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Old 11-24-2020, 10:20 PM   #1
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Well it is about time I show my roo I have been reading the posts since I purchased my trailer 2015. I have to say it does not take long for the make it my own fever takes hold. One of the first items I tackled was side to side levelling and was able to build a manual jacks that are between the wheels allowing the trailer to be lifted clear of the ground. This has turned out to be more helpful than I realized at the time. I am able to store the trailer with wheels removed in winter. This work carried on to making a swing out BBQ stand on the front which I do not have a picture of. I have tackled storage,dining table,filler cushion for dinette and will share at a later time.
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Old 11-25-2020, 12:41 AM   #2
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GREAT JOB ON THE LEVELERS...

can you share a more closeup picture and details of attachment to trailer?
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Old 11-25-2020, 08:36 AM   #5
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GREAT JOB ON THE LEVELERS...



can you share a more closeup picture and details of attachment to trailer?


Glad you like the levellers they were not hard to build just some welding. I purchases 2 side drive tough jacks 5k capacity and had a local shop shear and bend a backing plate 3/16". The only item that was different was my son for fathers day made me new extended drive . Now for the picturesClick image for larger version

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I am not seeing how they would attach at a campground where I would not want to take off the wheels... perhaps a better closeup picture of attachment on the trailer?

That looks like a huge plate positioned vertically... where is the horizontal part that holds up the frame?
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I am not seeing how they would attach at a campground where I would not want to take off the wheels... perhaps a better closeup picture of attachment on the trailer?



That looks like a huge plate positioned vertically... where is the horizontal part that holds up the frame?


The wheels are off for this picture as I was servicing the wheel bearings. As for the installation the plate is bolted to the frame and wheel trolley and the jack was welded to the plate. The crank for operating the jack is lengthened so it would protrude through the wheel flair. Using a hand crank with 3/4" socket welded to it it is a simple crank of the handle to level or raise the trailer for wheel service.
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One of the first items I tackled was side to side levelling and was able to build a manual jacks that are between the wheels allowing the trailer to be lifted clear of the ground.
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I mistakenly read the above as it was used to side to side level at the campground.

It certainly does not appear to be easier than driving up on a 2X8 board while at a campsite.

For tire winter storage or servicing it looks great.

Thanks for the clarification.
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I mistakenly read the above as it was used to side to side level at the campground.



It certainly does not appear to be easier than driving up on a 2X8 board while at a campsite.



For tire winter storage or servicing it looks great.



Thanks for the clarification.


True but I have parked in some rough spots saves having to decide how many planks to level out and it also solves the stability when parked. The picture of the trailer in the park is a example the wheels are off the ground on the door side.
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Old 11-25-2020, 03:54 PM   #10
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Pretty amazing mod.
But I never felt the need for any such mod, during the 10 years I owned our Roo 23SS.
Our tandem wheel clocks and stabilizers kept the Roo pretty solid.
Nor would I go to all the trouble and expense on our current 26ft TT.
But clearly you have the imagination and skills to do such a mod, that most of us don't.
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I like your palm tree, considering your from Canada, eh.
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