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Old 12-03-2013, 04:54 PM   #1
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We have a new Rockwood 2109s and have it stored inside for the winter. would it be best for the slide seals to leave it open an inch or two over the winter? Any thoughts?
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Old 12-03-2013, 05:07 PM   #2
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I'm one of those keep the slides in when not being used people (less exposed to the elements). Being inside, I'd just leave it opened or closed, either way. I would hesitate to leave it part way as there's nothing to really seal off the inside of the trailer...you might find it a critter hotel when you go back to it.
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Old 12-03-2013, 09:33 PM   #3
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I 2nd what raspivey posted....a very slight opening is all that a mouse needs to get inside.

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Old 12-03-2013, 10:36 PM   #4
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X3. I keep mine closed.
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Old 12-03-2013, 10:44 PM   #5
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My owner's manual says to store with the slide in, so I do.
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Fully closed or fully open - anything in between will allow just was raspivey said, space to allow vermin to get in.
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Old 12-04-2013, 12:17 AM   #7
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Thanks for all the replys. I will keep it closed.
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Old 12-04-2013, 05:48 AM   #8
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I agree with the others. Additionally I occasionally, once or twice a year for me, spray the rubber seals with a product that is suitable for rubber seals to give them long life and keep them from drying out.
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Old 12-04-2013, 06:52 AM   #9
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Wipe seals with (303) then close. Youroo!!
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Old 12-04-2013, 11:53 AM   #10
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Does anyone just use Armor All for slide seals? I can't find any "overpriced stuff made specifically for RV even though it's just the same as you can buy at Auto Zone" locally at the moment.
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