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Old 03-20-2017, 06:45 PM   #15
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When I tried to find "level" with my MH I discovered the floor, countertops and the table were all slightly different.
I picked the countertop as a good place to set the level and always was happy. If I can't feel it, it's not far enough out to care.

But I kind of like this gadget for telling you "level".
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Old 03-22-2017, 03:03 PM   #16
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Not sure where you got the suggestion to level using the freezer floor, but the owner's manual says simply:

"The vehicle needs to be leveled only so it is comfortable to live in (no noticeable sloping of floor or walls)."

Thus, if you can walk around inside the trailer, and it does not feel out-of-level to you as a pedestrian, it is level enough for the fridge and freezer. The perceived need to level an Airstream precisely for the fridge is an anachronism left over from decades ago IMO.

How nose-high is your trailer [over its length] when the freezer floor is level?
I measured 3" nose up, at the frame, on a 30' F. C.
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I measured 3" nose up, at the frame.
Then I would guess that your freezer floor is not parallel to the frame of the trailer, and should not be used to get level IMO. If you level the trailer frame, is the fridge plumb along the hinge edge? Something seems out of whack. Sure your level is accurate? After getting level, when you swap the level end-for-end, do you get the same bubble reading?

Bottom line is as posted earlier. If the trailer feels level as you walk, the fridge will be OK.
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Old 03-22-2017, 04:00 PM   #18
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I was told to level my AS to the freezer floor of the 'fridge. So I did.
Now when I level the trailer, it sits a little nose high, (on a dedicated level pad), but the fridge is level. and I guess that's what counts.

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Original poster is asking about leveling when hitched and ready to tow, not when unhitched and parked
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Old 03-24-2017, 09:09 PM   #19
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Original poster is asking about leveling when hitched and ready to tow, not when unhitched and parked
True.
I have two little bubble levels on the A-frame, one on each side of the screw-jack.
But when the rig is all hooked up and ready to go, the bubbles are in the level.
The hitch is an Ezy-Lift, set up by Andy Thompson of CanAm, when I removed a Reese hitch, due to poor performance.
It works.
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When I tried to find "level" with my MH I discovered the floor, countertops and the table were all slightly different.
I picked the countertop as a good place to set the level and always was happy. If I can't feel it, it's not far enough out to care.

But I kind of like this gadget for telling you "level".
Yes, a very clever "gadget"....but for an Amazon price of $140 I'll let our friends with cash to burn be the buyers. The electric tongue jack I installed on my trailer has a single bubble level, sometimes called a pond bubble, built into the top of it. I find it works reasonably well. If I want to run a double check I lay my toolbox topedo level on the dinette top (don't want my dinner plate sliding off the table, ya know). Any small difference after that is too small to worry about.
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