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Old 09-18-2019, 08:47 AM   #1
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Suggestions for possible slide issues?

My GT has a very long slide...about 20 feet. It uses the schwintek in wall system for movement. Recently when going out after sitting for a few weeks I noticed a little struggle and it seems to come from the center of it where there is the most weight (fridge etc...) I can see wear under the slide on that one roller. Where the roller would be when the slide is retracted I can feel a slight divot. I assume that all the friction from driving (potholes etc...) over time has caused this. I am tempted to put a small piece of flashing over the worn area to try and slow the wear but wanted to check here to see if anyone might have a better solution. The divot is not too deep yet but I think it will only get worse.
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Old 09-18-2019, 01:09 PM   #2
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bclinton,

We would be happy to assist you with your 2017 Georgetown 3 Series GT3. Because your ongoing satisfaction is very important to us, we invite you to contact Nicholas Hoover in our Customer service department through the following personalized and direct link: http://www.forestriverinc.com/Direct...44116788633158.

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We would be happy to assist you with your 2017 Georgetown 3 Series GT3. Because your ongoing satisfaction is very important to us, we invite you to contact Nicholas Hoover in our Customer service department through the following personalized and direct link: http://www.forestriverinc.com/Direct...44116788633158.

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Thanks, I just sent an email to him. I appreciate it!
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Old 09-19-2019, 05:26 AM   #4
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I have the same issue on my 2016 on the long slide
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Old 09-19-2019, 08:07 AM   #5
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I have the same issue on my 2016 on the long slide
Have you noticed it getting "stuck" trying to extend it?
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Old 09-19-2019, 03:57 PM   #6
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We had underside slide damage for a different reason and Nick Hoover pointed the dealer at some metal plates that get installed between the rollers and the bottom. They'll get installed in a month so I do not have any pictures, though. I suspect they're similar to Guardian Plates: Guardian Plates | TALIN Manufacturing

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Old 09-19-2019, 05:16 PM   #7
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I talked to him today. He is going to send them to me. I am going to see what is involved to install them and give it a shot to avoid leaving the RV at a dealer.
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Have you noticed it getting "stuck" trying to extend it?


It has not got stuck but does have drag to start
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Old 09-24-2019, 04:54 PM   #9
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So....looks like I am going to try the install myself. Hopefully they will be here this week. Looks like a lot of work but nothing requiring too much expertise or equipment that I don't already have. I am curious if there is anyone that has already done this.....did you use an adhesive like liquid nails on the plate to help with rigidity to the bottom of the slide?
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Old 09-24-2019, 10:37 PM   #10
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Our large slide in the 329DS got hung up this weekend while on a trip and wouldn't extend out. I think it was slightly low on hydraulic fluid. After seeing this post, I went out to check the bottom of the slide. It turns out that some sheet metal was installed over the outside roller path at each end (prior owner must have done it). There is definitely a divot at the end where the roller sits which must have hung it up in the first place.Click image for larger version

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