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Old 04-12-2016, 11:35 AM   #1
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Question 831 RESS tilts on level pad

We have a 2014 Flagstaff 831 RESS. We are on a level pad but when I pull out the 3 slides it is tilted toward the 2 slides. If we were level before we pulled out slides am I still ok or should we put boards under the wheels on that side?
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Old 04-12-2016, 12:03 PM   #2
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Depends how far out of level you are. A lot of people (especially those with multiple slides) tend to block up the one side a bit more so that they're level after they put their slides out.

If you're close enough to not notice it without using a level, I wouldn't worry. If it feels like you're falling out of bed, and your drinks are sliding across your dinette, then block it up.




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Old 04-13-2016, 08:08 PM   #3
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Well you have two slides opposed to one small one on the other side. Way more weight hanging off the left side.
I'm assuming the jacks are down and tight before the slides go out. If so then there's no reason you couldn't add an inch or two of blocking on the left side before the slides are deployed. We had to do it on a similar SOB TT we had. It had the Super slide like yours with the dinning and sofa on one side. It always leaned to the left when we put the slide out. I had to put at least one extra Lynx leveler block under the left side tires. Usually one tire was all that was needed.
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Old 04-16-2016, 05:49 PM   #4
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We too have the same issue. We generally have to raise the side with two slides three inches. I open my slides and then drive up on a rocking level system. I level to the slide not the trailer itself as our bed room slide which hangs out and is where our heads lay when in bed is really out of level when we don't do it this way. WE use the Anderson Leveler for relatively level units. It works great unless you need a lot of lift then I have several linx levelers bags. I hope this helps, it works great for us.
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Old 04-21-2016, 04:08 PM   #5
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I have the same issue. If I set up level, then put the slides out, then I am 1 1/2 inches unlevel toward the slides. So, each time I set up, I place a 2X8 under each tire on the slide side. That takes care of it.
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Old 04-21-2016, 04:10 PM   #6
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I have the same issue. If I set up level, then put the slides out, then I am 1 1/2 inches unlevel toward the slides. So, each time I set up, I place a 2X8 under each tire on the slide side. That takes care of it.
What he said.

Works every time.
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Old 05-21-2016, 11:41 AM   #7
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Yeap have the same RV in a 2013 model , always have to do the same thing . drive up on a 5/8 decking board seems to correct this .
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Old 05-21-2016, 12:10 PM   #8
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Your very lucky to find a Level site at most C/G anyway,we use this method Every time! Leveled and Chocked at same time! Youroo!!
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I will have to try that
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Old 05-24-2016, 10:56 AM   #10
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Your very lucky to find a Level site at most C/G anyway,we use this method Every time! Leveled and Chocked at same time! Youroo!!

Where did you get the chocks?
Ive searched all over and cant seem to find anything like that


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