Levelling

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  1. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    We were in Derbyshire on a C & CC and the ground was described by the Sherpa as having a slight slope.

    Anyhow, after trying three pitches we ended up on the edge of the 4 level Milenco blocks supported by wooden blocks, it was barely level.

    Any tips as to how far you would go to level it out, is there any other ideas as to how to get level, I am not thinking about expensive levelling systems.

    Do campsite owners need to do more?
     
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  2. Speve

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    I would think if you are still not level after that the owners need to do a bit more it's getting a bit dodgy when you are putting levellers on top of wood blocks. H & S methinks.
     
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    We stayed on a couple of CL's in Dorset where I struggled to get level - at one I found if I parked at a jaunty angle I could get level - probably not an option on a Club Site though. We need to be level as one of us cant sleep unless the bed is dead level.
     
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    This is the worst one we have ever come across.

    Llanystumdwy Camping and Caravanning Club Site

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    Its like pitching on the side of Everest.
     
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  5. Welsh girl

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    We've been on a few like that. The one we're on in Jersey now we're up on the top of our milenco quads.
    Makes stepping out of the Van hazardous. And we're still not completely level.
     
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    You could always let the tyres down on one side
     
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    I think most pitches are designed with caravans in mind where levelling (especially if you can swing the van) isn't really an issue.
     
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    My van generally requires lifting at the front even on level ground. If the pitch is really way off level it's sometimes beneficial for me to turn the van around. Downside, (my van has a rear lounge) my view may sometimes be compromised.
     
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    Bits of wood liberated from the local skip while in the Alps for Le Tour !!!


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    and a Rapido Funster not quite getting it right ;)


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    If the wine / beer stays on the table I don't care

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    I don't bother with levelling most of the time.

    I don't really see the point.
     
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    If ours aint levelish... The shower becomes a mare to drain.. Even with two plug holes... As does drainage of sinks etc... And cooking too...

    However... Each to their own:)
     
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    err because the fridge wont work on gas on a slope and its uncomfortable in bed
     
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    As has been said many times before, do you sleep in a bed at home that isn't level? Me thinks not.
     
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    Hook up to EHU and have a few bevvies.

    Err never had a problem
     
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    Hydraulic jacks, wheels as far in the air as you like.

    Can't fault them, even Mrs F think they were money well spent.

    Martin
     
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    I forgot the ramps once. Bit of head scratching I must admit, but in the end I just drove onto the wife for the night. Wives can be very handy when motorhoming. (y)
     
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    It is level enough for him......... nobody had the heart to tell him the blocks were on the wrong side, poor little lamb...;)
     
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    I've seen the Cloggies, (our very good friends from the Netherlands) dig holes in pitches in Spain in order to drop the wheel to make the unit sit level.
    Can't imagine what the Warders, sorry Site Managers at a Club site would say.:mad:
     
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    Personally I've always found one of these useful.

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