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Old 02-21-2016, 10:47 PM   #1
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We finally got our camper, 2012 Surveyor 295, We have a weight distribution hitch with sway bars and a brake controller. But what about when we get to camp and need to level this baby? What do you recommend?
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Old 02-21-2016, 10:57 PM   #2
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We have several of those plastic blocks which work well in softer environments (like sugar sand in Florida). For everything else we use 2x Andersen 3604 camper levelers and a small handheld level.

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See if this helps:

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I've been eyeing those Andersen Levelers and wanted some feedback an them. Most of our camping will be in Florida. Top Sail is our favorite so far. We like Carrabelle and St. Andrews too. We will be trying Falling Waters for the first time in our new camper. You mentioned my concern about the soft sites. Have you ever stayed at these parks? How did the Andersen handle the natural land?
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I have only stayed at Topics campground in Spring Hill, FL and Anastasia State Park in St. Augustine. The site at Topics wasn't often used and the Andersen levelers didn't work at all. We had to revert to the plastic blocks. The sand was so soft we had to throw the blocks away due to damage. The site at Anastasia was also sand, but very hard packed. The Andersen Levelers worked perfectly at Anastasia. 99% of the time we use the Andersen levelers and they work perfectly.

Most of our camping is in Illinois, which has absolutely no sand. I wish we could spend more time in Florida but we've got a camper to pay for.
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I've been eyeing those Andersen Levelers and wanted some feedback an them. Most of our camping will be in Florida. Top Sail is our favorite so far. We like Carrabelle and St. Andrews too. We will be trying Falling Waters for the first time in our new camper. You mentioned my concern about the soft sites. Have you ever stayed at these parks? How did the Andersen handle the natural land?
The Andersen's work like a charm. Work on gravel, concrete, asphalt and FL sand.
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Old 02-28-2016, 10:57 PM   #7
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The Anderson blocks are fantastic. Park your unit, look at your side to side level and determine what you need. Put the blocks under both tires on the low side and pull forward slightly until you are level. The small block goes under the big block to hold it in place.
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Old 02-28-2016, 11:41 PM   #8
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Andersen Levelers may be nice but up here in Canada they cost at least $120 for 2, so they're way too pricey. I just use (up to) 2 pressure treated 2x10s.
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I use the Tri-Lynx blocks for years and have been very happy with them. I had the small levels with the numbers on them. You pull in, check the numbers on the front level and use that many blocks under the low side. Easy. I have never camped where there was super soft sand. I would suspect that if you knew you were going to be camping in something like that a few pieces of thin plywood under the blocks might help.

FWIW I still have my Tri-Lynx blocks to use on my Class B+ moho even though it has power levelers on it.

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