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Old 02-28-2013, 08:42 AM   #1
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Using Levels

how many of you guys use a level on the sides and front/back when setting up your trailer

mine is fiberglass so a magnetic one wont work...but i hate the fact of attaching ones to mine by screwing it in to the camper...

any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:50 AM   #2
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I have 2 stick on levels on both my campers.
They're a couple $$ each, cheap.
Front to back and side to side.
I locate them on the corner so I can see them easily while cranking trailer.

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Old 02-28-2013, 09:03 AM   #3
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I have the small ones mounted on the front corner of my 5er but also use a 2' level placed inside on the linoleum floor and check it front to back and left to right. I have read that its important to get it level for proper refrigerator operation (as well as comfort).
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Old 02-28-2013, 10:12 AM   #4
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Yes it's important to have your RV level so that the refrigerator works properly. Here's what I did when we first got our trailer. I leveled the trailer in our driveway using one of these levels in the freezer compartment on the frig:
http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...ye-level/47658

Then knowing my trailer was level I bought these levels to stick in the trailer. One in front to measure side to side and the other on the side of the trailer to measure front to back. http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...set-of-2/47550

Now I just take a quick look and presto I'm done.
Happy trails,
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Old 02-28-2013, 10:20 AM   #5
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I do not like the stick on levels. I am always concerned that over time they will be bumped or sag, due to heat, gravity, or someone playing with them. I installed a nice round 2-axis bubble level on the tongue of the HTT right in front of the tongue jack. This way I can see both axis instantaneously, as I unhook.

To install it;
After leveling the HTT (extremely accurately), I used a dollop silicone adhesive to secure the round bubble level and adjusted it until it was level.

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Old 02-28-2013, 11:10 AM   #6
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I like the EZ Level by RV Innovations. You just set it on the floor of the RV, press start, and the low areas light up red. When all is level, all lights turn green. Available from Camping World, Amazon, and sometimes Ebay.
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Old 02-28-2013, 03:04 PM   #7
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No stick-on's....., for campsite leveling I use a carpenter's level that I place on the floor just inside the entry door.

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Old 02-28-2013, 03:25 PM   #8
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I do the same thing. I have a 4ft level and when I'm setting up, usually I'll place it on a horizontal piece of external trim or something to give me a ballpark level. Then I open the door and place it on the floor and finish the deal, leveling front to back, side to side, quick and simple. Make sure you lay the level on linoleum, not carpet. Terry
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We do have stick on's that I use to "get it close" then I get out the 4 ft level.
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You can also get a bubble level on your I-Phone or Android phone. There are several available so if you are interested, do an app search for level-up or bubble level.
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