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Old 07-22-2014, 03:21 PM   #81
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BAL levelers work very well. We used one on the A-liner for 8 years. They are a bit bulky to store. We used a pizza delivery bag to store it.
http://www.amazon.com/BAL-R-V-Produc...ds=bal+leveler
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Old 07-22-2014, 05:04 PM   #82
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Donna,
I traded in my 2 B@L levelers for these Slant Levelers, Set of 2 - Rook Industries D10-253 - Chocks & Levelers - Camping World
they weigh a lot less and easier to store.
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Old 07-22-2014, 05:39 PM   #83
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There's many ways to accomplish the same thing. I'll keep the BAL levelers for now and give them a good try out. If this past campout was any indication, I think I'm going to like them. As a single traveler who doesn't carry dutch ovens or a BBQ grill, etc. weight isn't nearly as big a concern for me as it maybe to others.
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Old 07-22-2014, 06:59 PM   #84
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Hi all, We just returned from a 1 month outing (3800 miles) in our new 21. At our first stop we tried using the plastic blocks for leveling that I always carry. Using only one block put the low side too high, so I went to the Anderson levelers. They worked great and I never went back to the blocks. We found out that I cut one Anderson leveler maybe a quarter inch shorter then the other (I'll have to measure to be sure). That quarter inch was just enough to easily use between the tires. My wife was smart enough to mark them for the remainder of the trip. My cousins were with us, using the Anderson levelers, and loved them also, and will only use wood if absolutely necessary.
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Old 07-22-2014, 10:11 PM   #85
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My wife and I used the Anderson's with our new 19. We cut 1" off the thin side, but it wasn't always enough. Our routine was if we needed to raise a side, to back onto a thin block. If that wasn't enough, then place the Anderson levelors in front of the wheels and pull forward. (The block gave us more room between wheels) Worked like a charm every time. To reverse, my wife would use the awning rod to pull everything out. Much safer than reaching between the wheels with her hands.
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Old 07-22-2014, 10:14 PM   #86
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To reverse, my wife would use the awning rod to pull everything our. Much safer than reaching between the wheels with her hands.
THAT's what I need! A wife preferrably one that cooks. You folks that have someone to help with this stuff are lucky. I'd get my 10K steps a day in just leveling...
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i know... Sigh. I didn't take one picture of the inside while camping and now it looks like a bomb went off inside, oregon gathering stuff everywhere on the floor, etc. I have to go over and clean 'er up on the weekend. I'll take pictures then and post... Promise!
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Old 09-04-2014, 01:20 AM   #88
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Andersen Levellers, V2.0

Please ignore this post and see below. Newbie at work, guilty as charged.
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Old 09-04-2014, 01:40 AM   #89
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Brent, the Andersons pictured are the Rapid Jacks, not the Levelers, and they are larger in every way except for width.
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Thanks for clarifying, Tom. I dug to the bottom of the box and found the levellers, which look exactly like yours. So it's back to Plan A. Man, have I got a lot to learn about this stuff.
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