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Old 08-28-2013, 04:22 PM   #11
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And I can tell you from experience, that legos will freeze to the ground when they sink into wet, soft ground when the temperature drops to below freezing. We carry (2) 5' long pcs of plastic decking strapped under the rear bumper to use to stack the lego blocks on after that experience. As Herk said, gravel will definitely break the legos, have experienced that also.
Its summer OC

But, I agree - take precautions in the case of camping in freezing temperatures.

And, I've never broken mine. Don't think that's common.
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Old 08-28-2013, 04:26 PM   #12
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Its summer OC...
As I sit here looking at the thermometer showing 100° in the shade, I am sure glad you told me that it's summer, otherwise I wouldn't have had a clue.
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Old 08-28-2013, 04:45 PM   #13
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And I can tell you from experience, that legos will freeze to the ground when they sink into wet, soft ground when the temperature drops to below freezing. As Herk said, gravel will definitely break the legos, have experienced that also.
Both of these things have happened to me.
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Old 08-28-2013, 05:01 PM   #14
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I popped for the 6pt level-up system on our Cedar Creek. (then made 3X12X12 blocks for all the pads, Varnished and everything so they would look nice. duh)
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Old 08-28-2013, 05:25 PM   #15
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Freezing yes, breaking on gravel no. I am thinking maybe those who break them on gravel have much heavier trailers than mine ?
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Old 08-29-2013, 07:55 AM   #16
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I carry a set of 'legos' but rarely use them. I have several 2X10 cut at 12 inches and several 5/4X6 cut at 12 inches (with strps at each side to make them 9" wide). These are generall plenty. If I were to need more, I look for a different spot.
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:09 PM   #17
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You guys must camp in some uneven places to need two bags. I've used my one bag since 2004 and have only used at most 4 blocks to level a side. I've (broken) only one block because I stupidly used it under my tounge jack without the foot pad and it only put a dent in the center. The block is still usable.
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:47 PM   #18
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I carry 2 2x8 in 4 foot length. Never tried the legos.
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You guys must camp in some uneven places to need two bags. I've used my one bag since 2004 and have only used at most 4 blocks to level a side. I've (broken) only one block because I stupidly used it under my tounge jack without the foot pad and it only put a dent in the center. The block is still usable.
I have 3 bags of lego type blocks (and 8 caps) and after my most recent campout I will be getting 2 more bags cause I ran out and this was even on asphault. 3 high under the wheels and several under each stablizer. Also used some 2X6 wood I carry and had to round up some more wood blocks from neighbors. I have a 3 step at the entry door and had to use a 2 step portable ladder at the bottom of the trailer steps to get to the ground - so glad I was as prepared as I was.
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We have four bags and we have been in all kinds of bad lots and in bad weather and never have needed to add anything under them.
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