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Old 04-14-2014, 08:07 AM   #1
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Side to side trailer leveling: 2x8 boards or scissor leveling jack?

Instead of backing up my Roo21RS on to "leveling" boards( ie. 2x8 s) would it be advisable to use a scissor jack under the "low" side to raise the trailer to level. Thinking about this productBAL 24002D 24" Deluxe Leveling Scissors Jack
BAL R.V. Products Group (21). Any advice on frame location with regard to where to place the jack?
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Old 04-14-2014, 08:13 AM   #2
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don't see a link to what you're talking about. the factory jacks are 'stabilizing' jacks -they are not strong enough to support the weight of the TT - the tires/axles do that, hence the need to drive onto leveling boards or 'lego blocks'.
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Not to mention trailer flex trying to level with jacks.

Use boards or lynks levers such as what I use.
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Can't wait to try these from Anderson.

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Old 04-14-2014, 08:41 AM   #6
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I bought the Andersen Hitch two years ago and it has been great. Now it looks like I will be buying the Andersen leveling system. Level and chock in one easy step, can't wait to try it. Thanks for bringing it to our attention.
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The Anderson levelers look interesting. Anyone out there try them?
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Turbs...link to Levelers did not work...
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Jim, DON'T use any such jack on an ultralight trailer, like the Roo!!

the frames are not strong enough for such usage and you'll possible tweak or bend the frame.
that's why every ultralight trailer has instructions NOT use use the stablizer jacks for leveling.

level the wheels, not the frame. use Lynx or boards.
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X2 - only way to go - each block is @ 1/2 in so you can be pretty precise. They are also good for under your stab jacks when you are not on a concrete pad

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Amazon.com: Camco 44505 Leveling Blocks - 10 pack: Automotive
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