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Posted: 01/10/19 06:57pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We use those Lynx blocks (they look like giant Legos) to level our trailer. Works well, does not slip, easy to store and to clean.

But every so often, a stack two blocks high is not enough, while three blocks are too many.

Has anyone developed a halfway step? I tried to make one out of wood and it did not work well -- it tended to slip out of place as I drove the trailer up onto the stack of blocks.

Thanks in advance for your ideas and advice!


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I use plywood with a thin sheet of rubber stapled on.


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Posted: 01/10/19 07:21pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have a set of these which should solve your problem.

1/2 inch leveler



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1/2 a block out of level isn't going to harm anything, though if you find it annoying I guess that's something.

With a motorhome, all I have to do is add one to only one wheel position rather than two in order to get half a step. If you have dual axles on the trailer, maybe something similar would work, adding a block to only one of the two axles on a side. The suspension takes up the unevenness.





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I switched to the Andersen Camper Leveler awhile back and am very pleased for all but extreme leveling situations. I put a big level on the front of my trailer and simply watch it as I pull onto the levelers. Way faster than the lego style blocks or boards. The only situation I have had difficulties using this product on is slick surfaces (which I seldom camp on anyway), where the levelers sometimes slip. A piece of rubber mat under each leveler solves this. Now I just use the lego blocks under my stabilizers.

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Posted: 01/11/19 05:58am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Go with the 3 blocks that you feel are a little bit too high.

Dig into the ground where you place these blocks until you get the height you need. Sometimes just a little scraping of the ground is all it needs.


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If you're worried about the fridge, don't be. Half a block won't matter.


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1/2 Lynx block off will not hurt anything. If you have tandem axles putting a block under just one will achieve a 1/2 block adjustment.

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I use 2X6's cut, beveled, & stackable. And I'll use one block of I need some fine tuning, it doesn't hurt anything.


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