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Old 06-03-2017, 02:11 PM   #1
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Slideout supports?

Does anyone use supports on there slideout? I figured if mine need supports it would have came with them. A walk around the campground and I don't see any in use. I had mine out for several months and now it doesn't go in all the way?
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Old 06-03-2017, 02:25 PM   #2
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I have a '17 274 DBH with a slide out that is just under 13' and slides out 36". I use two supports tightened just to the point of contact. It is more a peace of mind thing for me. Then I made a label to put just above the slide switch to remind me to remove them prior to bringing the slide in. I just seemed like a lot of weight hanging out there.
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Old 06-03-2017, 02:38 PM   #3
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I agree, and good idea about the label, will do!
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Old 06-03-2017, 03:03 PM   #4
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RV manufacturers warn NOT to use them, as it will void the warranty if you have any slideout problems.

Slideout supports are leftovers from the early days of slideouts when the technology was new and there were issues.
Modern slideouts shouldn't need them.

That's why you don't see them being used.
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Old 06-03-2017, 06:17 PM   #5
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Not a bad unit considering what we paid, poor craftsmanship though
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Old 06-03-2017, 06:20 PM   #6
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You can do major damage to your slide and camper if you happen to have a tire(s) go down with supports on the slide side.
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