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Old 03-24-2015, 11:53 AM   #11
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I used my Trailer Aid Plus (1" taller than the standard Trailer Aid) to adjust the brakes on our Escape 21.

Worked fine, details here. I think the suspension on the 19 is similar enough that it would for you too.
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Old 03-24-2015, 12:21 PM   #12
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I will be doing the bearings this spring.

Perhaps a live demonstration at the rally for the newbies?
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Old 03-24-2015, 12:24 PM   #13
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Reace have a dry demonstration at the first rally, using a Bearing Buddy. I bet he could be talked into doing one again.
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Old 03-24-2015, 12:29 PM   #14
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I previously posted questioning using it after a Dexter tech said he didn't like using them. Didn't say not to though. Did some research and decided to keep it. It is great for brake adjustments. Used it on our last trip to level up when I needed some extra height. You don't need the Plus model though for a 21. I only have to ramp up half-way to get the other wheel off the ground.
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Old 03-24-2015, 12:29 PM   #15
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Can't the Anderson Leveler do the same thing? Should we ever (let's hope never) have to change a tire on the 19', we're thinking we'd use them ...
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Old 03-24-2015, 01:35 PM   #16
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Trailor Aid

Thanks once again for all the info from all the good people on this forum.
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Old 03-24-2015, 02:29 PM   #17
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Can't the Anderson Leveler do the same thing? Should we ever (let's hope never) have to change a tire on the 19', we're thinking we'd use them ...
If it gets it high enough, the Trailer Aid is 4.5" or 5.5" high compared to 4" for the Andersons. I'll try it out if the snow melts this year.
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Old 03-24-2015, 02:32 PM   #18
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I'm curious also! What is a "trailer aid" ? Is this going to be one more item I should buy before the camping season?

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Old 03-24-2015, 03:27 PM   #19
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Anderson levelor on a 1 inch block of wood should work.
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Old 03-24-2015, 04:00 PM   #20
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The trailer aid devices work very well and you do not have to modify them; cut, bevel etc.
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