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Old 01-14-2016, 04:01 PM   #1
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Parking On Grass

The "RV Resort" I'm reserved at for next week, it looks like most of the parking is on grass. They have concrete for the patio only. Any problem with parking on grass? I've never done it. Always gravel or concrete. Just wondering if I'll get the trailer all level and it might sink down on one side or something.
Also wondering if I should take some 2x8's to roll up on. With the spread out axles I have it would take at least a 7 footer, maybe 8 if I need to use my anderson levelers.
Since I only have a 6.5 ft bed on my truck I'd have to cut them at 4 ft and put them end to end if I did it.



Another thing is the jacks. I have 6x6's to put under the jacks because the trailer sets so high if I don't I pretty much max out all the jacks. Wonder why they put such short jacks on such a tall trailer? The 6x6's work ok on concrete, I guess they'll be ok on grass?
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We park on grass all winter in Florida. There is sometimes a bit of settling, but it has never been a major problem. We put boards under the wheels and use those orange blocks under the jacks.
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Lotta variables on parking in the grass, even gravel for that mater.
Has the RV park gotten a lot of rain lately?
How long will you be parked in the same place?

Can you Put the 2x8s on the floor in the trailer while traveling?

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Lotta variables on parking in the grass, even gravel for that mater.
Has the RV park gotten a lot of rain lately?
How long will you be parked in the same place?

Can you Put the 2x8s on the floor in the trailer while traveling?

Safe travels!
I don't know, it's 1,000 miles away. Going to be there 2 weeks this time.

My front compartment's pretty full, I think I'll just cut them to 4 ft and put them in my truck along with the 6x6's.
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We get our share of rain here in Florida. When it rains, it really comes down. We have not noticed any problems. For two weeks, I would not worry about it.
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cut the 2x 6s into 12 -18 " lengths max , it all you need.
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X2 it works well even on damp ground.
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cut the 2x 6s into 12 -18 " lengths max , it all you need.
harley is right.
There is no need to be hauling anything longer. Your tires only sit on a very short space.
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Forget all that lumber! Use these for all your leveling needs. I put two under the tongue jack also. They are lightweight, easy to hose off, and stackable. RV Leveling Blocks, 10 pack - Cp Technologies Company RKCW819010 - Chocks & Levelers - Camping World
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I will say I left a pair of those at a new park in houston when they sank into the mud so much I wasn't going to spend the time to pull them out

You can have those two... !!!!
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