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Post  Darcamper on Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:26 pm

We are looking into purchasing the leveler blocks. But I also saw a homemade leveler that you would drive over, it appears to have three different sizes.
What to do?

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Post  Crawford on Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:46 pm

This could turn into a trick question while saying that it depends on each person some people like making what they need some finding buying them easyier then of coarse which is cheeper ? So I guess my answer is is what ever floats your boat or what you really think you need in the case of a popup or something light the plastic blocks are light and not to badly priced. Crawford Very Happy Smile
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Post  Richard on Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:58 pm

I nailed a 1.5 Ft 2x6 to a 3 Ft 2x6 and was done and satisfied. I put it behind the wheel on the low side, and backed up on the first step. If not enough, I continued to back up to the second step.

Then I discovered the BAL Leveler. Now I put the PUP where I want it, slide the BAL under the low tire, and lift it by turning the big screw with the supplied wrench, or with my drill. It takes care of the chock for that side, and seems to hold the camper much steadier. I use the cheap yellow plastic chocks on the other side. I got them at Wal Mart on the RV and Trailer Stuff Isle.

I still take the 2x6 version along. I haven't needed it, but when technology failes me, I always have my lumber! (Some of which has come in very handy!)
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Post  coolbreeze1 on Mon Mar 08, 2010 9:36 pm

Some of us remember how well Richard's lumbar came in handy Shocked

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Post  chuck on Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:51 pm

I have the orange blocks.. I like them. In addition to using one or two for leveling the RV,.. I use one under each stabalizer. Probably not necessary.. but I do it anyway. I like the fact that they stack and store easily too.

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Post  coolbreeze1 on Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:40 am

chuck wrote:I have the orange blocks.. I like them. In addition to using one or two for leveling the RV,.. I use one under each stabalizer. Probably not necessary.. but I do it anyway. I like the fact that they stack and store easily too.
Chuck, is so right when it comes to the usefulness of the blocks. Cool

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Post  chuck on Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:09 am

At least once.. I backed my camper into a spot.. leveled it up.. and then realized the RV was actually overhanging a little drop off into the woods and one of the rear stabalizers wouldn't touch the ground. A few of the blocks solved that problem.

I also like the BAL leveler.. but do not own one.

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Post  chuck on Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:26 am

here's something else I kinda bought on a whim.. and now I am glad I did.



I use the jack stand at home and while camping. Saves me some cranking and provides solid support. It's lightweight and easy to store.. only about 9 inches tall.

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Post  coolbreeze1 on Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:56 am

If you really want to get something that you'll enjoy, look into buying a electric jack. Saves all that cranking Smile

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Post  Richard on Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:21 am

coolbreeze1 wrote:If you really want to get something that you'll enjoy, look into buying a electric jack. Saves all that cranking Smile

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Hmmmm, and it would look good on the front of the PUP. Just the kind of overkill on a PUP that catches my attention.
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Post  chuck on Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:56 pm

coolbreeze1 wrote:If you really want to get something that you'll enjoy, look into buying a electric jack. Saves all that cranking Smile

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My jack stand cost about $12.. that's why I don't have an electric jack.

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Post  Darcamper on Tue Mar 09, 2010 2:34 pm

chuck wrote:I have the orange blocks.. I like them. In addition to using one or two for leveling the RV,.. I use one under each stabalizer. Probably not necessary.. but I do it anyway. I like the fact that they stack and store easily too.

Chuck, how many do you have, just one box should do it for us, you think

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Post  Darcamper on Tue Mar 09, 2010 2:36 pm

chuck wrote:here's something else I kinda bought on a whim.. and now I am glad I did.



I use the jack stand at home and while camping. Saves me some cranking and provides solid support. It's lightweight and easy to store.. only about 9 inches tall.

Where do you put this at on your camper, in the front?

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Post  coolbreeze1 on Tue Mar 09, 2010 3:41 pm

Darcamper wrote:
chuck wrote:here's something else I kinda bought on a whim.. and now I am glad I did.



I use the jack stand at home and while camping. Saves me some cranking and provides solid support. It's lightweight and easy to store.. only about 9 inches tall.

Where do you put this at on your camper, in the front?
This goes under your jack stand on the front of the camper.

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Post  chuck on Tue Mar 09, 2010 4:12 pm

My blocks are actually the LYNX brand orange blocks.. there were 10 in the box. I have never needed any more than that. WAL-MART sells some blocks that are the same thing.. but cheaper than what I paid at an RV dealer.

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Post  coolbreeze1 on Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:26 pm

I have seen those a Walmart also. I wonder if they are not the same but one made exclusively for Walmart.

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Post  Darcamper on Tue Mar 09, 2010 8:02 pm

We did see the one's at Walmart, but not sure how well built these are..

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Post  chuck on Tue Mar 09, 2010 8:21 pm

Darcamper wrote:We did see the one's at Walmart, but not sure how well built these are..

Actually.. now that I think about it.. the ones at WAL-MART may be LYNX BLOCKS.. If they are.. thats wat I have.. very durable. I paid nearly $50.. but they are much cheaper elsewhere.. I think less than $30.


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Post  Darcamper on Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:21 pm

chuck wrote:
Darcamper wrote:We did see the one's at Walmart, but not sure how well built these are..

Actually.. now that I think about it.. the ones at WAL-MART may be LYNX BLOCKS.. If they are.. thats wat I have.. very durable. I paid nearly $50.. but they are much cheaper elsewhere.. I think less than $30.

Cheap I like, durable to with stand our camper , even better, thanks for everyone's help

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Post  Richard on Wed Mar 10, 2010 6:22 pm

At $30 Lynx would be apretty good buy. At $10 the two boards are even less. I paid about $60 shipping and all for my BAL Leveler.
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Post  fisherpal2k on Wed Mar 10, 2010 10:48 pm

We have the blocks also. I bought two packages of them when we bought them. I caught them on sale at Camping World for $15 ea.

I tried the boards and the blocks both and like the blocks better. I still haul a couple of boards around for those out of the way places.
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Post  chuck on Thu Mar 11, 2010 12:47 am

I just checked.. Camping World has the blocks on sale for $15.99.. but.. there are only 4 in the pack. I am pretty sure the ones at WAL-MARt are at least 8 ..and maybe 10 in the box.

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Post  fisherpal2k on Thu Mar 11, 2010 8:52 pm

Chuck, the ones we got was the yellow ones. they lock together but not like the orange ones. Ours has ten to the bag.
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Post  Gregg on Thu Mar 11, 2010 10:33 pm

I bought the orange ones at Catheys when he was going out of business.There are 8 and I think they were $20

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Post  craigw on Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:46 am

What I did was to buy a 2" x 6" x 10' and cut it in half and 45deg the ends. That was I can put under both tires and can double up on one side if I needed. Of course if I have to double up then i'm in a major rut. I do have 1 bag of the lynx lever's. They do fine but i've cracked a few so that is why went with the wood. Most of the time the beach is where I need the levelers most due to the sand. Under my jacks I put post beams that I cut into smaller pieced and attached rope for handling easier. I found that if my rear jacks are no more than a 45deg angle then I get less bounce than if I extended full. So these blocks help with this. Many of the things I have made I feel that they do a better job than purchasing. Plus, I get the satisfaction that I made it and if for some reason it gets left behind i'm only out a few dollars. Since, what I've made is much cheaper than store bought.

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