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Old 05-21-2012, 09:50 PM   #11
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Re: Leveling an Escape 19'

I carry about 10 2z6's that are 10" long. They work great for leveling and putting under the stabilizers.
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Old 05-22-2012, 12:45 AM   #12
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Re: Leveling an Escape 19'

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I use 2 BAL levelers. Works great.
you can fit 2 B@L levelers between the 2 wheels? I did not think there was enough room
There is lots of room between the tires. I've done the wooden block thing and I find this way of leveling our 19 very convenient.
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:10 AM   #13
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Re: Leveling an Escape 19'

I use the Lynx levelers and they work just fine.

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Old 05-22-2012, 08:57 AM   #14
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Re: Leveling an Escape 19'

I just checked out the Lynx Levelers, and realized we had discussed them before. LINK They REALLY need to make those things in black, or any colour not so bright.
I can see that they would do the trick, but for the price, I am sticking to my 2x6's.
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Old 05-22-2012, 10:48 AM   #15
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Re: Leveling an Escape 19'

I have those levelers in florescent orange. I considered painting them brown, but realized I would just end up leaving them behind at some camp somewhere.

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Old 05-24-2012, 01:35 AM   #16
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Re: Leveling an Escape 19'

I carry wood, but wonder if a shovel would be easier
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Re: Leveling an Escape 19'

I hope everybody's just joking about leveling with a shovel. Yes? I'm thinking of the site damage that would accumulate if many people did this.
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:16 AM   #18
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I carry wood, but wonder if a shovel would be easier
I talk a good line but admit that damage would occur if everyone used a shovel. Blocks or jacks are the simplest.
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Old 05-25-2012, 07:12 PM   #19
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Re: Leveling an Escape 19'

Many sites we've been in would permit using a shovel to level without any apparent damage, because they're basically sand or gravel. I'm thinking of sites in northern BC and Yukon, especially Fort Nelson, BC, and Watson Lake, Haines Junction, and Dawson, YT.

Park-like sites with just-so landscaping would be another matter.

An advantage of the day-glo orange Lego squares is they make a good marker to back onto (or up to). The best jobs I've done of backing into stalls have involved depending on the TV mirrors and a marker where I wanted the passenger-side wheel of the trailer. A left-turning back-in, of course, requires locating the driver-side wheel.
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