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Old 12-15-2015, 09:45 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Night Stone View Post
Although, we have lowered the jacks on our TT when it was in storage. I think it has more to do with theft deterrent. But unless there is another reason which I haven't discovered yet.

As for the Georgetown, not sure if that is wise due to the weight of the RV. Others Georgetown owners be able chime in on this.

If I remember, I was told when I was in my late teens, the reasoning has to do with ground being too cold and affecting the tires. Tire technology wasn't as far advanced as it is today. It also helps to prevent the tires from sinking in, losing air pressure and being able to drive away easily from the spot. This is back in early 80s and living in Alberta with harsh winters. But others might have a better sounding reasons
Oh. I'm parked on concrete. The board users are just making sure they aren't on grass/dirt. I see.

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Old 12-15-2015, 09:48 AM   #22
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Old 12-16-2015, 11:29 AM   #23
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parked on 12 inch planks keeps the tires out of standing water which is a killer of tires- dry rot...

several manufactures stress that keeping it level with a tilt to the front or the rear for water run off the roofline is best. they also stress not to lower the stabilizer jacks if you are in an area where frost is an issue. this will twist the frame as well Last year we had 9 feet of frost in the ground where we live.

Concrete will also permit puddles of standing water.

several thousand pounds sitting in harsh weather conditions for months will cause flat spots. (our truck sits for weeks and apparently even radial tires can flat spot like old bias ply tires did)

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