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Old 02-26-2024, 11:56 AM   #1
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Recommendations for levelers?

Hi all,
Longtime lurker, first post. Looking for recommendations for inexpensive, easily portable (i.e. small) for my new-to-me '06 E-360 SMB. Anyone have a favorite or at least something tried and tested?

I was thinking about going with these Lynx Levelers from Amazon.

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Old 02-26-2024, 12:06 PM   #2
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These have some recommendations:
https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/fo...ion-23724.html
https://www.sportsmobileforum.com/fo...ons-15047.html
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Old 02-26-2024, 12:12 PM   #3
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I've used a few different systems, all of which work, but I wanted to point out that the nemesis of all plastic levelers is rocks. If you catch a rock under the leveler the point stress will break the plastic. You have to be really careful to clear or avoid any stones that stick up.
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Old 02-26-2024, 12:13 PM   #4
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Thanks! I did a search first but didn't see them. Must not be searching the right way!
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Old 02-26-2024, 12:30 PM   #5
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Try a search for “outrigger pads”, or "Jack Pads" - they are rubber, nearly indestructible, come in varying size & thickness, and price.
If you have large tires, the Lynx or Camco types are only 8”x8”, I went with something that was larger to accommodate my tires and van weight (35’s and now just under 12k lbs).
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Old 02-27-2024, 07:11 AM   #6
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2X4 boards cut in 30, 24 and 12 sections. Simple, cheap, stackable.
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Tapatio -- how - where do you store them - in Aluminess box - swing out - under the frame somewhere - and how many of each ? Thanks -
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TwoXentrix -- where do you store your pads ?
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I don’t worry too much about being perfectly level, so long as my head is not downhill when I’m sleeping and food doesn’t slide out of the pan when I’m cooking I’m usually pretty happy. I carry a few wood blocks, and find that there’s usually one wheel I can raise that gets me reasonably level. Wood blocks are free, not easily damaged, and can be stored separately in different places if needed. Additionally they are handy for use in situations where I may have to jack up the van, to prevent the jack from sinking into the ground or the sand.
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2”X4” boards cut in 30”, 24” and 12” sections. Simple, cheap, stackable.



I use the upgraded 2x6 or 2x8 versions!
Rocks are perfect for adjusting one end...no breakage, made in N America

Can double as firestarter as well
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