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Old 09-02-2015, 12:40 AM   #11
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Ripped one last year in the wind. It has been very windy this summer traveling through Wyoming and Montana. If the wind gets really bad I pull all 3 slides in about 2/3 of the way. We have slept in that state several nights this summer. I worry when I am away from the rig. I do like them as they keep things a bit cooler and much cleaner. Some also flap in the wind, can be annoying when sleeping.
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Old 09-02-2015, 02:20 AM   #12
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Just be careful if retracting after ice storm.....a couple years ago in MS had 2 inch sheet of ice on mine.....a 3x6 sheet 2 inches thick can do some damage falling from 10 feet.....I always watch the slides go in so got first hand view......make sure all clear below.....as hoses and electrical are usually in that area.....even the 6 x 8 sheet on TV bed cover can damage when you push it off.....
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Old 09-02-2015, 04:46 AM   #13
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Just be careful if retracting after ice storm.....a couple years ago in MS had 2 inch sheet of ice on mine.....a 3x6 sheet 2 inches thick can do some damage falling from 10 feet.....I always watch the slides go in so got first hand view......make sure all clear below.....as hoses and electrical are usually in that area.....even the 6 x 8 sheet on TV bed cover can damage when you push it off.....
I was at Fort Bragg NC had an ice storm was getting ready to leave and THe slides are my last thing to pull in. Load and behold. I heard this Tremendous snap and crash had ice about an 1" thick on it. My point of the story is that how would I get that ice off the slide roof without a topper....
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I was at Fort Bragg NC had an ice storm was getting ready to leave and THe slides are my last thing to pull in. Load and behold. I heard this Tremendous snap and crash had ice about an 1" thick on it. My point of the story is that how would I get that ice off the slide roof without a topper....
Why would anybody try to leave a C/G if there was/had been a Ice storm anyway? Just sit tight and have a Drink! Youroo!!
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Why would anybody try to leave a C/G if there was/had been a Ice storm anyway? Just sit tight and have a Drink! Youroo!!
Because, NC is not Ohio, Do you guy's have plows besides what your use to clean the pig pens out up there? Some States use there gas tax monies. In Ohio the politicians just line there pockets...
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Old 09-02-2015, 11:21 AM   #16
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I also worry about the toppers in high wind. We had a strong storm here on the OR coast a week ago. 60mph wind gusts included. We spent the night with the 3 slides pulled in. Better to be safe than sorry. Toppers are not cheap.


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