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Old 02-26-2016, 11:05 AM   #1
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Leveling the Rockwood 2504s

I think I saw a thread somewhere covering this issue: Because the wheels are so close together, what have 2504s owners found to be the best solution to leveling their camper? Blaylock/Anderson style levelers or just a whole lot of blocks making one long base under both tires? Or something other?
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Old 02-26-2016, 11:08 AM   #2
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I use Anderson on my same-as-yours 25KS. Cut to fit and works well.
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I use Anderson on my same-as-yours 25KS. Cut to fit and works well.
Are you able to support both axles with them?
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Old 02-26-2016, 11:22 AM   #4
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Yes. To save money, I bought one Anderson level and one Rapid Jack. Can use them together to level. I don't need to level very often. I use the Rapid Jack as a trailer jack stand mostly. And of course to be ready to change a flat.
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I think I saw a thread somewhere covering this issue: Because the wheels are so close together, what have 2504s owners found to be the best solution to leveling their camper? Blaylock/Anderson style levelers or just a whole lot of blocks making one long base under both tires? Or something other?
If at all possible I try to lower the center of gravity. Using a small spade/showel to remove some dirt where possible. Can't be done in some places but works very well in others. I wrote a blog post on that.

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I just keep a couple of pressure treated 2x10s in the pickup bed for leveling side-to-side. I like the thought of the Andersen Levelers but I have too much Scottish blood in me to spend over $100 Canadian for 2 of them. I can buy a lot of 2x10s for that price.
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Old 02-26-2016, 02:01 PM   #8
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Anderson leveler blocks. Cut one to fit between wheels and they work great. Level in just a few minutes with no hassles. Just back up till you are level.
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We do whatever needs to be done at that particular site, or a combo of the following:
1) 2'X10" that are about 10" long, making them square
2) lego blocks
3) scraping some dirt from the high side


With the 2"X10"X10" you can put one in front of the front tire of the trailer, and one between the tires, and then pull forward onto them (or back on to them, which ever you need. If that isn't enough, you can then double them up. Put 2 in front of each tire (with the tire already on one, so you are going from 1 to 2 instead of ground to 2) and repeat the process. We have also had to go one level of 2X10 and 1 lego block, etc. As long as you have a few different thicknesses of "blocks", you should be able to work it out. I find the secret is having them short enough that they fit between the tires, so you don't have 4' long boards
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I think I saw a thread somewhere covering this issue: Because the wheels are so close together, what have 2504s owners found to be the best solution to leveling their camper? Blaylock/Anderson style levelers or just a whole lot of blocks making one long base under both tires? Or something other?
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Old 02-26-2016, 04:09 PM   #11
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I like the Andersons to save space and weight. Worth some $ to me for that. The 'stuff' really accumulates!
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Agreed!
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Lots of great info here, thanks! Looks like the Anderson system works well and is also a space saver. I'm assuming that cutting the one means taking off just enough on each end, but not so much on the thin one that the tire will push it instead of rolling onto it.
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Cut the thin end only. It will not push when you pull up on it. I believe there is info on Anderson site on how to cut.
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Best $$ ever spent was last Dec when I bought a new 5er with auto-level. Push a button and bingo ~~ done. Will never be without it again. Had a factory install.
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Cut the thin end only. It will not push when you pull up on it. I believe there is info on Anderson site on how to cut.
Ok, found the link for this:

http://www.andersenhitches.com/uploa...%20details.pdf
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Best $$ ever spent was last Dec when I bought a new 5er with auto-level. Push a button and bingo ~~ done. Will never be without it again. Had a factory install.
No doubt that would be the cadillac of systems
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I admit, I'm simple minded so I use those plastic leveling blocks but instead of stacking and moving the trailer, I use my bottle jack to lift the axle on the side of the trailer that needs adjustment and place the leveling blocks under the wheels. For me, I find that this works better and faster than moving the trailer forward and/or backwards. When you have two "older" campers with poor hearing, it can be an annoying process!
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