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Old 06-02-2023, 06:36 AM   #57
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Bathroom door and dryer door stay open.

If the dryer door stays open that's good enough.
If the bathroom door and the dryer door stay open that's perfect.

For me level is a functional thing. I really don't care about the slant of the floor but how the stuff in the coach works.

If the dryer door swings shut I hit my head on it moving the closet from the washer.

If the bathroom door swings shut it is a slight inconvenience.
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Old 06-02-2023, 02:23 PM   #58
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LevelMatePRO

I love a level coach and with a full length slide out on our Windsport 34F itís vital for good slide operation. Iíve found that using the auto level is insufficient to predict for the lean induced by the slide being extended.

With the LevelMatePRO Iíve calibrated it for the lean so in fact the passenger side is about a half inch low prior to extension.

This device combined with a pair of ramps for the tires gives me a good level result without running around with a bubble level which only measures the level at that one particular spot.
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Old 06-02-2023, 03:03 PM   #59
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We are very high tech, doors (bathroom and fridge) and a tennis ball. I am really sensitive to ear balance....I know if it is out of kilter.
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Old 06-02-2023, 03:08 PM   #60
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I use my wife..."Hey are we level enough?"

When she says "Yes" we're level enough.
Winner. It is what I do as well. Unless you are way off, the refer is fine. Fine tuning is personal preference. My wife likes b d slightly tilted feet down, which means rain and condensate drain off the roof where I like, so win win.

Since I know where it should end up I use a cheap bubble dot. Set it on the floor between the seats and use the Bigfoot system.
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A 1" bubble. Cheapest and very accurate.
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What do the fridge manufacturer's say? 1-2, 3-4, 5=6 degrees in which direction. I have heard all the above and more. I set up per the auto function and keep track how it cools.
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What do the fridge manufacturer's say? 1-2, 3-4, 5=6 degrees in which direction. I have heard all the above and more. I set up per the auto function and keep track how it cools.
Over a 10' length one degree is a 2" height deference. Seems like a lot.
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What do the fridge manufacturer's say? 1-2, 3-4, 5=6 degrees in which direction. I have heard all the above and more. I set up per the auto function and keep track how it cools.
Direct from the manufacturers installation manual (this verbage is from Norcold):

"The refrigerator is made to operate within 3 degrees off level side-to-side and 6 degrees off level front-to-back (as looking at the front of the refrigerator). Operating it at more than these limits can cause damage to the cooling system and create a risk of personal injury or property damage. Make sure the vehicle is level before you operate the refrigerator."

Dometic manuals only state "the vehicle needs to be leveled so as to be comfortable to live in". It also adds that when the vehicle is in motion the leveling is not so critical, as the rolling and pitching of the vehicle will keep the ammonia from accumulating in the evaporator tubing.

Considering manufacturers build in considerable idiot-proof leeway into their products and inherent "cover our butt" protection, the general rule is if you can comfortably walk sit and sleep in the camper the fridge is going to be fine.
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