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Old 09-24-2015, 07:01 PM   #1
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Self Leveling Wheel Chocks

Does anyone use self-leveling wheel chocks with their 13' Scamp? If yes, what is your brand preference?

Or is a 2x6 scrap of lumber (or two) sufficient for leveling the trailer? I'm preparing for my new Scamp, to be ready next April.

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Old 09-24-2015, 09:05 PM   #2
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I don't use either. A BAL Wheel Leveler is the best thing going in my humble opinion. Easy to use, fully variable.
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I don't use either. A BAL Wheel Leveler is the best thing going in my humble opinion. Easy to use, fully variable.
I used one on my Scamp and now two on Ten Forward!
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I used a BAL on my Scamp and now use it on my Casita . I think it holds the trailer in place
more securely than chocks .
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Right now I just have regular yellow chocks and some stacks of leveler blocks, but I'm really enchanted with the concept of these "Innovative Camper Levelers" someone posted about the other day.
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One more vote for the Bal leveler! Quick and easy. BTW, I tried the insulated pizza bag to transport it. I never really found a proper fit. I use a padded zippered garment bag I got at GW. Easy in easy out and when folded in half its a perfect fit! It even has a exterior zippered pocket for the ratchet.
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Right now I just have regular yellow chocks and some stacks of leveler blocks, but I'm really enchanted with the concept of these "Innovative Camper Levelers" someone posted about the other day.
Lyndon Laney has developed a system somewhat similar to the one you mentioned above and it works very well, if he reads this perhaps he will post a picture. They can easily be made at home from scrap material.

What sort of MOTOR do you have in your TV?... There now I know he won't be able to resist responding to this post!
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The Innovation Camper Levels are awesome & easy to use. I had a bad experience with a trailer slipping off of wet wood so would use plastic levelling blocks before using wood. A bag them comes in handy for many thing - including putting under the stabilizer and tongue jack.
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Lyndon Laney has developed a system somewhat similar to the one you mentioned above and it works very well, if he reads this perhaps he will post a picture. They can easily be made at home from scrap material.

What sort of MOTOR do you have in your TV?... There now I know he won't be able to resist responding to this post!
LOL, MOTOR MOTOR MOTOR!
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The Innovation Camper Levels are awesome & easy to use. I had a bad experience with a trailer slipping off of wet wood so would use plastic levelling blocks before using wood. A bag them comes in handy for many thing - including putting under the stabilizer and tongue jack.
On our recent trip at a primitive site, the trailer went in completely *LEVEL*, believe it or not. But our two bags of leveling blocks all got used... to level and stabilize our fold up picnic table and kitchen setup. I'm glad we had them -- otherwise any outdoor stuff would have been almost impossible.
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LOL, MOTOR MOTOR MOTOR!
For what it's worth: "Motor" and "engine" later came to be used interchangeably in casual discourse. However, technically, the two words have different meanings. An engine is a device that burns or otherwise consumes fuel, changing its chemical composition, whereas a motor is a device driven by electricity, air, or hydraulic pressure, which does not change the chemical composition of its energy source.
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Glenn you are totally right but as in everything, some things kind of morph over time. But if you and I were looking under the hood and said motor the difference wouldn't even be thought of .
I'm still trying to figure out this hashtag thing and what it's even good for. Sure looks like a pound sign or tic tac toe to me. Dang I'm getting old .
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Dunno how OP's original post turned into looking under the hood...

But BALs wont work for me. I camp at alot of places that have a concrete patio. I love to back my trailer with the wheels nearly touching and not have a gap to step into. So a Bal wouldnt work there.

I use the "LEGO" blocks...the yellow stacking blocks that are kept in a vinyl bag. MOST of the time, it only requires 1 block to level! IF two is required, I simply lay another in front and can use them to "stair-step" so backing or pulling the Scamp upon them is easy. I also will place extras in front and back of the wheel if necessary to have somewhere to lay the "chocks".
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Referring back to the OP, what are "self-leveling" chocks?
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