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Old 04-11-2013, 09:37 PM   #1
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Slideout brace

Wondering if I should get a brace for the slide out in my popup. Seems like a good idea......
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Old 04-11-2013, 09:55 PM   #2
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Why kind of pop-up? Which slide out? And what does your user manual say on the subject? (For my fifth wheel - my user manually specifically says no supports under the slide outs.)
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Old 04-11-2013, 10:42 PM   #3
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I'm wondering the same thing for our TT. We are seasonal, so slides are out for months. Hoping someone in the know chimes in seriously.
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Old 04-12-2013, 12:22 AM   #4
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I had asked a similar question "Support post for slideout" lower down on this page and received many answers you may find helpfull. I went with the thought of no support due to shift issues and tweaking the slides. Scott
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:47 AM   #5
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Question has been asked a few times before. General consensus is no. The slide on your popup is probably your dinette. If your pup is fairly new they are designed so they don't need any support. The old ones did because the slide mechanism was different. Walk thru a campground and look to see how many people use them. We're on our 4th camper- popup, hybrid, TT, now 5th wheel. Thay all had slides and we never used any support under them.
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I'm wondering the same thing for our TT. We are seasonal, so slides are out for months. Hoping someone in the know chimes in seriously.
We're on our 6th year as a seasonal. We have never used any slide supports on our TT (2 slides) or current Sabre (4 slides). Never had a problem. We purchased both campers from same dealer and they advised against them.
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:38 AM   #7
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a simple search on slide supports or braces, will bring on a ton of recent posts asking the same thing.
slide supports are things from the early days of slideouts, when the technology was new.
anymore, manufacturers say NOT to use them and if you do, you void the warranty.
there should be something in the owner's manual or posted in the trailer, warning not to use them.
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:45 PM   #8
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Thanks for the info!! It's a 2013 flagstaff 246d. Was just curious on everyone's opinion anyway before I bought one, and judging on the input, I'm not going to. Thanks everybody!!!
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