Levellers and chocks

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  1. Kait

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    We'll be collecting our very first motorhome(a Hymer B584, built in 2000) in a couple of weeks and need to buy some levellers and chocks for a night's stopover on our maiden voyage home. Suggestions for ones to buy and ones to avoid will be very welcome. Or are they all much of a muchness? Thanks in advance and Happy New Year!
     
  2. davidbaldam

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    We tend not to use them, if it's just an over night stop, as long as the slope is not to bad I can live with it. Most sites are level but it's handy to have a set, just it case. :xThumb:
     
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    I used the Millenco Quatro on my previous van, they are slightly larger than the little three step yellow Fiamma ones but they come in a neat carry bag and stood up well to the bashing I gave them with my 4.5 tonne Geist Silver Spirit.
     
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  4. Debs

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    I agree with Popeye, we've recently bought the Quatros and find them so much easier to use....that could be subconsious though, knowing that you have that little bit longer leveller without worrying about going off the top. I'd even use them if I needed to on my own:)

    One thing though, they are quite heavy......
     
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    We use the milenco ones, dont be without a set , we were up on third step over christmas ,and use them frequently, enjoy , we are looking forward to our new van in feb , ours will go with us.
    Enjoy.
     
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    Milenco Triples have been fine for us for the last 6 years. They take up a bit less storage, are marginally shorter and cheaper and even managed to get us level at Shell Island !
     
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    Join the Masons...

    Always on the level.

    JJ :xcool:
     
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    There are other levellers on the market at about twenty pounds, which are quite sufficient considering they are used infrequently.
     
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    Like a few others here. We have Milenco Quattros. They are bulky but have four stage levelling and are nice and wide. I used to keep a spirit level in the van but now use an app on my iPhone instead. Works a treat. Gary
     
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    As @Popeye say's Milenco Quattro's , that's what we use, I also take one fiamma yellow medium on the other axle, but that 's me being a bit pedantic about being level or (should her indoors say's)
     
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  13. Kevan

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    We use Milenco Triples have been fine for us, and lighter than the quattro's, don't use them a lot but handy to have, also use air suspension to help level, good thing about the quattro's less worry about going to far and dropping of the back.
     
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    +1 for Millenco Quattros
     
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    Milenco quattros for us. As stated they are quite large especially in our PVC but we just stick them under the van if we don't need them. You will sleep a lot better if your van is level.
     
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    If your house wasnt built level you would soon be onto the builder so why accept it in a motorhome ?
     
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    Always on the level Fiddle.
     
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  18. Kait

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    Many thanks for all the help and advice, as always. We've just ordered the Milenco Quattros online for £40 including delivery.
     
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    We moved from a caravan to a motor home to get away from all faffing about with steadies, levellers, waste water/fresh water. Our last motor home sloped forward on level ground and we just put up with it rather get the ramps out every time. Our present one feels level on level ground which I regard as basic design criteria.
    I have a pair of cheap ones for unavoidable situations.
     
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    We don't bother with levellers/chocks either but have, on occasions, found a fair bit of entertainment out of watching others trying to position themselves on them.
     
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