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Old 05-01-2012, 08:19 PM   #1
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Columbus 32RS Slide Toppers?

Hey guys:

Another newbie question - I like the looks of the slide toppers on the 320rs. It looks like they somehow affix to the slide itself. My question is - do you have to manually climb up somehow and affix them to the slide, or are they attached to it permanently and as the slide opens, they open with it? Seems like it would be a hassle to have to climb up and attach them manually. Also do you find in strong winds it is best to detach and roll them up or are they pretty stable?

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Old 05-01-2012, 08:27 PM   #2
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They attach permanently and deploy automatically.
They might get a bit 'flappy' in high winds, but we have had zero problems with ours.
And they keep the tops of your slides clean and eliminate the possibility of water leaks around the slides.
Worth every penny.
Of course, you will probably get replies that they are a waste of money, but those will be from the people too cheap to buy them!
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Old 05-01-2012, 08:36 PM   #3
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They attach permanently and deploy automatically.
They might get a bit 'flappy' in high winds, but we have had zero problems with ours.
And they keep the tops of your slides clean and eliminate the possibility of water leaks around the slides.
Worth every penny.
Of course, you will probably get replies that they are a waste of money, but those will be from the people too cheap to buy them!
I do not necessarly agree with this statement about the cheap part but do agree they look nice and are worth the money.
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:25 PM   #4
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Love our slide toppers.............. just need some kind of tool to get pooled water off. Love our Columbus!!!!
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:31 PM   #5
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Just pull the slide in, automatically dumps the water.
Well I got that much............. but don't want to bring slides in if not needed and a few weeks ago the picnic table was right there!! DH wouldn't have liked that......... not to mention the mud it would have made!
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:31 PM   #6
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Just pull the slide in, automatically dumps the water. Takes about 5 seconds. No tools required.
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:45 PM   #7
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Thanx for all the info guys. BTW - is there an outlet under the dinette? About the only thing I use my dinette for is to set my laptop on when I work from the road.

Thanx again!

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Thanx for all the info guys. BTW - is there an outlet under the dinette? About the only thing I use my dinette for is to set my laptop on when I work from the road.

Thanx again!

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yes there is an outlet under the table!
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Old 05-01-2012, 10:01 PM   #9
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Dang - you guys are making it harder for me not to buy this thing!! I like the 365RL too - decisions decisions!
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Dang - you guys are making it harder for me not to buy this thing!! I like the 365RL too - decisions decisions!
I walked into the 320RS and fell in love!!! have only found one thing that is dumb...... it isn't that I don't like it just a dumb plug next tot he bed. I have trouble getting to it. Just dumb!!! We have personalized ours. you can see it at Earth Station | Facebook
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