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Posted: 05/19/21 07:51pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I'm not sure if I searched for the wrong subject, but I wasn't able to find anything there.

I would like to know what, if anything, others have found to work as good weight distribution devices you use when supporting your campers on soft ground with the jack stands, to keep them from sinking in?

Thanks again in advance!

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I use about foot stall mat squares, but also squares of plywood work as well.


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Lumber, plywood, those plastic leveling blocks, um that about covers it.


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Squares of plywood


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Thanks guys....simple....inexpensive.....my kind of solution!!

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Lots of difference. How much weight? Will there be any movement? How soft is the ground? How long will it set, will water/plywood cause problems? Do you want the load to slip on the plate?
Under the front jacks will running over the bases cause issues? If so, that plate must be larger to hold off-center load.

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^Mole hill, meet mountain...lol

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Grit dog wrote:

^Mole hill, meet mountain...lol


Refreshingly, Capt Obvious has arrived... lol


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I had to go back and search a ways back on amazon, had these camco jack pads for a while now, they work great on the sand.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005BNZ9UM/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_VXRSWJF5GQYXT5R8T6P3?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1


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I use a chunk of 2x8 about 1' long. Those plastic jack pads and snap-together ramps are too slippery and allow the camper to 'walk' if the lift or lower is uneven. A weathered 2x8 has plenty of grip.

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