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Old 08-16-2015, 09:07 AM   #1
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Difficult roof

I'm seriously considering buying a 2014 Rockwood A122S Hardside. It's virtually new, but I find it very difficult to open. Has anyone installed a gas strut lift system on a Hardside to ease opening it? Forrest River sells a part, (10-225 35A) but I have no clear info that it would work to add it into the 2014 Hardside.

Another question: is there anything to lubricate to make lifting the roof easier?
(BTW - I read the earlier post about trouble lifting the A-frame's roof. Just wanted additional ideas.)
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Old 08-16-2015, 10:12 AM   #2
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roof strut

I bought a 2016 model A122S. It has struts installed from the factory. Works great. I think it would be well worth the cost to add to yours.
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Old 08-16-2015, 12:21 PM   #3
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If you carry a short step ladder, pushing up is not that hard. I am not that healthy/back issues and I can do it by myself.
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