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Old 11-24-2013, 06:47 PM   #11
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I have the 6 point system on the 320RS. It works great do far. Have been in one location that the tires on one side were lifted off the ground. After seeing that, I lowered and put blocks to reduce stress. It has the power to lift it if needed. I like the electric better because I work in industrial maintenance. If a hydraulic hose were to bust, you can get a lot of fluid in bad places very quickly. With the electric you can at least hand crank them up and down if the motor goes out. I know each system has good and bad sides, but I still like the ones I have.
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Old 11-24-2013, 07:05 PM   #12
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The Lippert 6 point is hydraulic.
Not on our Columbus. It's a Lippert 6 point and its electric.
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Old 11-24-2013, 07:42 PM   #13
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My friend has a Cedar Creek with the hydraulic 6 point and it is super fast, both for leveling and for raising/lowering the front for hitching.

My next one will definitely have the 6 point leveling system. I would consider having mine retrofitted, if the price were right.
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:09 PM   #14
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I posted earler that I did not have any issues. Well today I went out to the unit raised my rear levelers and the two middle ones do not go up. The left rear will not come down. The light blinks orange by the left button and on the display it says error. I left it along and will see if it will rest itself (timeout). I looked at the manual and instruction video and donot see anything that relates to this problem. May have to call Lippert.
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Old 11-28-2013, 11:49 AM   #15
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Did you try both rebooting by disconnecting negative terminal and then cutting shore power? I had a battery problem and was able to isolate to the battery and replace. Now all is good. When you reboot, use only shore power and don't reconnect the battery until you determine that it is good.
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Old 12-14-2013, 12:34 PM   #16
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If the trailer sits for awhile, leave the TV umbilical hooked up to provide extra power capacity to the system. Also using the manual mode you must hit enter or only the front jacks will function. I have electric 4 point on my 320 RS, a friend of mine had the extra two installed for 6 point system and they really like it. The extra two legs are just stabilizers and come down last, after the 4 points are done leveling.
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Old 12-19-2013, 12:19 PM   #17
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Level yes, rock solid no!

I have a Columbus 365RL (My wife's condo on wheels.) with 6 point levelling and strong arm struts. The unit levels easily, but I cannot find a way to lower the trailer uniformly, to load the struts. So, they basically hang off the bottom and serve no purpose. I would like to stiffen the support of the trailer to minimize movement in some of the windy (beach) places we stay. I am looking for any help I can find. My only other choice seems to be adding a pair of scissor jacks at the rear of the frame to provide additional stabilization.
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Old 12-19-2013, 12:47 PM   #18
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I've got a Columbus 320RS with six-point ELECTRIC leveling and it's NEVER failed to be within 0.1 degrees of level. And, I'd say 95% of the time it's 0.0 or Dead Level! Love it...just punch AUTO LEVEL then I get busy connecting water and electric while it does its thing!
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Old 12-19-2013, 01:32 PM   #19
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Cajun Happy;
I have the 6-point electric system on our Wildcat 5er and love it. I did have an issue of it finishing a couple points out of level, thinking it was level. I did some research and there is a button sequence that resets it, just have it where you want it (level) then reset it. It's in the manual someplace, just one little short paragraph if I remember right. Lippert should be able to help you out also. I love the way the system levels the rig. I have about a foot of front-to-back elev change in the driveway and it does fine as long as I chock the wheels so there's no sideways pressure on the front jacks (friction makes it over-amp and think it's done, so it error's out). Good luck.
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Old 12-22-2013, 08:32 AM   #20
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Cajun happy....our 365rl has done this a couple if times. Somehow the leveling system forgets where it's at in the cycle hence it doesn't know what to do. We had same trouble where 2 center legs would not retract. What we do is push auto level again and let it re-level it self and then all is well. Try it. It works.
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