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    Default Adjustable cabin supports to level foundation

    What are others out there using for adjustable cabin supports? I want to put them in incase I need to jack up or lower in beams to level.

    Here is one for industrial activity and is cost prohibitive . Is there Something similar for residential?

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    I prefer to just to jack and insert shim stock. It provides a more stable foundation than having your structure teetering up on a few rods of all-thread.
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    The only thing readily available is 4" and 6" brackets that are just a saddle with a piece of 3/4" all thread on them. I am also not a big fan of my building resting on a bunch of all thread and washers.
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    Glad I don't have that problem.
    If my cabin shifts the world has bigger issues!!!

    My place it pinned to solid 4 billion year old granite!!!!

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    Maybe these would work for your application?

    http://www.loghelp.com/c-40-log-home-screw-jacks.aspx

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    This guy made some for me. I use them on a 20 x 30 1 1/2 story cabin.

    http://www.friesenscustomcabins.com/photopag.htm

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    In some older MN lake home retrofits poured oversized pads that allowed the placement of a jack next to the post but under the beam.
    Jack and shim as needed off a stable platform.
    The best solution is a non moving foundation.

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