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Old 01-17-2016, 04:58 PM   #1
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While skimming thru the web I came upon what I thought was a brilliant and affordable idea to leveling blocks. The plastic sets are expensive and break and the wooden homemades can be slippery and break also. This fellow has come up with a terrific solution using a 3/4" thk hard rubber barn mat 4' x 6' that can be cut up to whatever size one wishes. These are indestructable, stackable and I would assume as flats non slip. The cost of the mat is $35 at Tractor Supply.
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Old 01-17-2016, 05:18 PM   #2
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Given the light weight of most of the trailers here, I'd guess the failure rate of plastic blocks is quite low. I can certaInly see it being a problem with 40'+ motorhomes.

I do like the non-slip aspect and the fact that you can cut them to whatever size you want, bevel the edges, etc. Thanks for sharing the idea!
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Old 01-17-2016, 09:28 PM   #3
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I'm betting those rubber mats are heavy too.
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Old 01-18-2016, 06:50 AM   #4
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While I will probably keep my wood blocks, I find this a very clever alternative to the RV products . Four pieces would give 3" of lift and by cutting them into different lengths you could make a gradual rise. Keep the rest for a door mat that will last forever. I toyed with using one of these as a bed mat in my truck. Tough stuff. Raz
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