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Old 07-31-2015, 07:13 PM   #1
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slide seal maintenance

Anyone have any suggestions on how to apply chemicals/preservatives to the top of the slide seals under the slide topper? How do you reach to the inside?


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Old 07-31-2015, 11:24 PM   #2
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I just use a rag. If I wipe the outside seals first it gets pretty saturated. I spray some protectant under the outer seal to the inner and wipe it with the rag. I've found it does a great job.


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Old 08-01-2015, 12:15 AM   #3
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For those tough to reach places, I have seen one member post that he wraps some socks around an extension pole.
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Old 08-01-2015, 09:56 AM   #4
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Aerospace 303 applied by spraying on and wiping down with a clean sponge. Use the 303 on your tires too! It's like sunscreen for premature sidewall aging and cracking.
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Old 08-01-2015, 12:55 PM   #5
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It's not so easy as just spray and wipe when talking about the top seal under the slide out cover. I have done mine from a ladder but I can't reach all the way. I guess the good news is they are protected so the treatment isn't as important.
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Old 08-01-2015, 01:28 PM   #6
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It's not so easy as just spray and wipe when talking about the top seal under the slide out cover. I have done mine from a ladder but I can't reach all the way. I guess the good news is they are protected so the treatment isn't as important.

Phil, I took a new tennis ball, put a hole in it and screwed onto one of telescoping wash poles. Saturated the tennis ball and coated the gasket. I'm anal, I know!
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Old 08-01-2015, 03:23 PM   #7
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Well, I took one of those telescoping wash poles and taped a padded sock to it, saturated it with 303 and did the best I could to cover the seals. I think next time I am going to try to fix a sponge on the end and saturate it before using. Thanks for all of the suggestions.


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Old 08-04-2015, 01:43 PM   #8
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I sprayed the silicone/lubricant on one of those short paint rollers for smooth surfaces and used an extension handle. Worked great.
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Old 08-04-2015, 01:54 PM   #9
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Which Aerospace 303 Product

Which Aerospace 303 product is best for slide seals. They make several including 303 Aerospace Cleaner, 303 Aerospace Protectant, 303 Vinyl & Fabric Convertible Top Cleaner and 303 Fabric Guard?
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Old 08-04-2015, 07:28 PM   #10
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Aerospace 303 Protectorant is best for the seals, tires and dashboard of the coach. IMO


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