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Old 06-02-2018, 08:08 PM   #1
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Leveling your RV

We level our RV and put our jacks down snug so not to over tighten the jacks. Our RV still shakes as if the Jacks weren’t down. Any suggestions to alleviate this problem. We have a 30’ Catalina legacy by Coachmen.
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Im assuming it's a tt and that you have front and rear stabilizers plus the tongue jack? Do you use pads or blocks of wood under your stabilizers to increase there surface area and stability?
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I bought 2 xchocks a few years ago to put between the wheels. Didn't take all the movement away but helped greatly.
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I bought 2 xchocks a few years ago to put between the wheels. Didn't take all the movement away but helped greatly.


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We use blocks of wood under our stabilizers. Use enough blocks so that the stabilizers only go down about half way. We also used the BAL lock arm stabilizers that helped a lot. Our X-chocks works too.

https://www.amazon.com/BAL-23216-Loc...tabilizing+bar
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We level our RV and put our jacks down snug so not to over tighten the jacks. Our RV still shakes as if the Jacks weren’t down. Any suggestions to alleviate this problem. We have a 30’ Catalina legacy by Coachmen.
Are you using tandem wheel chocks If not, they'll help.
And I'm not talking about the cheap plastic wedge chocks.
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Stabil is a never-ending quest for some. Unfortunately, with a wife whose back hurts often and 2 kids who are like bulls in the china shop, getting as "rock solid" as possible is a never ending quest for us.

Here are some ideas:
Shake, shake, shake – RV Stabilization | Learn To RV

For triangulating stabilizers, my favorite is the SteadyFast system:
Product Review: SteadyFast Stabilizers | Learn To RV

That said, you should level by putting something under the wheels and raising that side up. The stabilizers are NOT levelers:
RV Leveling is Really Quick and Easy | Learn To RV
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Are you using tandem wheel chocks If not, they'll help.
And I'm not talking about the cheap plastic wedge chocks.
Then what are you talking about?
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He's talking about the expanding chocks that go between the tandem wheels, and secure both wheels simultaneously.
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Then what are you talking about?
I'm talking about tandem wheel chocks. Plastic wedge chocks aren't this.
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