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Old 02-19-2015, 03:24 PM   #1
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2015 233s - leveling opinions?

I am new to TT -- I just purchased a 2015 233S -- picking it up in April.

I am trying to get prepared on a few items.

One of the things I am trying to figure out is leveling options.

I am thinking 2x8 boards - keep reading the plastic kits break easily when not on concrete/asphalt.

Question:
1) Anyone have any opinions on leveling methods (what do you use)?
2) For 2x8, what would be a good length for the boards? I dont have the TT yet, so I am not sure how long I should cut them..

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Old 02-19-2015, 03:29 PM   #2
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I have used the plastic blocks for two years now on dirt,sand gravel etc and haven't broken one yet, alot easier to use than boards, but thats my opinion .
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Old 02-19-2015, 03:41 PM   #3
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I am new to TT -- I just purchased a 2015 233S -- picking it up in April.

I am trying to get prepared on a few items.

One of the things I am trying to figure out is leveling options.

I am thinking 2x8 boards - keep reading the plastic kits break easily when not on concrete/asphalt.

Question:
1) Anyone have any opinions on leveling methods (what do you use)?
2) For 2x8, what would be a good length for the boards? I dont have the TT yet, so I am not sure how long I should cut them..

--Mikeg1970
Congrats on your new purchase. I love owning my Roo.
There're several options for leveling. I took the same one you are considering. it was cheap and works well. I carry in one of my storage areas 4-4ft long decking boards. Not quite a 2x8, but close. 4 feet long seems to be long enough for both wheels even though people say you only need one up. I like having them both supported. and I never have used more then two. But you never know. Just back the TT up onto the boards on one site to level them out. I will usually do one, then test the level and then put another board on top of the first and so on till the left to right is level.
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Old 02-19-2015, 05:16 PM   #4
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When we had our 21ss hybrid, I carried two 2x8s - one at 48" and one at 45" with the ends match-beveled to stack and form a ramp. I also carried a piece of 3/4 marine-grade plywood ripped to 7-1/4"x45". All I ever needed to get the low side tires up to center the bubble. I also carried 5 pieces each of 4x6 and 2x6 cut into square blocks to go under the stabs and tongue jack.

With our new TT, I only use a pair of Anderson levelers as my axles are splayed wide enough to make the the easiest leveling solution ever! If the ground it soft, I have both of my belly drawers lined with 3/4" marine ply that's plenty large enough to spread the load.
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Old 02-19-2015, 06:56 PM   #5
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We got our 233s last July. I bought some yellow interlocking levelers at Wal-Mart. They appear to be durable but I have not needed them yet. Every campsite so far has been level already.


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Old 02-19-2015, 07:15 PM   #6
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I have the Andersen levelers for my 2014 233s. Only had to use them once, and I had to cut them to fit between the tires, but it worked perfectly after modding it. The levelers are really easy to use.
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Old 02-19-2015, 07:26 PM   #7
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Congrats on your purchase! Have had our 233s since 2010 and love it. We use the plastic blocks...I now have 3 sets, unfortunately different sets, though. The original ones are the older yellow ones. I've used them with the Roo for 5 seasons and with our old popup for 5-6 years...only broke one in all the use and it's just a cracked corner, so still usable. Have used them on pavement, gravel, sand, grass...I like the blocks due to their light weight...just wish all 3 sets matched Hope you love your 233s as much as we love ours!
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Been using lynx levelers for over 8 years now, mostly on dirt uneven ground.
No cracks and look nearly new.
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We use these,Level & Chock at the same time! Youroo!!
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Old 02-20-2015, 09:58 AM   #10
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Congrats on your my camper. I use the plastic version. They work great. Never cracker in 7 or 8 years. They rinse right off and come with a storage bag. I think I may have got them at Walmart. The wood always slid out when driving up or backing on when the ground was wet. The wood was heavy and takes up too much room.
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