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Old 04-10-2012, 07:55 PM   #1
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Useing Support Jacks on Slides

We have a 36RE CC with three slides, question is should we use support post on the slides when extended. I have seen some post that say no orthers say yes. What is best?

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Old 04-10-2012, 08:11 PM   #2
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I never have . But then again I have never had a problem that would make me think that I needed them .

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Old 04-10-2012, 09:20 PM   #3
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I've read more that say 'no'.
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If you do and have a fifth wheel, that's got to be a big jack for the bed room slide. No, I see no reason for slide jacks.
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There was a long thread on this 2 years ago.
Consensus was "no"

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Old 04-10-2012, 10:21 PM   #7
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Thanks all, I just read the all the post I could find and the answer is no. Thanks again all.
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Old 04-11-2012, 05:07 AM   #8
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More that a few years ago I thought those jacks were needed to support the slide out, so I purchased two. That was a waste of money! When trying to set the jacks, you do not want to much pressure applied to the slide as I did not want to damage the slide arms etc.. So once the jacks were set and started moving around inside the unit the jacks would fall down as the pressure on them changed. Also think about this if you do one slide you should do all, so with that said how would you do the bedroom slide?

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Old 04-11-2012, 09:28 AM   #9
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slideout support jacks are holdovers from the early days of slideouts.
newer ones are engineered to not need them.

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