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Old 05-03-2013, 07:09 PM   #1
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Dumb move

I just tried to pull my trailer out of the shed with the bedroom slide out. OUCH. The amazing thing is that while I destroyed the garage door track and bent the door entry. AND dimpled the fascia on the slide in. The slide in works fine. I know that a few folks have had problems with the sweichart (sp) mechanisms, they sure seem strong to me.

I have been informed that I can never take the camper out of the shed without the DW on the phone and in charge. While I normally don't agree to such agreegious demands, it's probably a good idea in my case.

Whew
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:14 PM   #2
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Things happens....but I'm sure you won't do it twice.....good that there was not too much damage.
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:27 PM   #3
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OUCH! Sounds like something I'd do when in a hurry.. hope it's not too painful a repair!
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:33 PM   #4
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Darn I hate when that happens.
Sorry man.
I hope everything turns out ok.


But u do know where I'm posting next don't you?
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:36 PM   #5
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I did something similar with my fold out steps once. Fortunately was going slow and the windows were open so I heard it right away. No real damage.
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:06 PM   #6
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I normally walk around the trailer twice, once in each direction before I move it.
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:27 PM   #7
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Ouch

One of my guys left the outriggers down while taking off............
He "wondered why it pulled so hard"
Took a torch to get the bent arms and cylinders off so the truck could be driven out of the middle of the road.
I had to write up my first incident report.
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Old 05-03-2013, 09:57 PM   #8
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Got the camper fascia straight but will need to replace the decal.

I unbolted the door track and beat it back to straight ish. Survived another stupid. Probably more to come.

It's an adventure after all, that's why we do it.
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