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Old 04-16-2014, 12:10 PM   #51
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Great start to those, Myron. What the curve does is to allow the weight to mostly push down, with the shim stabilizing the wheels from front to back movement.

With using just a wedge shape, the wheels will tend to want to roll downhill. If there was room to put a small wedge in the opposite direction, that would stop the rolling action. Locking the wheels with a BAL x-chock would stabilize things too.
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Thanks yes, I see that. A wedge in front will no doubt be necessary, though I'm figuring dropping the corner elevator stabilizers will act as the key brake.
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Old 04-16-2014, 01:08 PM   #53
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Thanks yes, I see that. A wedge in front will no doubt be necessary, though I'm figuring dropping the corner elevator stabilizers will act as the key brake.
Hi: MyronL... Looks like you'll need a couple of "Wedgies" Alf
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Those with the Andersen, do you also use X chocks?
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Thanks yes, I see that. A wedge in front will no doubt be necessary, though I'm figuring dropping the corner elevator stabilizers will act as the key brake.
The problem with the stabilizers, is that they only provide side-to-side stability, and not front-to-back. This is why I went to the X-chocks a few years back.
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I use the x chocks before I disconnect from the tow, they hold the unit up on the levelers.
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Yes, X-chocks. Is that what this is? I call 'em wheel wedges.
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Okay, I understand about wanting both tires to lift at the same rate, etc. BUT what do you do when one axle is in a hole and the other axle is high? I camp in cow pastures and there's nothing flat or level about those areas.

Hi, Maybe take some 1/2 to 3/4 plywood to lay down to roll over when camping in the pasture., or a 2x4 or anything flat and sturdy
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Hi, Maybe take some 1/2 to 3/4 plywood to lay down to roll over when camping in the pasture., or a 2x4 or anything flat and sturdy
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