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RVFamily5 12-13-2012 06:54 PM

Portable leveling blocks
 
I have a new 2013 Sunseeker 3010 and was wondering if I will ever need some portable levelling blocks if we ever camp on unlevel surfaces. Do they work very well? If I use them on one side of the vehicle and put them under the fron and rear tires, do I put it under the inner or outer rear wheel or both? Thanks.

VinceU 12-13-2012 07:08 PM

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Originally Posted by RVFamily5 (Post 282463)
I have a new 2013 Sunseeker 3010 and was wondering if I will ever need some portable levelling blocks if we ever camp on unlevel surfaces. Do they work very well? If I use them on one side of the vehicle and put them under the fron and rear tires, do I put it under the inner or outer rear wheel or both? Thanks.

If you block the rear, always block both. One tire taking all the load will overload and damage the tires internal structure and lessen the life of the tire.

ependydad 12-13-2012 08:38 PM

I use a combination of Lynx levelers and wood for my leveling. For my tires - the Lynx Levelers can't be beat. A little spendy at $30 per 10-pack (and that I'm up to 3 packs now). But it was REALLY nice to make a nice long ramp out of them this last time and drive right up on it.

Herk7769 12-13-2012 11:06 PM

I use the Lego blocks too. I carry 2 sets with the caps.

I also carry several 2x12x12 pieces of pressure treated lumber and on several occasions on un-level ground used everything I brought. Most recently at an upscale RV resort in Rhinebeck NY built on the side of a mountain.

Nice place; crappy sites and roads.

youroo 12-14-2012 06:06 AM

The Lego blocks also come in handy if your stuck in mud or sand. They work like the old runway decking of WWII. Youroo!!;)

Herk7769 12-14-2012 07:59 AM

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Originally Posted by youroo (Post 282557)
The Lego blocks also come in handy if your stuck in mud or sand. They work like the old runway decking of WWII. Youroo!!;)

I can see how it would interlock like Perforated Steel Planking (PSP).

Having landed on PSP; I can tell you I would rather land on ice than PSP wet with morning dew. :eek: At least with ice, you KNOW you are in for the ride of your life.

RoadTrip 12-14-2012 08:14 AM

Herk's a war hero pilot! Wooohoooo!

Herk7769 12-14-2012 12:49 PM

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Herk's a war hero pilot! Wooohoooo!

<sigh> Sarcasm will only get you so far.
:rolleyes:

Seriously, PSP is still in use in a lot of countries I have flown into.
Check out this sweet airfield I flew into regularly.
The video is unclassified and the unit closed when Howard AFB, Panama closed.

iluvlcy 12-14-2012 02:12 PM

We use the Ramble Levelers, got them at Camping World we had to trim about 1" off one so it would fit between wheels but so far have been very happy with them.

Herk7769 12-14-2012 02:13 PM

My apologies for hijacking the thread.
:hijacked:


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