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The old 2x10 x16” long pressure treated each end cut on a 45dg angle. I never had to go any higher than the 1 1/2 thickness of each block.  Although these days you may be able to buy the Anderson levelers for half the price of wood. 😳

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We use the big square black and yellow Camco legos.  I have two sets of 10.  I use them under the jacks with wood blocks so that I only move the jacks a few inches and under the tires if we’re not level.  Mike

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Texas Hill Country | 2016 Elite II #135 | 2020 Ram 2500 6.7L

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Anderson Leveling chocks.  Used them at a couple of camp sites.  Mostly at home,  When Oli isn't in her covered shelter, Then she next to the garage and that slopes down but 3-3.5 inches from one side of the axle to the other.  Really simple to get it really close as long as my beloved wife is telling me when to stop.  Takes little team work, but it is quick and easy.

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2020 Elite II Twin -  Hull # 648

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The two rear leveling jacks.

 

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Steve, Tali and our dog Rocky plus our beloved Storm, Maggie, Lucy and Reacher (all waiting at the Rainbow Bridge)

2008 Legacy Elite I - Outlaw Oliver, Hull #026 | 2014 Legacy Elite II - Outlaw Oliver, Hull #050 | 2022 Silverado High Country 3500HD SRW Diesel 4x4 

 

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Mike,

Beautiful photo with the mountains in the background!

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Kirk and Carrie Peterson

Twin Falls, Idaho

2018 Ram 3500, with overland conversion: Rooftop tent, water, stove, Battle Born batteries, lockers, onboard air, raised air intake, Warn winch. 

2023 Elite 2, twin beds, delivered December 5, 2022 Truma package, lithium platinum package.
Hull #1305

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We've used Lynx Leveler blocks for all our RVs. I like them because you can use them for other things, too, if needed (sewer hose ramp, picnic table legs, etc.).

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Stephanie and Dudley from CT.  2022 LE2, Hull #1150: Eggcelsior.

Tow vehicle: 2016 GMC Sierra 6.0 gas dually 4x4.

Our Oliver journey: Steph and Dud B's RV Screed

Where we've been RVing since 1999:

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4 hours ago, Overland said:

You guys need to think outside of the box.  Take a few lessons from the ATV hauling thread, add a bucket, and now you're leveling the site, not the trailer.

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Yeah, but sometimes you've got to bring in the big dogs. And most parks frown on that...

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2008 Oliver Elite, Hull #12

Florida and Western North Carolina, or wherever the truck goes....

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Anderson levelers for side-to-side.  We've used them for years.  We call them "marriage savers".  LOL

And on the Ollie we added a LevelMate Pro.  I hemmed and hawed about it, but the first time I set up on my own?  Zero regrets!

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Boulder, CO

2022 Elite II #953
TV: 2021 Ford Expedition Max Platinum, Max Tow Package

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1 hour ago, SeaDawg said:

 

Yeah, but sometimes you've got to bring in the big dogs. And most parks frown on that...

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Narrow minded people!   Maybe there are parks that are more open to a few big dogs helping out. 

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John and Debbie, Beaverton, Oregon,  2017 Ford Expedition EL 4x4 3.5 liter Ecoboost, with heavy duty tow package. Hull #1290, twin bed with Truma package (a/c, furnace, hot water heater with electric antifreeze option), lithium pro package, picked up November 7, 2022

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3 hours ago, SeaDawg said:

Yeah, but sometimes you've got to bring in the big dogs. And most parks frown on that...

Some owners REALLY like to boondock!

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2023 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5EB FX4 Max Towing, Max Payload, 2016 Oliver Elite II - Hull #117 "Twist"

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I like the Andersen’s.  They are more expensive but I am mainly a solo traveler and find them easy to use on my own.  I bought levelmate pro as part of pre trailer pickup supplies and have yet to install.  

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We use the Andersen levels and jack stands. We had used the Andersen levelers for 5 years with our 5th wheel. They are easy to use with out having to add blocks.

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Charlie & Cindy / Cleburne, TX / 2021 Elite II Hull #743 / 2013 Ford F250 Diesel 4WD Supercab

States we've camped in our Oliver:

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8 hours ago, TexasGuy said:

They are more expensive but I am mainly a solo traveler and find them easy to use on my own.

This is good to know for others of us who are / will be solo travelers. Thanks!

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Oliver Elite II Twin (delivered 3/28/2022)   Tow Vehicle: Chevy Silverado 2500HD diesel "Estrella"

 

 

 

 

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47 minutes ago, Boudicca908 said:

This is good to know for others of us who are / will be solo travelers. Thanks!

My husband loves them for this reason. He normally goes out and sets up while I'm still at work and then I drive out when I get off. He has no problem getting level by himself. On our 5th wheel we had the Level Mate Pro but left it in it when we sold it. So far he said he hasn't really needed it with the Oliver and the Andersen levelers.

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Charlie & Cindy / Cleburne, TX / 2021 Elite II Hull #743 / 2013 Ford F250 Diesel 4WD Supercab

States we've camped in our Oliver:

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I saw the levelmate pro on @Mike D.'s trailer. Pretty sweet gear. 

If I were traveling alone, I'd probably get one. 

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2008 Oliver Elite, Hull #12

Florida and Western North Carolina, or wherever the truck goes....

400 watts solar. DC compressor fridge. No inverter. 2 x 105 ah agm batteries .  Life is good.


        
 

 

 

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James and Steph at fitRV just posted this video on installing and using a levelmate pro. As usual, good video. Yes, they drive a van camper, but it shouldn't really differ that much.

 

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2008 Ram 1500 4 × 4

2008 Oliver Elite, Hull #12

Florida and Western North Carolina, or wherever the truck goes....

400 watts solar. DC compressor fridge. No inverter. 2 x 105 ah agm batteries .  Life is good.


        
 

 

 

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