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Old 08-03-2015, 08:42 PM   #1
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Why no power outlet in slide?

I'm so very tired of stringing my power cord from my dinning table across to the kitchen to plug it in only to have one of my family members walk by, trip over my cord, and rip my laptop off the table.

Why isn't there a power outlet in my slide? I'd even take one next to the slide but on this side of the walk way.

Argh.... Anybody know how easy it would be to add one?
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Old 08-03-2015, 08:49 PM   #2
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I'm so very tired of stringing my power cord from my dinning table across to the kitchen to plug it in only to have one of my family members walk by, trip over my cord, and rip my laptop off the table.

Why isn't there a power outlet in my slide? I'd even take one next to the slide but on this side of the walk way.

Argh.... Anybody know how easy it would be to add one?
I have an outlet under dinette in my slide. Any mod you make needs extra insulation and protection of wires. If I were doing it I would not use solid wire but strand wire and run it inside the convoluted plastic casing and make sure the movement of the power cord was minimized.
Also the fixed ends need to be real firmly secured.
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Old 08-30-2015, 04:32 PM   #3
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I'm so very tired of stringing my power cord from my dinning table across to the kitchen to plug it in only to have one of my family members walk by, trip over my cord, and rip my laptop off the table.

Why isn't there a power outlet in my slide? I'd even take one next to the slide but on this side of the walk way.

Argh.... Anybody know how easy it would be to add one?
we just got our 295RST and noticed the same issue.
We're going to run and ext. cord behind the sofa w/ a surge protector, and plug in near the rear couch. Of course we'll have to unplug to operate slide.

That's plan "A" and subject to change.
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Old 08-30-2015, 04:49 PM   #4
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I thought there was only one outlet in the lite's slide under the booth table but I found a second behind the sofa bed.
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