Dual-Axle Leveling - Page 5 - Escape Trailer Owners Community

Go Back   Escape Trailer Owners Community > Escape Tech > Problem Solving | Owners helping each other
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 12-02-2014, 05:34 PM   #41
Senior Member
 
MyronL's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Edgewood, New Mexico
Trailer: 2013 Esc19/'14 Silvrado
Posts: 2,064
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rossue View Post
..... Was very luck to have been able to get the tongue back on the ball and it took two men standing on the bumper. Did figure out that I could use the orange ramps to get up onto a nice shaped rock for the front and then the four yellow blocks on the rear.

If an auto junk yard's handy that's a good reason for picking one of these up and keeping it in the tongue box. Works good for times when your lucks' all bad.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg jack.jpg (80.1 KB, 14 views)
__________________

__________________
Myron
"A billion here, a billion there...add it all up and before you know it you're talking real money." Everett Dirkson
MyronL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2014, 06:20 PM   #42
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Yellow Springs, Ohio
Trailer: 2013 Escape 19
Posts: 544
Many of us will have one of those already in the tow vehicle. I carry one of those tall wedges for tire changes with tandem axles, but I'd be pretty quick to pull out that scissors jack as well.
__________________

Parker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2014, 07:06 PM   #43
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Trailer: 1979 Boler B1700
Posts: 9,055
The tug's jack can be handy, but the top of that jack is often shaped specifically to work with the jacking point on the tug, and can be quite unsuitable under the trailer frame. The one in Myron's photo has a reasonable saddle; the one in my van very securely engages the vertical flange of the rocker area, but has no reasonable seating surface for general use. I suggest at least checking it out before depending on it.
Brian B-P is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2014, 07:08 PM   #44
Commercial Member
 
tractors1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Hillsboro, Oregon
Trailer: 2014 Escape 21 - "Felicity"
Posts: 2,326
I carry a hydraulic bottle jack and a few 2x6 pieces. One can jack anything with that; takes up less room, too.
__________________
Charlie Y

Need custom storage to your design? Don't drill holes!
www.RVWidgetWorks.com
tractors1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2014, 08:56 PM   #45
Site Team
 
Donna D.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Portland, Oregon
Trailer: 2014 Escape 5.0 TA
Posts: 6,831
I carry an aluminum racing jack. Three pumps and the head is at 18". SWEET! Takes up little space and is light.
__________________
Donna D.
Ten Forward
2014 Escape 5.0TA
Donna D. is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2017, 08:38 AM   #46
Senior Member
 
jamie beers's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Vancouver, BC, British Columbia
Trailer: 19'
Posts: 318
Quote:
Originally Posted by cpaharley2008 View Post
I use a set of the Ramble levelers and they do fit between the 21 wheels without any trimming. Slant Levelers, Set of 2 - Cp Technologies Company RKCW819004 - Chocks & Levelers - Camping World
Thanks for the heads up about these. Got them for our last trip, love them.
jamie beers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2017, 11:41 AM   #47
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Trailer: 2015 5.0 TA
Posts: 388
I use the Andersons. Have not had trouble on grass, but on soft ground they sink in rather than lift. And on concrete or asphalt I need to put them on a rubber mat or one always squirts out in to the other tire; or once, more than 15 feet to the rear.
__________________
2015 Escape 5 TA
2016 Ford F-150
captmath is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2017, 11:44 AM   #48
Site Team
 
cpaharley2008's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: York, Pennsylvania
Trailer: 2016 2ndGen Escape 19' PRAIRIE SCHOONER pulled by 2014 Ram Hemi/8sp
Posts: 13,691
I think the shape of the Andersen causes this, whereas the gentle slope of the Ramble keeps travel to a minimum.
__________________
Jim
The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why………..Mark Twain
cpaharley2008 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2017, 12:35 PM   #49
Senior Member
 
Patandlinda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Ventura County, California
Trailer: 2013 19 Escape
Posts: 4,014
Quote:
Originally Posted by jamie beers View Post
Thanks for the heads up about these. Got them for our last trip, love them.
Also love them ! Best set of levelers have ever owned . Pat
__________________

Patandlinda is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off






» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.