also but rarely use them because, fortunately, most sites are level enough for my needs.
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Old 07-16-2018, 06:28 AM   #5
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"fortunately, most sites are level enough for my needs."

The trick is how to easily find the level spot.

Our method is to install a bullseye level on the fridge evaporator and when the fridge is level , move the level to someplace on the dash where it can easily be seen.

Shim it at that location till it shows level, as the fridge does.

Now when you pull in slowly watching the dash level will show the flat spots.

Sometimes you will need to pull out and go over a few feet to find perfection.
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Old 07-16-2018, 07:07 AM   #6
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It was not equipped with any stabilization capability.
I AM READING stabilization capability

Do you mean there is no means to keep your trailer from rocking on the tires when you move about the camper?

Look these up on amazon...
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Old 07-16-2018, 07:20 AM   #7
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... What would you recommend? ...

IMO the most useful tool for leveling is a level, ... I've determined that my 8' dumper is square with the trailer and can be my standard, ... when I'm parked where I want to be on the site, first thing I do is take my 2' level and 1/4" blocks to the bumper(on 8' bumper, using 2' level, each 1/4" block = 1" off level), ... and find out how far off level I am, ... once I know that, I've eliminated the need for trial and error and guessing, ... no matter what system you use for raising the low side(wood blocks, plastic blocks, Andersen Leveler, Play-Doh, ect.), knowing how much to raise, you just stack that amount, drive on it and you're level, first time every time, ... Using the Andersen Leveler(which I do) did require a little more preparation, I had to find out how much distance forward it takes to crawl up on the Andersen to get 1", 2", 3", ect., ... knowing that distance, I lay a yard stick on the ground at my drivers door and go forward the distance to get the correct height needed to level, ... works first time, every time, no guessing, ... yep, I figure a level should be the first tool used when leveling your camper, it is for me and this system works great, ... did I say, NO trial and error and NO guessing, ...
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Old 07-16-2018, 10:27 AM   #8
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The best in my opinion is 4 point hydraulic levelers. They will level your motorhome with the touch of a button and it will be rock solid while moving around inside. The downside, they are expensive and they add a fair amount of weight. Bigfoot and Equalizer Systems are a couple of examples.
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Old 07-17-2018, 04:08 AM   #9
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Beware of BigFoot

We purchased the Quadra Manufacturing four point leveling system about a year ago. The system works quite well.

However, I found out last week that the installation of a crossbar brace between the two rear cylinders prevents removal of the spare tire. Quadra did not mention this when we had the system installed at their factory. I found out the hard way when I had a flat tire and needed the spare.

I'm sure once you remove the cross brace, you can get to the spare. You shouldn't have to remove the brace, though. In the future, I'm going to have to carry additional tools to remove the brace or redesign it. I doubt any of the roadside assistance companies are going to be willing to remove the brace for you.

Quadra tech support was pretty nonchalant about the whole thing and not at all apologetic.
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I AM READING stabilization capability .....

Yeah, it would be helpful if the OP re-visited his thread and clarified this, ... his title is about leveling, but his comment and question is about stabilizing? ... we're trying to help, but we all may be going in the wrong direction, ...
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