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Old 11-22-2012, 09:13 PM   #1
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Question How level is level enough?

I remember camping as a kid and taking forever to get it just right. I the days before mounted stabilizers we just used screw jacks and wood cribbing.

That made me wonder, how level is really level enough?
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Old 11-22-2012, 10:52 PM   #2
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If it's within the lines of my 2' level it's good enough for me. You'll still have to level it side to side with blocking, legos, etc and front to back with the tongue jack. The front and rear stabilizers are not for levelling...they're to stop movement.

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Old 11-22-2012, 11:01 PM   #3
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For the fridge to work properly, it has to be level. I used a bulls eye level in the bottom of the fridge, then put the levels on the outside.
As Dave_Monica stated the jacks are stabilizer jacks not lifting jacks. Level from side to side then you can level end to end with the tongue jack.
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Old 11-22-2012, 11:16 PM   #4
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Level

It was mentioned that if fridge is on side of trailer then front to rear bubble between the lines.......side to side not as critical, but I still try.
If fridge on the end as in rear kitchen side to side bubble between the lines.....front to rear try to be between the lines....if a door moves and won t stay put.....better try harder......good luck......
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Old 11-22-2012, 11:33 PM   #5
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For the fridge to work properly, it has to be level. I used a bulls eye level in the bottom of the fridge, then put the levels on the outside.
As Dave_Monica stated the jacks are stabilizer jacks not lifting jacks. Level from side to side then you can level end to end with the tongue jack.
I put the level in the fridge as well. I have found our fridge to be mounted a tiny bit off so I always level to that vs. the trailer itself.
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Old 11-23-2012, 09:57 AM   #6
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If my bedroom door swings shut, gotta try again. It' more of a comfort thing than anything else. The fifth wheel has been a lot easier to level than the TT we had. A lot faster to setup too.
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Old 11-23-2012, 10:21 AM   #7
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"fridge", "fridge", "fridge" - keeps popping up - it's the one indicator that'll let ya know that your rig isn't leveled correctly.....Bill
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Old 11-23-2012, 02:14 PM   #8
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I'm pretty fussy as after a few drinks I prefer to not walk on slopes when my mind thinks the terrain is level!
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Old 11-24-2012, 02:39 PM   #9
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So far this year I have not had to put any kind of blocks under the tires on my Puma. I have been selective in the spots that I have been in. We camped at one, right side was a little low, I backed up about 6 inches and all was good. I have small levels on the front, both sides, on the rear frame and one in the middle near the spare tire. I also use a small level to check things inside. I downloaded a phone app that has a level on it, tells me which corner to raise, front or back. RV companion, free.
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..I have small levels on the front, both sides, on the rear frame and one in the middle near the spare tire. I also use a small level to check things inside. I downloaded a phone app that has a level on it..
with that many "levels" your rig can't possibly ever be level - just from weight alone.....Bill
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