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Old 08-09-2014, 07:47 AM   #41
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Ah. Good point Bob. That is so true about the only think mattering is the fridge. lol.

Can't believe I missed that point. Thanks for pointing that out.

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Old 08-09-2014, 07:48 AM   #42
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Thanks guys. Hopefully there isn't anything wrong...it's brand new.

Also, I shouldn't try to level with the stabilizers correct? I heard that is a bad idea.
Right. They just stabilize a bit. Always level with wood/blocks/etc for side to side and the front jack for front to back.

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Old 08-09-2014, 09:40 AM   #43
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Thanks guys. Hopefully there isn't anything wrong...it's brand new.

Also, I shouldn't try to level with the stabilizers correct? I heard that is a bad idea.

Stabilizers are just for stabilizing. If you force them to level you will end up warping the frame which can then cause misalignment issues with your front door.


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Old 08-09-2014, 10:32 AM   #44
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I guess I should have emphasised that point when mentioning over-tightened stabilizer jacks. As has been already pointed out, DO NOT level with stabilizer jacks. I just tighten mine until I see just a slight lift of the frame (maybe a 1/4", or so) and stop. I use my cordless drill with a speed socket until they just contact the ground, then finish the job with the supplied hand crank so as to not over-tighten. A speed socket is the best $8 investment a lazy man can make.
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Old 08-09-2014, 11:47 AM   #45
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Thanks guys. Hopefully there isn't anything wrong...it's brand new.

Also, I shouldn't try to level with the stabilizers correct? I heard that is a bad idea.

Correct. Level with the tongue jack (leveling legs on the front of a 5er), then just snug up (stabilize) with the rear stabilizers.
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Not sure about Androids, bit iPhone users have a level built into the phone. Open the compass and swipe across it. Voila!
I like to level at the range cooktop. That way the cooking oil doesn't run to one corner of the pan. 8-)



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Old 08-09-2014, 12:20 PM   #46
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I use one like this.

His Glassworks - Bulls-Eye Bubble Level

Just put it on the bottom of the fridge.
I also use a Bulls-Eye bubble level in a few spots along with checking how the bathroom door opens & closes. I often camp on pavement which isn't too unleveled to start with.
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Old 08-09-2014, 06:18 PM   #47
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A BAL leveler is a great thing to have. It not only helps you level side to side but also acts as a wheel chock. Check amazon, about $90 or so.
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Ok guys, another question about the levels...I have the stick on kind, but I can attach them permanently with screws. Where would be best to mount these? Is it safe to drill a couple of holes in the body of the box to mount these?
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Not sure where to mount them but if you drill holes MAKE SURE YOU CAULK THEM so they dont leak
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