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brentbullets

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I am going to have a 30' x 30' concrete pad poured to park my Montana on at our seasonal camp ground. We can leave the camper there year round and plan on doing so. My questions are;

Would you put down treated wood under wheels and landing gear?

Just put wood down under landing gear?

Any thoiughts and suggestions would be appreciated.

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Why would you put wood under anything when on concrete. Can see doing it on asphalt but not concrete.

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Good Day:
I park my fith wheel legs on concrete, but where I live it does get below -20, I do not set my wheels on concrete. I place them on treat wood to protect the tires from the concrete in the cold. Also I raise the whole frame up as to lighten the wt. on the wheels during the time. Tires on my first camper lasted until I was ready for new. I do the same for my fifth wheel.


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Jack_Diane_Freedom wrote:

Why would you put wood under anything when on concrete. Can see doing it on asphalt but not concrete.


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My fiver has been sitting on concrete for years with no problems.

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I make the center 2-3 inches higher than the edges so water will drain. If you do that there shouldn't be any point in blocking up anything.

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If you read anything about tires it is recommend to put something between the tires and what ever they are touching. Even if you don't feel this is needed it is an easy thing to do.
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Posted: 07/22/12 01:13pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The wood may protect the concrete from movement but other than that, your call.


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larry barnhart wrote:

If you read anything about tires it is recommend to put something between the tires and what ever they are touching. Even if you don't feel this is needed it is an easy thing to do.
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So I put wood between the tires and concrete, what do I put between the tires and the wood????


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larry barnhart wrote:

If you read anything about tires it is recommend to put something between the tires and what ever they are touching. Even if you don't feel this is needed it is an easy thing to do.
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