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Old 05-27-2023, 06:29 AM   #1
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What device do you use to check level?

Curious about what others do to manually check if coach is level.

To double check that my coach's system truly obtained level, I use a measuring device. I used to use a 16" long contractors level. The air bubble sometimes separates or gets stuck, thus shaking required. Lately I have been using iPhone apps "Bubble Level" and "Level".

With the contractors level, I check side-to-side in the front and back and check front to rear in the middle of the coach.

With the apps, since the phone is not long enough to straddle a decent length, I put it down in various locations until I am comfortable that I am level. Besides having a graphic of a bubble level, it gives readings to the nearest degree. The attached screenshot is of a mid-coach location.

What do you use?
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Old 05-27-2023, 06:41 AM   #2
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I use bubble level app to get it approximately level.
Then wife checks either the fridge door or bathroom door to fine tune as they are the same in our coach. That's the only thing that matters so those don't go banging to the stops if we let go of a door.
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Old 05-27-2023, 06:49 AM   #3
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The automatic leveling got it pretty close. Then I used a small round Bubble level at the same spot on the floor to fine tune it. To confirm, I'd open the refrigerator door to see if it wanted to swing open or shut. Adjust if needed and forget it.
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Old 05-27-2023, 06:57 AM   #4
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If the door to the toilet area will stay half way open, then my coach is level.

I manually level using the indicators on the control pad of my HWH 625. When the lights go out, it is close. After that, I tweak it based on the door staying open.
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I use a 16 ď carpenter level like you. I do the front both ways then the back. As long as the bubble is inside the two black linesÖ itís good. Donít think youíll ever get it exactly perfect.
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Old 05-27-2023, 07:06 AM   #6
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Another Vote for the "Bubble Level App"! Works well, & the readout in degrees, just verifies the level!

Another thing is if the half-bath door stays "half-way" when opened, it is very,very close to level!
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Yup. I use Bubble Level app as well. The HWH auto level is pretty close, but not dead on. However, I feel close is good enough.

I have had to adjust the auto level a few times. I need to put a dab of something to keep those bolts from moving due to all the road bouncing.
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I don’t usually check for level after the automatic leveling system operates on my coach. It generally gets things close enough for me.

When I owned my Airstream travel trailer, I used a device called the LevelMate Pro. It was great because I could see when I was level on an app on my phone while I backed the trailer onto the leveling blocks.
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The coach levels itself, if I notice itís got the refer or bath door swinging I figure out whatís wrong.
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What device do you use to check level?

Having a residential fridge, we rely on how both the main fridge and freezer doors remain open, then we know we are level. We use the manual system for side to side and front to back for the initial set up as the auto system takes too long and usually sets the coach up higher. Works for us.
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The cheap Camco triangle two way level. Think it was 6 bucks. Nice and small and works great.
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If you haven't figured it out yet, the cheapest and most reliable level indicators are the refrigerator and bathroom doors. No need to purchase anything else as they are always correct.
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If the door to the toilet area will stay half way open, then my coach is level.

I manually level using the indicators on the control pad of my HWH 625. When the lights go out, it is close. After that, I tweak it based on the door staying open.
Which way the door swings never fails.

Always hilarious watching people running around using carpenters levels at various points, as if one point is going to be different from another.

2007 trailer here, so no automatic leveling. A sailboat inclinometer just above the leg switches for fwd to aft level & another on the front for side to side.

Simple.

The final test is which way the eggs slide in the pan the next morning.
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