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Old 12-27-2012, 10:26 AM   #1
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Sabre 2010 main slider floor falling out

Has anyone experienced this sad happening of the floor at the side of the slider dropping? I think the Flexsteel sofa is much too heavy for that SINGLE piece of plywood to support. The dinning table is also on a slope downward because of this no supported floor. Any advice out there.......thanks in advance MrMusic
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:42 AM   #2
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Has anyone experienced this sad happening of the floor at the side of the slider dropping? I think the Flexsteel sofa is much too heavy for that SINGLE piece of plywood to support. The dinning table is also on a slope downward because of this no supported floor. Any advice out there.......thanks in advance MrMusic
Dear Mr. Music,
Did you purchase your unit new or used? What model do you own and what is the last 7 digits of your vin number?

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Old 01-02-2013, 01:25 PM   #3
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Hi Sabresam, yes we are the original owners of this 5th. The model is year 2010 31 RLTS-6. The serial # is SR3002705 and was purchased new on April 2010. There were problems with 1 piece of plywood under the rubber roof either not been glued or screwed down. It was stretching upward on the rubber when it was warm outside. I screwed it down into a roof truss right through the rubber roof and sealed it with the proper sealer. There have been other small problems but I'm a handy guy and don't like to complain......until now. I have pictures of the defects if anyone wants to see them. Any help would be appreciated...Frank
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:34 PM   #5
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As soon as I find out how to I will post all the pics here
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Old 01-02-2013, 03:18 PM   #6
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Hi Sabresam, yes we are the original owners of this 5th. The model is year 2010 31 RLTS-6. The serial # is SR3002705 and was purchased new on April 2010. There were problems with 1 piece of plywood under the rubber roof either not been glued or screwed down. It was stretching upward on the rubber when it was warm outside. I screwed it down into a roof truss right through the rubber roof and sealed it with the proper sealer. There have been other small problems but I'm a handy guy and don't like to complain......until now. I have pictures of the defects if anyone wants to see them. Any help would be appreciated...Frank
Dear Frank,
Please send me your contact information in a PM and I will forward the information to our warranty department.
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Old 01-05-2013, 11:18 AM   #7
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roof problem

as mentioned in a previous post
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Slider Floor Sabre

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Roof and floor problems

Did you find out what caused your two problems???
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:07 AM   #10
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Two problems

It appears to me, while being built at the factory someone forgot to secure that piece of plywood to the roof rafters. As far as the slider floor is concerned, I think that is a design flaw. Two things here also. The weight of the flex steel sofa/bed is too heavy for the long unsupported floor (over12 feet) and when the slider is in and slightly up at floor level, the sofa flexes the floor too much as you are driving down the roads. After checking another large Sabre 5th wheel the design of that slider (the same as mine) allows the floor edges at either end to be exposed to the weather elements. There should have been an aluminum angle attachéd at each end to protect the exposed floor. (IMHO) The bedroom slider has the angle metal to protect the ends of the floor plywood.
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