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Old 05-07-2014, 04:05 PM   #11
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Do they hold the escape window open so you can get out?

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Old 05-07-2014, 04:17 PM   #12
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I can't tell if everyone is joking, because these have been discussed so many times, or actually think that's what they are.

So to ruin all the fun...they are "Travel Locks" for the slide rooms. In case of slide out issues, you may have to manually bring the slide in, you put these between the wall and the slide fascia to hold the slide in (since on a schwintec you have removed the motors to push the slide in)

<or of course you can use them between the mattress and the ceiling...until someone lays on said mattress and comes tumbling down>

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Old 05-07-2014, 08:06 PM   #13
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Are you kidding? You already got the answer they are slider stops. They are meant to be positioned behind the top of your slide out when it is in the pulled in position and you are traveling. They are a safety precaution in case your slide out decides to fly out while you are on the road. The dealer told me he had never seen this happen on a slide out that is track driven and I should throw them away which I did. The problem occurs if you have them in place and forget and try and open your slide they can go right through the wall of your coach. Funny pictures in the fridge.
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Old 05-07-2014, 08:18 PM   #14
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Old 05-07-2014, 09:30 PM   #15
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I posted a pic several months ago of a 5er that had them blocking the slide open, on the outside but can't find it now.

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Old 05-12-2014, 11:24 PM   #16
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My dealer told me they are for the slides. You squeeze em between the wall an the slide frame to prevent the slide from accidentally deploying while you drive( which by the way happened to me with the back slide)
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Old 05-13-2014, 01:03 AM   #17
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we have a pair; we use them to hold can goods in the pantry...... we have 4 shelves, but the trailer only came with two......
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:53 AM   #18
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I have an 8 and 4 year old that sleep above the cab. These sticks fit perfectly between the mattress and roof to keep the kids from falling out at night. There is just enough tension to keep them snug and the track for the curtain and lip at the outer portion of the mattress makes it impossible for my kids to knock them out.

I looked at the big box stores for something that would keep my kids from rolling off the bunk and found nothing. I thought about making my own, but I've got to say, these slideout blocks are the ticket.
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Old 05-13-2014, 09:45 AM   #19
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bclemens, we just picked up our 2015 Solera 24R and don't have these - should we have received them? I specifically asked our dealer if there were any transit bars for the slides, and he said no.
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Old 05-13-2014, 09:53 AM   #20
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Slider block bars? Huge topic of discussion here at times.
I WIN! I was first to give the correct answer.

Even though we didn't have these on the V-Lite and don't have them on our 5er.

I just remember the huge pro/con discussions about them.


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