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Old 11-24-2014, 05:30 PM   #1
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Dual-Axle Leveling

We have a 21' on order. In the past, we just used 3/4" and 1 1/2" lumber to level our trailers. But I'm now interested in the various leveling products that are like small ramps - similar to these Amazon.com: Camco 44573 Yellow Tri-Leveler: Automotive or even Lynx blocks.

Is there enough room between the tires on Escape dual-axle trailers for these to work? Thanks.
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Old 11-24-2014, 06:19 PM   #2
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We have a 21' on order. In the past, we just used 3/4" and 1 1/2" lumber to level our trailers. But I'm now interested in the various leveling products that are like small ramps - similar to these Amazon.com: Camco 44573 Yellow Tri-Leveler: Automotive or even Lynx blocks.

Is there enough room between the tires on Escape dual-axle trailers for these to work? Thanks.
Previous forum discussions indicated that with a slight trimming, the Andersen levelers work.
Andersen Camper Leveler Andersen Tools AM3604

You might be able to use a combination of wood blocks for one axle, to the approximate height, while at the same time using the Andersen or Camco product on the other axle for the final adjustment. The trailer will sit at about the average of the two.
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Old 11-24-2014, 06:39 PM   #3
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I used to use the various layers of wood, but gave in to the ugly plastic blocks. They store in a nice square area, and are lighter too. I bought the Lynx Levelers.
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I have been contemplating the Andersen Levelers, but you know, it really is not that tough with just the blocks. I look at the level, decide how much I think I need, put the trailer on top, and do this once more if needed. Not really all that tough. And, I rarely am ever on a level site where I mostly camp.
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Old 11-24-2014, 06:44 PM   #4
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These work well for us. Why buy a leveler that you must cut and grind to fit ?
Ramble RV Levelers, Set of 2 - Four Corners D10-171 - Chocks & Levelers - Camping World
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Old 11-24-2014, 07:33 PM   #5
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I used the Lynn type blocks on my 21 without any problems . . .
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Andersen levelling, jack, and accessory kit

We got Andersen's full set of trailer levelling and stabilizing gear. We trimmed the levellers a bit, and they and the chocks worked flawlessly with our Escape 21.

The four stabilizer pads are handy, as is the shoe scraper for outside the trailer door. We didn't have cause to use the tandem axle jack, but I've read that it works well. Everything fits in the duffel bag, which goes in the storage box on the hitch.

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Another happy Anderson user here. Cut & trim easily on a bandsaw without grinding.
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Old 11-24-2014, 08:28 PM   #8
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Who was it that posted the Anderson (wedge) that was used on slippery ground and it slipped and jammed between the tires?

I have TWO BAL levelers. Don't want to hear about how heavy and greasy they are, they're not. Works for me!
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We use the Andersen Levelers. we had ETI cut about an inch off when we picked up the trailer, and then i took a wood rasp to them and beveled the edges a bit. took about 30 minutes all told. They work well, but probably a few blocks would work just as well. However, the Andersen's are easy to use.
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I use a set of the Ramble levelers and they do fit between the 21 wheels without any trimming. http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...set-of-2/29418
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