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Old 11-21-2012, 12:44 AM   #51
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Here it is.

2008 17B with high-lift axle and 15" tires.
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Old 11-21-2012, 10:37 AM   #52
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And here are a couple more of my 17B with high lift axle:
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Old 11-21-2012, 11:49 AM   #53
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Thanks for the pictures of the trailers with high lift axles. Do you need to put blocks under the stabilizer bars, or do they still reach the ground?

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Need blocks. It's one of the afflictions of life.
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Old 11-21-2012, 12:30 PM   #55
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I recently made the most excellent set of blocks for the stabilizers (I have raised axles too). I cut four cedar 2x6's at 5 1/2" long to make 4 small square pads, and four cedar 4x4 blocks at 3 1/2" to make square blocks. These blocks are both small and light, and if the pad is fairly level, is all you need.

I also sucked it up and bought a couple sets of those god awful looking bright orange Lynx Blocks. I do a lot of boondocking and often need to level under the tires and add a bit to the stabilizers. Another compact, lightweight solution.

I find that the less you drop the stabilizers, the more stable they trailer is, so tend to build up fairly good under them. Kinda like spreading your feet when you want to brace yourself.
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Yea, those ugly blocks can sure mess up a photograph!
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Old 11-21-2012, 09:07 PM   #57
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Yea, those ugly blocks can sure mess up a photograph!
I am thinking of buying a can of Krylon paint for them. Probably flat black.
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Old 11-22-2012, 12:09 AM   #58
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I am thinking of buying a can of Krylon paint for them. Probably flat black.
I am the Queen of Spray Paint and can verify that it can cover up almost any unpleasant color on just about any surface.
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We have a 15A with dual propane. To run a BBQ or Coleman stove we usually remove one of the tanks and take it to the location where it is to be used. Sometimes just connect directly to the tank while it is still set on the mount on the trailer tongue.

Propane from the quick connect on the trailer comes off the pressure regulator at the tanks. Most BBQ's and camp stoves require an unregulated pressure supply, thus the quick connect cannot be used. We also got a T connector which allows us to run two propane devices at the same time off one tank.
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