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Old 06-15-2014, 12:00 PM   #1
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Bubble Level Placement

I have a small TT and I would like to mount a bubble level, but I'm not sure where to mount it. I'd like to mount it directly to the front of the trailer. But, is that the best placement? I appreciate any advice...
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Old 06-15-2014, 12:07 PM   #2
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If I was going to mount one I would mount it so it can be seem from a mirror.
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Old 06-15-2014, 12:14 PM   #3
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Best thing to do is use the longest level you can find to get the camper perfectly or as close to perfectly level and then check in various locations to double check.
Then mount bubble levels where they can be located easily.
One on the side for front to rear then one on the front for side to side.

Remember if mounted in the middle of the camper vs the ends a little bit off in the middle will be quite a bit on the ends.

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Mine are on the front in the center, and on the side, toward the front.
I used a 4' level inside to check several places (front, center, rear) to get "Level". With the level on the side wall toward the front corner, I can check it easy when leveling front to back.

I just replaced my front level with a larger one.

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Old 06-15-2014, 02:50 PM   #5
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Mounted ours on the front right above the pin box so I can see it from the rv mirror while backing into a site.
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Old 06-15-2014, 03:09 PM   #6
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on my v lite there is nowhere to mount normal levels. I put a t level on the hitch and a bulls eye level sits on kitchen cupboard,,
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Old 06-15-2014, 04:18 PM   #7
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I have a small TT and I would like to mount a bubble level, but I'm not sure where to mount it. I'd like to mount it directly to the front of the trailer. But, is that the best placement? I appreciate any advice...
I second the advice about using a big level. Take a few minutes now to do this properly and enjoy much easier leveling from now on. Put the big level in the middle of the floor and get your camper level front to back and side to side. Then place the bubble level near the tongue jack and mount it so it is level (to match the large level inside). You will have to get out of the tow vehicle to check the side-to-side level, which you will do first. Then you can raise or lower the tongue jack while looking at the bubble level. This way, you will do minimal walking while checking and adjusting.
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