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Old 07-01-2015, 04:48 PM   #11
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Had no problems with the 2 slides on our unit.
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Old 07-01-2015, 04:50 PM   #12
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IMO - Slides are dependent on whether you need the extra room.
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Old 07-01-2015, 05:03 PM   #13
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I too had fears about slide when they first came out. In fact, I was so unsure that my first unit with a slide was a Dutchman unit with a manual slide. Crank it in and out... which got old in a few years but was issue free. Since I have had a couple of units with 1-3 slides and have had minimal issue. Like with most things, if the unit is level and stable you will never have a problem. They do require some lubrication and you should ensure they are clean before bringing them in, but that's about it. Not that it's my opinion but in conversation with a sales manager of a large dealership in my area a couple of months ago he told me that units with no or only one slide set on the lot until someone comes looking for that exact item or a discounted deal. Even trade ins with 2 or more slides jump off the lot in comparison he says.
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Old 07-01-2015, 06:01 PM   #14
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One of the nice things about our R-Pod is the slide which expands the kitchen and makes a small tt livable!
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Old 07-01-2015, 06:53 PM   #15
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I can only tell you that with the lite we have had no issues with the slide working or leaking.


And get the slide toppers that big slide is a pain to clean off with a towel an rope.


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Old 07-01-2015, 07:03 PM   #16
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Slides do not have toppers and I left the ladder at home by mistake.
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Old 07-01-2015, 07:16 PM   #17
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Once you have a slide you'll never go back



Oh ya supposed to clean them off ??




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Old 07-01-2015, 07:52 PM   #18
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This is our first trailer with a slide and you would not believe the difference a couple feet of living space makes. Just make sure you use conditioner on the rubber seals and lube or clean the slide gears as the manufacturer recommends
Have not had any issues with ours
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Old 07-01-2015, 09:17 PM   #19
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Thanks for the links and the replies. I feel better about the decision to get a Coachmen 22QB with a driver side slide.
Will be sure to do the PM. Will be at FMCA convention in Madison end of the month (giving seminars on tires and Genealogy) and expect there will be a number of vendors offering stuff for slides.
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Old 07-01-2015, 09:29 PM   #20
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If you get it for free then grab it and walk slow.

PDI guy suggested something like this.

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