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Offline illbeok

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leveling your camper
« on: January 01, 2014, 05:39:53 PM »
I'm not sure if there is a correct answer but I'm a little nervous.  How high can you raise one side of a camper to level it on a hill?

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Re: leveling your camper
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2014, 08:26:46 PM »
I was going to say until you fall over, but that would be rather smarta$$ of me. :P :o
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Re: leveling your camper
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2014, 12:33:07 AM »
Just remember you can level the camper but your tow vehicle wont be so the next question is can i un hitch.

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Re: leveling your camper
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2014, 10:49:17 AM »
I think there are 2 answers to your question.  What the Lawyers say and what people do.

I think for the Lynx Levelers they say you shouldn't stack them over 4 high but I know I have gone 5 high.  A BAL leveler can physically only go as high as the screw they provide.  Personally I feel as long as the camper is stable and not wobbly you are OK.....and that depends on the terrain and the product you are using to level.

Also if you have to go super high maybe you should reposition it so that you don't need to go as high.
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Re: leveling your camper
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2014, 07:04:35 PM »
The highest we've stacked the Lynx was two or three. At that, it made stepping out of the camper interesting, even with our extra step, since the ground continued to slope down. It was all very stable, though, we used the Lynx chocks also.

We had one campsite that sloped so much towards the road that we got the pop-up all the way up, then decided it was too unstable. Even with Lynx blocks under the tongue jack, was extended most of the way, and just seemed wobbly. The site was small and there was no way to adjust position to improve matters. As it was the last night of a 2+ week trip, we just headed home.
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Re: leveling your camper
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2014, 11:30:13 PM »
I had my BAL leveler to the end of the threaded bolt and didn't tip over.  :) The wheel had about 4-5" of air under it and had 4 lynx blocks under each jack on that side just to be able to touch the ground! Not recommended but it worked.....
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