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Old 04-28-2012, 10:19 PM   #1
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Question Electric roof lift: yay or nay?

The title says it all. I know it would be great not to have to crank the thing up for those 30 seconds, but are they worth it? It's actually not costing us anything more to get it, I just was wondering what the general consensus is on them.
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:31 PM   #2
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Sorry, don't know what an electric roof lift is. Never heard of one.
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:45 PM   #3
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To raise the roof on a popup camper.
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:51 PM   #4
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Instead of cranking, you can get tent trailers that lift automatically.
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:59 PM   #5
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I like them. It's kind of like an electric boat winch, not a necessity but on a hot day setting up or tearing down it is a nice feature to have. if something goes wrong you have the hand crank as a back up.
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Old 04-28-2012, 11:10 PM   #6
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Yay if you get clear instructions and a crank handle
Carry an extra fuse too!
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:03 AM   #7
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I like the idea and would go for it. Similar was when we bought our camper with the front electric jack. Wasn't sure I wanted it or needed it. Now, I would not have another camper without out, it is great.
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Do you usually like to camp with electric hook-ups, or dry camp?
If you dry camp, I would stick with the hand crank; why waste battery power on raising the roof?
If you camp with electric then I would get the electric roof.
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I loved it when I had our popup. Made it so quick and easy.
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:39 AM   #10
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We always are in a campground, so it sounds like it would be a good thing for us.
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