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Old 09-23-2015, 10:56 AM   #31
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[Why drive off the big end?

Just pull a bit, remove chock, and roll down. No drama, doesn't go flying... Works great.]

you're right "no drama and works great",......I drilled all the way across, near the top corner of the chocks, so I can slide thru a 1/4" eye bolt 8" long from either side when ready to come off the levelers,.....then clip a pull cord to each eye bolt and wife can stand back away and safely pull them free when I pull the weight off them,......IMO that is a much better and safer way than driving off the big end, even though the company says that is ok
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Old 09-23-2015, 05:24 PM   #32
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I'm still waiting for my promised refund from Andersen. I guess the wheels on my flagstaff are too close together to use as some of you have suggested. Too dangerous and too much trouble for me to use. I'll stick with my boards.
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Those of us with close wheels just cut 2" off the thin end of one and smooth it out with a belt sander... works like a charm.
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Those of us with close wheels just cut 2" off the thin end of one and smooth it out with a belt sander... works like a charm.
I cut the end off. Now when up on the levlelers the wheels are not at the same level. Didn't look good to me. The one I cut off was caught between the wheels and I couldn't get it out.
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I cut the end off of 1 of my levelers, and it is still a tight fit. I am going to take an idea from Old Coot, and do a 45 degree cut on the bottom of the thick side to give a bit more clearance.

I don't really think that having the levelers at different heights makes a big difference. Heck, if I don't need much height, I just use 1 of those puppies anyway.

I got to do something about them sliding in wet grass. I had that happen to me last week. I am thinking about getting some stick-on stair step treads to attach to the bottom of the levelers.
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I got to do something about them sliding in wet grass. I had that happen to me last week. I am thinking about getting some stick-on stair step treads to attach to the bottom of the levelers.
That probably won't help - you'll just end up tearing the grass out of the ground and plowing a huge pile.

If you don't already know this trick, turn off your trailer brakes when you're using the Anderson Levelers. On the Prodigy P2 at least, you do that by holding down the 'boost' button until 'r' appears in the display (you'll probably have to reset your boost option next time you get underway because it will get messed up).
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I read somewhere, to keep a bucket of gravel to make a better base.


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If you don't already know this trick, turn off your trailer brakes when you're using the Anderson Levelers.
The trailer brakes shouldn't be functioning while I am trying to accelerate up on the levelers.

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I read somewhere, to keep a bucket of gravel to make a better base.
That might not be appreciated the next time that area is mowed.
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That might not be appreciated the next time that area is mowed.

Quit parking in the grass....?


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