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Old 01-24-2016, 03:21 PM   #51
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We ended up using the Anderson leveler while parked on our driveway. We had to cut more than an inch off in order to get it to fit. And once on the leveler we were reluctant to pull too far forward so did not get the full 4" lift it could deliver.

In the end, we got 2 2"x12" 6ft boards and drove up onto that instead of the levelers. It was so much easier, the boards didn't shift as I feared they would. So now we have a 12" wide surface for the tires and several feet to move backwards or forwards and not feel the trailer could fall off as we moved it. Now too, we have a full 4" of lift so the trailer is much more level.

OF course we'll still need the Anderson levelers when camping, but for now on our driveway the simple board solution is the best!

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Old 01-25-2016, 12:01 AM   #52
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I also got a 2x10, cut it to the lengths I needed and then put a 45 degree bevel on each end. The trailer goes right up on it with no shifting and the boards fit in the front storage box. Loren

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Old 01-25-2016, 07:06 AM   #53
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2x6 is plenty wide for the tires, and saves storage space, though it used in the driveway and left at home, it doesn't really matter. I used 12" 2x6s for many, many years. I had cut a 1" bevel on each end which reduced the slippage of the block a lot. I finally gave in to the light and tight storing, though ugly, Lynx blocks, but do look forward to trying my new Anderson levellers once I have a trailer again.
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Old 01-25-2016, 09:52 AM   #54
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Originally Posted by Greg A View Post
We just use the Camco leveling blocks. Simple no problem with fitting and have always worked great. Also nice to have for landing pads under the tongue and stabilizers when the surface is wierd.
I switched to the Anderson levelers from Camco blocks. Must be human error, but on asphalt, they just slide back and wouldn't go under the tire. The last time, I gave up after about 40 minutes of trying and found a guy a couple spaces down that used the same blocks to lift about 5 inches. Grrrr.....
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Old 01-25-2016, 02:59 PM   #55
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From a mechanics standpoint I would try unhooking the trailer brakes if that happened to me and see if the Anderson levelers wouldn't slide then. I could see where the trailer tires may lock up when backing and drag the levelers. Next time that happens just try unplugging the trailer and see what happens. Just a thought.

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