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Old 11-19-2018, 10:00 PM   #41
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Thanks so much and nice to hear from a Maine neighbor. We dont have the option of storing inside, it's sitting on a level area in the open with sun all day and know chances of branches falling. We had it winterized at the dealer and have dryer sheets, Irish spring soap, and peppermint oil cotton balls in glass cups throughout the camper. I used steel wool in any little area underneath the camper. Battery is out and I will pull the tanks tomorrow and set up the damp rid. Thanks so much to you and all that have helped!
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Old 11-20-2018, 01:04 AM   #42
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Slide outs In for the winter?

We put our slide outs in for the winter. We are stationary at a campground so we don't put the stabilizers down. I would like to get skirting but because we do this each year, its not practical.
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Old 11-20-2018, 06:34 AM   #43
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Just wondered where you are in Maine. We are in Kittery and also just bought a new unit - 2018 Puma. Dealer is holding ours until Spring. Hope you are as excited to get started as we are!
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Old 11-20-2018, 07:58 AM   #44
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The problem with having stabilizers down is if a tire goes flat during storage. Way too much weight will be applied to the stabilizers if they are the type that aren't meant to hold the entire trailer's weight

X2 and slide IN.
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Old 11-20-2018, 11:03 AM   #45
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We put our slide outs in for the winter. We are stationary at a campground so we don't put the stabilizers down. I would like to get skirting but because we do this each year, its not practical.
If you ever skirt your unit,,,
make sure you have venting enough for air flow !!
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Old 11-20-2018, 11:13 AM   #46
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Probably an irrational fear from having light-weight single-axle pop-ups, but I hate not having the rear stabilizers down. The thought of someone climbing the ladder and having the trailer rock back makes my stomach turn. But, with a 2-axle trailer, this probably isn't possible. Either way, I put my rear stabilizer down for storage.

Slide in.
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Old 11-21-2018, 10:46 AM   #47
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Old 11-24-2018, 04:53 PM   #48
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Does anyone cover their camper?
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Old 11-24-2018, 04:58 PM   #49
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a few do, most don't...but do what makes you happy.
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Old 11-24-2018, 05:15 PM   #50
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Does anyone cover their camper?
That’s called hijacking. If you have a question, start a thread and ask it. Don’t hijack someone else’s thread. Also, try the search function.
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Old 11-24-2018, 07:13 PM   #51
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Winter storage and covering is different seems within the boundaries....Sorry Captain Forum Manager didn't mean to steal anyone's thunder here. Merry Christmas. 😱
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Old 11-24-2018, 07:14 PM   #52
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Thanks for answering.... glad I didn't offend you like the other person who responded.....
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Old 11-24-2018, 07:37 PM   #53
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Thanks for answering.... glad I didn't offend you like the other person who responded.....
You didn’t offend me. You just need to learn how to ask questions without hijacking someone else’s thread. It’s quite simple.

This thread is dedicated to two questions: should stabilizers be put down and should slide-outs be in/out.

This forum is built on asking questions. So, please ask yours, too. Just don’t hijack a thread to do it.

You can try to play the “excuse me!” victim card here if it helps you sleep better.
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Old 11-24-2018, 07:37 PM   #54
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jsward12, hang around and don't get discouraged. It gets a little testy here when winter first sets in and R/Vs get put to bed at the end of the season and then again around the end of February when cabin fever sets in. It's all good.
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Old 11-24-2018, 07:43 PM   #55
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Ha ha thanks 5. All good. I love the passion here. All good. I'll read the rule book tonight and try not to "offend" anyone ever again. ��������
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Old 11-24-2018, 07:44 PM   #56
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Oh thank you so much for the clarification. #sigh
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Old 11-24-2018, 10:13 PM   #57
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Just like most questions asked around here, different people do it different ways and everyone thinks their way is best.
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Old 11-25-2018, 10:33 AM   #58
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He ask if people covered there campers,,,
Why is that Hijacking a thread about Winter Storage ???
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He ask if people covered there campers,,,
Why is that Hijacking a thread about Winter Storage ???
I agree. He wasn't. Was a valid question.
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I agree. He wasn't. Was a valid question.


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