Our 8528 has the rocker/recliners across the back. Our PDI didn't explain the straps either, we figured that out ourselves. We will *always* strap the recliners in, and use a small pillow between the recliner lever and the wall to prevent marking the wall, thanks to a tip from "jurczeck" yeah, I know I slaughtered the name, sorry!
I put the felt sticky pads on the bottoms of the feet so moving them is a snap and won't leave marks on the flooring over time.
I absolutely love the rocker/recliners, much more than the theatre recliners in the V-Lite, so much so that eventually I'd like to remove the sleep number style love seat and put in two more of the rocker/recliners in that area, even though that love seat *is* more comfortable than the sofa in the V-Lite. It's just the two of us so an additional sleeping area isn't a want or need.
I agree that having non-anchored chairs in the path of a slider is not smart on the designers' part, especially with so little clearance allowed.
If age is a state of mind, and I've lost my mind, I'm AGELESS, right?
Give me 40 acres and I'll turn this rig around:
Flagstaff 5er 2014 8528 IKWS
, Platinum Package, Regency Interior "Buffy"
F250 Super Duty 2013
Tuxedo Black "Biff"
Days camped 2014