Originally Posted by gljurczyk
I still do not understand why they use the tape, Rockwood and Flagstaff line uses plastic material for the edges? Do you have rollers or a neo- prime 6" bar that it travels over? It's about 4" wide and about 1" going up the side with a strip seal on the outside. I can't see how tape can hold up. I would order the strips from FR and install them. They just staple them to the bottom. It baffles me that they can't find you guy's a solution to your problem...
I still do not understand why they use the tape, Rockwood and Flagstaff line uses plastic material for the edges?
Do you have rollers or a neo- prime 6" bar that it travels over? It's about 4" wide and about 1" going up the side with a strip seal on the outside.
No rollers on either of the 2 superslides. There is a plastic bar threshold or plastic strip running the width of the slide. The slide is dragged across this bar. I call it a frictional slide-out.
I can't see how tape can hold up.
It dont hold up.
I would order the strips from FR and install them.
Thats the plan, when at the chi town show I was looking for the kind I wanted. People must have thought I was crazy looking at the bottom of the slide outs there.
Most units that I seen there that use this underside do have plastic wear strips! There are a couple of other brands that dont use it but most did or had something better/else on the bottom.
They just staple them to the bottom.
This method of attaching the strip to the slide out was 1 of prime times concerns. Staples would pull out and do damage or 2 the holes from the staples would allow a entry for moister to the laminated bottom or wood depending on which slide they were installed on. The flooring inside the unit could get damage from the wear strips. Installation of said strips would void that part of my warranty.
It baffles me that they can't find you guy's a solution to your problem.
how do you think I feel
At this time PT does not think my wear is a problem. They called it normal wear. I have a different opinion! This tape method is like having to check the caulk on your unit and take the action needed.
I said before and I will say it again , The folks at PT have been great! Shane and the rvguy have been awsum! All my other issues they take care of with my dealer no problems, just not this one!!! They make IMO some of the best units on the market. DW2b and I looked at the show if we were buying again...we love our lacrosse better then most 90% of t he stuff at the show in our $$$$$ range!
But PT slide outs on some units IMO needs improvement. There problems waiting to happen!
At least mine is.
I think I have been fair and accurate in this assessment / post.
Sorry for the rant...Im okay now............