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richfaa

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Posted: 06/12/12 07:54pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Got them on our new 2013 Montana Big sky.They are awesome.We were at a unlevel side to side site and they lifted the entire left side wheels both axles ofthe 5th wheel off the ground to get it level. Don't feel comfortable with that although Lippert and Montana says it is OK.


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Posted: 06/12/12 08:22pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I don't know where the 6 points of leveling are but I assume 2 are toward the rear, two are toward the front and two are near the center. If that is true then I see no reason why one should be concerned about one side's wheels being off the ground. Lippert frames are pretty flexible (maybe too flexible) but six levleing points ought to be adequate if the 6 point leveling system know how to equalize the load at each of the 6 points.

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Posted: 06/12/12 09:58pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We feel the same way. We had the Big Foot installed on our older Carriage about 3 years ago. It works great. About a year ago we purchased the upgrade control panel and now a push of the button brings also brings our 5th wheel back up to hitch height. Ain't life grand!! Diana


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LostinAZ wrote:

I don't know where the 6 points of leveling are but I assume 2 are toward the rear, two are toward the front and two are near the center. If that is true then I see no reason why one should be concerned about one side's wheels being off the ground. Lippert frames are pretty flexible (maybe too flexible) but six levleing points ought to be adequate if the 6 point leveling system know how to equalize the load at each of the 6 points.


That is about were they are.The manufacturer says that the entire camper can be lifted off the ground. It would be handy to change a tire.


As stated it does remember the unhitch point.If it could only back up the truck.

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after years of looking and trying to justify the cost, last year we had a Bigfoot Auto Leveling System installed on our 5er .... as this is being typed we are traveling cross country and our only regret is not having the system installed years ago .... our plan is to keep our current 5er until we can travel no longer but if we ever were to trade, part of the deal would have to be installing a Bigfoot system on the new one

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Our 2012 Cedar Creek came with the six-point Auto Level. It's awesome, after you learn some of the operating rules


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Posted: 06/13/12 08:30pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I just come back from Indiana where I install the level-up on my 2005 Kountry Star .I use it for 5 days and I am very happy with it.


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Our Cameo came with the Big Foot. Didn't know anything could work that nice. Makes setup much faster.


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Ditto to everyone. I have been RV'n for 40+ years and would never guessed what would be added to RV's. 6 point leveling is the greatest.

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Our Cameo has the Big-Foot system and it's great. On several on my wet-bolts I'm unable to get grease into them. I use the Big-Foot system lift the rig off the ground and have no problems adding grease. The best part of course is how easy it's to un-hook, self level and hook back up.


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Nights Camped in 2012 - 142
Nights Camped in 2013 - 186
Nights Camped in 2014 - 118


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