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Old 06-02-2016, 01:29 PM   #41
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Graduated level

With the 3001w Windjammer both slides are on one side and both extend out 39", so there is quite a weight shift when they are pushed out. We bought a small (12") level with a graduated bubble glass that designates 1/8", 1/4", etc. high per foot right on the glass. It is magnetic so I set it on the back bumper when setting up. We set up higher on the slide side, with slides in, at 1/4" high or slightly less, then put down the electric stabilizers and then extend the slides. The TT settles down the second day to about half way between "0" and 1/8" high on the slide side which works fine for us; bathroom door stays open without a prop. After a couple of days the TT is at "0". I use the X-chocks between the wheels and do have to tighten the stabilizers every day or so also. Not a big deal, works every time and surface, and the DW and I have setting it up this way down pat.
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Old 06-02-2016, 03:18 PM   #42
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273QBXL on day 2 becomes unlevel it dips on slide side which is side that has love seat and dinette, i have electric stablizers and bump them every day just not help, both trips were gravel. i am think slide stablizers might help. i would enjoy hearing coments from other members.
Before I put slides out I place 4' level on bumper and put the slide side about a 1/4 bubble high. We run slide out it will end up just a little high on slide side.
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Old 06-02-2016, 06:24 PM   #43
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thanks for all the replies and tips, i will try the 1/4 bubble trick
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Old 06-02-2016, 07:13 PM   #44
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Youroo,
Where did you get those black tire chocks, levelers that are in your picture?
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Old 06-02-2016, 07:33 PM   #45
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Youroo,
Where did you get those black tire chocks, levelers that are in your picture?
Harbor Freight part # 67722, 16000# per set, 45.00$ Youroo!!
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Old 06-02-2016, 07:37 PM   #46
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These! Youroo!! They are "Made in the USA"!
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Old 06-02-2016, 08:24 PM   #47
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These! Youroo!! They are "Made in the USA"!
You couldn't help it could you?
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Old 06-03-2016, 09:54 AM   #48
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I always put an extra inch of leveler on the slide side. After everything settles (springs, tires, ground) it's perfect.
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Old 06-03-2016, 10:31 AM   #49
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I use supports, a little pricy but works great.
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Old 06-03-2016, 01:37 PM   #50
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Leveling 5th wheel

I had a 6 point leveling system by Lippert Components installed on my RV about a year ago. I have been in about 25 different parks since then. I simply park where I want to. Disconnect the 5th from the truck and push the auto level button. After about a minute it beeps and it is perfect. With the large diameter base on the legs and most of the weight not on the tires, I have never noticed a sag regardless of base. I also have opposing slides.
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