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Old 05-31-2018, 10:46 PM   #1
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Is it better to leave slides out or in when storing outside for a month at a time
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Old 06-01-2018, 12:56 AM   #2
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Why would out be better, when it's in storage?

It gives more opportunity for insects, rodents, rain and dirt to enter the RV.
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Old 06-01-2018, 03:59 AM   #3
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kinda 50/50. my slide is out 4 months at a time while we are in it for the summer.
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Old 06-01-2018, 05:36 AM   #4
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Even with it just parked in my driveway I find that I'm going into my TT enough to warrant leaving the slide out extended. Sometimes it's a month or more between camping trips. I do leave it closed when I store it for the winter.
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Old 06-01-2018, 07:30 AM   #5
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Thanks for info fellow road warriors Iam going to leave them in makes sense
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Old 06-01-2018, 07:38 AM   #6
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If you don't spend any time inside of it when stored, I'd say closed.
Less weather/UV damage to slide roof/topper.

If you constantly enter the rig and have to open and then close them, better out.
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Old 06-01-2018, 07:56 AM   #7
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Depends on what you mean my 'storing'. In a seasonal lot, probably out. In a storage lot, probably in. In your driveway/property, your own preference, depending on whether or not the slide(s) will be in the way, whether or not they might take damage from things like a falling limb from a tree overhead, whether or not you need access to the trailer, etc....
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