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Old 03-02-2012, 10:05 AM   #1
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Keep running into the slideouts?

My Grandchildren kept running into the slideout, saying they could not see it.
So Grandma with her "old smarts" as they say. Went and bought a funnoodle the long thing for using in the pools, cut it in half then sliced down one side. Now I just slip it over the edge when open and now they can see it.. Just remember to remove it before bringing in the slide.....
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Old 03-02-2012, 10:16 AM   #2
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We used this trick also for our race car haulers with the rear ramp door and put them on the cables that lower the door. Without them you couldn't see the cable and running or walking into that was not fun.
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Old 03-02-2012, 10:29 AM   #3
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We used to do this for the Shepherd Poles on our popup.

Our kids haven't run into the slideout (yet) but I can see how this would help.
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Old 03-02-2012, 03:13 PM   #4
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something like these, are a good idea, especially for shorter children:

Slideout Corner Guards - Product - Camping World
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:12 AM   #5
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Lets see Slideout Corner Guards from Camping World for $10. that are black and you won't see, or Bright Orange Noodles for $4 that you will see, and can make enough to cover 4-6 corners???? I vote for the NOODLES.
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Old 03-03-2012, 10:02 AM   #6
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Lets see Slideout Corner Guards from Camping World for $10. that are black and you won't see, or Bright Orange Noodles for $4 that you will see, and can make enough to cover 4-6 corners???? I vote for the NOODLES.
And no shipping charge...
I have placed mine higher up when when moving the slide out a little at rest stops or at truck stops....A trucker gave me the thumbs up when I was doing this.
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Old 03-03-2012, 12:18 PM   #7
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Lets see Slideout Corner Guards from Camping World for $10. that are black and you won't see, or Bright Orange Noodles for $4 that you will see, and can make enough to cover 4-6 corners???? I vote for the NOODLES.
i was only offering other solutions, especially since you don't have to keep putting them on and off and you travel with them on.
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Old 03-04-2012, 08:31 AM   #8
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bikendan; didn't mean my post as a downer, just a play on the cradit card commercial - priceless.
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:34 AM   #9
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Just to clarify, the grandchildren didn't run into the corners they ran into the slideout it's self or the edges. the funnoodles soften the sides and with the bright colors hepls to make then stand out more,
A few less bumps and tears make the trips less stressful. Their ages are 6,5,5,5 and 2
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You might look at some caution or danger tape , to hang down like streamers to get there attention ?
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Go to the Dollar Store for your noodles. At a buck each you can't beat the price!
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Old 03-14-2012, 01:31 PM   #12
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Maybe others can come up with other uses for them........ Maybe edge covers for picnic benches, tables, awning arms, tie downs.
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Has anyone considered having the grandkids slow down and look where they're going? Nah, I didn't think so. It's never worked for us, either.
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