Originally Posted by Loneeagle
I have a new Flagstaff Micro Lite FRBS and on walk thru, they pointed out the slide lock but said it wasn't really necessary. I haven't use yet. Any opposing opinions on that comment?
You are not the first person that has been told that by the salesman on the walk-through. He could care less, after all it's not his trailer. I look at it this way. When I put them in place, which takes about a minute or two, I know it has pulled that seal up tight up against the trailer and the slide can't move.
Think about it, you're going down the road hitting potholes and rough sections of the road and everything is rocking back and forth and up and down. Now you get in a rainstorm and while all this is happening water gets in the trailer because the seal gets a little loose. That can happen if the lock is in place holding everything tight, can it? Do you want to take the chance because you're being too lazy to take two minutes to put the locks in place? The manufacture didn't spend the money on these locks because they're pretty.
It's your choice. No one can tell you what to do but I figured the manufacture spent the money and time to supply them there must be a reason.