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Old 12-16-2015, 04:33 PM   #21
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Slide wouldn't even budge.
Frozen solid.
Freezing rain and a blizzard.

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Old 12-16-2015, 04:37 PM   #22
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No Sir, not the wrong place at all. It just cracks me up how little the search function apparently ever gets used. Not just on this forum, but on about every different forum I have ever been a part of.

I didn't intend to insinuate someone shouldn't ask questions, I was merely stating the obvious and voicing the humor I found in the fact that I had thought the same thing as bikendan as soon as I read the post.

Stick around for a while and you may end up coming to the same conclusion I have, although the well placed, the search box on this forum, as well as others, is one of the least used features you will find. And I would have to question your assumption that someone is not tech savy enough to use a search box, after all, how do you think they found this forum. Most likely a Google search box

Sorry I offended you, been a long day, but it's getting better now.
In no way did you offend me. If my skin was that thin I would have been destroyed long ago. I do get it that the same questions get asked over and over again. I see it in the other forums I am a member of also. A few more hours stuck in the office and traffic until I can join you

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Old 12-16-2015, 04:43 PM   #23
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Last trip... there was a persimmon tree or some thing next to 5er... no ladder. I stood in the back of the truck and could see(hickory/walnut looking deals) on slide(s). Got a towel and rope to throw and fetch... did I mention it was raining and cold? Tried and tried to throw a large towel(wet by now) 20-25ft....and hit the target. I did get a couple down and found out they were soft...kinda like a banana/fig. Gave up and hoped for the best.

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Old 12-17-2015, 12:15 AM   #24
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Myself... I have pulled crap into the trailer and I have pulled snow/water into the trailer with the slides. So the choice comes down to living with stuff being pulled in, living with carrying and using a ladder to clean them off every time, or installing slide covers.

My covers are on order.
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Old 12-17-2015, 12:24 AM   #25
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Others with my model have had to deal with slide rain leakage. I have toppers and have not had those leaks. Is it the toppers or did the topper installation process remedy what could have leaked? I can't say for sure but these toppers seem to have been a good idea. At $700 total for all three including labor, I'm glad I did it.
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Old 12-17-2015, 05:06 AM   #26
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Seems like the majority like toppers including me. So toppers it is..
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Old 12-17-2015, 06:42 AM   #27
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A massive YEA ,here. Pine needles and other debris on a slide when it comes in is a prime reason for them. Keeps the outside - Out !
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Old 12-17-2015, 07:37 AM   #28
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If you like camping around trees (especially in the fall) a topper is a welcomed mod!

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Old 12-17-2015, 08:47 AM   #29
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In hot climates they will help keeping heat off the roof of the slide where there is little insulation.
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Old 12-17-2015, 09:15 AM   #30
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