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Old 04-15-2010, 06:29 PM   #11
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My Flagstaff V lite came with 3 of them- 2 for the superslide living area room, and one for the bedroom slideout. Due to the seal design at the front of the slide rooms, I see no way feasible to make these work, and besides, the motors are geared to move the rooms on a bar/track on the underside, so I really can't see how they could move out without power applied, anyway! Randy
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Old 04-15-2010, 10:25 PM   #12
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You're right, Randy. The seal on the back of the flange of the slide is tapered top to bottom. To have the slide lock stay in palce, you have to adjust them to be pretty tight to keep them from popping out. I didn't use them on our travel trailer and am not planning to use them on our 5th wheel. I'm a lot more worried about damaging the seal than I am about the slide deploying on it's own.

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Old 04-16-2010, 01:43 PM   #13
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We use ours all the time, just because I believe that it takes some of the strain off of the slide mechanism. Ours too have the tapered seal. If your slide locks are the ones that the ends pivot in one direction, I turn the side against the seal so that the pivot moves front to back instead of up and down. You don't have to crank down on them to keep them in place.
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Old 05-30-2010, 04:05 PM   #14
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I use mine in our Rockwood Ultralite 5th wheel. It seems to me this would eliminate the top of the slide from rocking back and forth, (actually left to right) during travel. Relieving this strain would increase the usable life of the trailer. I left the big orange tabs on mine to remind me to take them down.

They came with the trailer, they are paid for, why not use them?
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Old 07-06-2011, 10:47 AM   #15
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I know this thread is old but this is another thing the dealer did not tell us about. I thought they were clothes hangers and did not see a use for them. Im not even sure how to use them if I wanted to. They go from the slide to the outer hull?
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Old 07-06-2011, 11:24 AM   #16
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They go from the back of your interior fascia trim around the slide to the top of the fixed wall above the slide room-(should be stickers). On mine, the seal is angled in such a way that it would not possibly fit there, so this is the only way to make them work, which STILL DOESN'T WORK, because it just pushes the trim off, that is held on with paneling nails! It's sorta like trying to hold back a SEMI truck with a matchbox car! Randy
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