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Old 02-28-2012, 04:01 PM   #15
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The take away I get from all this is: If you are comfortable with the level, so is your fridge.

I doubt any of us would tolerate that much out-of-level without doing something about it.
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In other words, you MH level would have to be pretty far out of wack before the refer wouldn't work properly. Just picture your MH going up a 6 % grade, and that will give you the picture.
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you mean if the "wife" is comfortable then the fridge is too.



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In other words, you MH level would have to be pretty far out of wack before the refer wouldn't work properly. Just picture your MH going up a 6 % grade, and that will give you the picture.
Percent and and degrees don't match up 45 degree slope is 50%, 90degree is 100% ( I think)
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you mean if the "wife" is comfortable then the fridge is too.
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Old 02-28-2012, 04:19 PM   #20
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Since I flunked out of first grade, I just used the manufacturers recommendation that if you're comfortable walking/living in your RV, so is your fridge.
X2 and is easier to remember than some of the other "rules"!
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level the countertop with an actual level or phone app. done.
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It's a little more then a schoach but less then a tad.

Sorry, I couldn't help myself.
Then it must be about an RTCH.
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Real high tech - when the half open bathroom stays put, it's level.
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Okay! So I have to admit that although I passed basic college algebra and business math, my mathematical genius is missing.

I keep reading in different RV manuals about not exceeding this degree or that degree, like the refrigerator should be within 6 degrees front to back, and 3 degrees side to side. (Did I get that right) And then I read in the leveling system manual that the "Typical coach level capability is 0.3 degrees from side to side and front to rear."

So can someone equate those numbers to inches on a coach with a 242" wheelbase and overall length of 40 feet.

Engineers and math professor's most welcome to answer - please.
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Sometimes you may be parked on a sloped parking lot and prefer not to level. Knowing the numbers gives you some idea as to whether you have to or not.
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DuhI guess I will just find a half way level site and then put the jacks down. I also guess that I won't go up-hill for to long.
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I'm just looking for the formula. Now I'm just more confused. I don't know a RTCH from a TAD.

I'm not looking for level gents, I'm looking for how degrees is equal inches for a 40ft MH, 8.5 ft wide.

RJay, the 0.3 degrees of a typical coach level capability is from page 3 of the Kwikee, Level Best Operation Guide.

So let us assume that a 40 ft MH is 3 degrees side to side, and 3 degrees front to back. How much is that in inches?

Same equation for 1 degree, 2 degrees, 3, degrees, 4, degrees (if i'm more than that I'll move)

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Since I flunked out of first grade, I just used the manufacturers recommendation that if you're comfortable walking/living in your RV, so is your fridge.
Mine lives there, but I've never seen it walk around in there. If I remember in the morning, I will go get the level my DW got me for Christmas and set the numbers in it and tell you how far up one end of a four foot level actually is at Wayne's number point.
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