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Old 10-23-2015, 06:12 PM   #1
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Supporting Slides

I'm interested in hearing about options to support the slides. Our trailer is parked so the slides stay out all summer..... May to Oct. I tried using a couple of 2x4 as supports to see if it would reduce the amount of rocking. Not elegant but it worked. Has anyone done anything different? Cheers.

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Old 10-23-2015, 06:20 PM   #2
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I believe you will find that most will tell you not to put any support under the slide.

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Old 10-23-2015, 08:23 PM   #3
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Using supports under a slideout, will void the warranty, if you end up with problems.

Slideout supports are holdovers from the early days of slideouts, when the technology was new and problematic.

Every RV manufacturer I know of, says never to use them.
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Old 10-23-2015, 09:06 PM   #4
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NEVER support the slides. They need to move with the body of RV. Not only damaging, they aren't sealed if they move independently from RV body
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Old 10-23-2015, 09:25 PM   #5
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Not recommended. Can damage the sides.....


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Old 10-23-2015, 09:26 PM   #6
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This person tried 13 Jacks ,some being under the slides,Can we say FAILURE! Youroo!!
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Old 10-23-2015, 09:29 PM   #7
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Just crawl under and look at what's under the slide. There's plenty of support. You don't need anything extra. Look in your User's Manual.

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