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Old 04-03-2008, 01:34 AM   #1
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I now know what a BAL is, although before I Googled, I was not sure. So you crank up the BAL to level out the trailer. Once that is done you crank down your stabalizer jacks?
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Old 04-03-2008, 07:26 AM   #2
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I'd also be interested in photos of the installation and position of the levellers, did you have to install any gussets etc. Thanks
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Old 04-03-2008, 11:18 AM   #3
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I'd also be interested in photos of the installation and position of the levellers, did you have to install any gussets etc. Thanks
The best picture is provided by the manufacturer here. They are made by Norco Industries.
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Old 04-03-2008, 11:27 AM   #4
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I now know what a BAL is, although before I Googled, I was not sure. So you crank up the BAL to level out the trailer. Once that is done you crank down your stabalizer jacks?
BAL is a brand name manufactured by Norco Industries. The leveler is the device. They also make stabalizers and few other things. You crank the lead screw to raise the wheel to level the trailer.
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Old 04-03-2008, 12:03 PM   #5
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I now know what a BAL is, although before I Googled, I was not sure. So you crank up the BAL to level out the trailer. Once that is done you crank down your stabalizer jacks?
Yes, excactly just a brand name as Byron says, like Cresent Wrench for any adjustable wrench. Could be any type of scissor jack used to level a trailer and it would be just as good. For the size of most eggs, BAL is over kill, but I did not see some other lighter scissor jacks until after I bought the BAL jacks.

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I too have the Bal leveler, although this is the one Byron and I have...
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Old 04-03-2008, 12:52 PM   #7
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And I have a BAL Leveler too What a great device. No more driving back and forth over blocks trying to find level. The refrigerator likes it better too!
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Old 04-03-2008, 01:15 PM   #8
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Yes, excactly just a brand name as Byron says, like Cresent Wrench for any adjustable wrench. Could be any type of scissor jack used to level a trailer and it would be just as good. For the size of most eggs, BAL is over kill, but I did not see some other lighter scissor jacks until after I bought the BAL jacks.

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NOPE, Not scissors jack. Actually Norco Ind calls the device "Light Trailer Tire Leveler" and sell it under the BAL brand name. Can be purchased at many RV places. Sharon provided a nice picture
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Okay, now BAL has three different things going here.

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Don't confuse them, they do different things.
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I too have the Bal leveler, although this is the one Byron and I have...
So the BAL wheel leveler is what so many of you chose as being THE best purchase after your trailer. Does it come in case? Has anyone ever compiled a list of tools that every Egg person should carry? Has anyone found the perfect containers to keep their stuff in?

What should I have with me when I go to pick up my trailer? I know it is not until the start of July, but still......
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I'd also be interested in photos of the installation and position of the levellers, did you have to install any gussets etc. Thanks

You can check the link in this post to see how it all works.

http://www.fiberglassrv.com/board/index.ph...mp;#entry253638
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So the BAL wheel leveler is what so many of you chose as being THE best purchase after your trailer. Does it come in case? Has anyone ever compiled a list of tools that every Egg person should carry? Has anyone found the perfect containers to keep their stuff in?

What should I have with me when I go to pick up my trailer? I know it is not until the start of July, but still......

No, it does not come with a case. I made a very simple bag out cordura. I used Velcro to keep the bag closed.

Tools? Part of that depends on you. I carry a minimal number of tools, other carry a lot more. What I've used the most is a screw driver that has interchangeable tips. The tips store in the handle. The second most used is 2 pair of pliers. I bought the parallel jaw kind, two sizes. Third is one I carry in my pocket, a miniature multitool. I do have a small socket set also. My trailer didn't come with a jack so I bought a small bottle jack and a folding 4 way lug wrench.

As far as perfect containers, I don't think there is such a thing. What I found is small storage boxes that will fit in the storage areas. Different sizes for different areas. I take the lids off. This helps keep thing together.
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You can check the link in this post to see how it all works.

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oh my misunderstanding, I thought you guys were talking about this leveler/stabilzer also made by BAL


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oh my misunderstanding, I thought you guys were talking about this leveler/stabilzer also made by BAL
I just got myself two pairs of those as well. I'm thinking of putting one pair at the front crossmember, and the other pair near the back, behind the axle - bolting one end onto the frame seems easy enough... just need to figure out how to attach the other end.
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