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On the level in extremes

Postby rollercoaster » 21 Sep 2018, 10:35

Been levelling up the camper in fairly extreme gradients lately,
and using a variety of whatever came to hand.
Now those wedges that are made for the job are very limited,
and I have been wondering what might be good to carry around.
A scaffold plank or two about 3ft long and some big wooden blocks..
have often served well, but what about sand tracks etc?
Could be I am missing a trick, could carry more versatile stuff..
Any thoughts?
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Re: On the level in extremes

Postby rollercoaster » 29 Sep 2018, 21:14

Rarely do I find a level spot when camping in the syncro,
can anyone at least recommend a decent waffle/sand/mud board,
that can take the strain of bridging a gap.
That would do for a ramp on some stones or a log then,
doubling up to get me unstuck on that occasion..
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Re: On the level in extremes

Postby silverbullet » 29 Sep 2018, 22:11

Some bigger jacks perhaps?Image

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Re: On the level in extremes

Postby clift_d » 29 Sep 2018, 23:20

I suppose if you knew you were going to need some more extreme levelling then you could maybe take a couple of car ramps, but they're not the kind of thing you'd want to be carrying around the whole time just in case.

Personally, I'd probably be looking for a more level pitch as I'm not that sure that a T25 handbrake can be considered that dependable.

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Re: On the level in extremes

Postby Jim San » 30 Sep 2018, 08:13

What about the 40mm waffle boards? That would sort the ramp requirements, just need the support.
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Re: On the level in extremes

Postby jed the spread » 02 Oct 2018, 17:36

If on a slant I try and park up near rocks these days.. Just so I don't have to carry them quite so far. It makes the lifted side pretty much impossible to get into though so that needs keeping in mind.

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Re: On the level in extremes

Postby bat » 02 Oct 2018, 21:44

Just a thought instead of lifting wheels up would it be an option to let air out of the tiers to lower the opposite wheels instead.
The first requirement would be a means of re-inflating them, any other pitfalls?

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Re: On the level in extremes

Postby rollercoaster » 03 Oct 2018, 19:47

Yes it does make it much harder to get into, especially for my two year old!
But not if I have the door on the side thats "uphill" so that could be a bonus.

Digging holes is sometimes an option too.
Letting the tyres down I hadnt thought of!
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