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Old 12-06-2017, 07:52 PM   #1
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How do you lube your seals with slide toppers?

As the title suggests... Did some slide seal lube the other day before the trailer was put away for the season and figured there had to be better ways to lube the seal across the top of the slide under slide toppers. I used a telescoping car wash brush with a sponge duck tapes to a tire brush... It worked but someone must have a better way?
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Old 12-07-2017, 02:29 PM   #2
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6' aluminum pole with shaped plastic insert, also have a 6' extension. Plastic shaped insert wrapped with 6 x 9 gauze pad tie wrapped on.. saturate it with 303 and drag across the outside and then slip underneath seal and do it again. Work it from both ends of the slide if need be
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Old 12-07-2017, 02:36 PM   #3
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I pull my slide in about 6" and stop.
Then I go INSIDE and use a step stool to access above the slide.
Using a microfiber cloth with 303 Protectant, I can slip my fingers and the cloth between the slide out roof and the seal and wipe/treat the entire seal in about 1 minute.
Done! No poles, no duct tape, no fuss, no muss.
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Old 12-07-2017, 02:44 PM   #4
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There ya go Doc, one of those methods should giter done!
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Old 12-07-2017, 05:58 PM   #5
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6' aluminum pole with shaped plastic insert, also have a 6' extension. Plastic shaped insert wrapped with 6 x 9 gauze pad tie wrapped on.. saturate it with 303 and drag across the outside and then slip underneath seal and do it again. Work it from both ends of the slide if need be
WHat is that insert? Or is it home brew?

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I pull my slide in about 6" and stop.
Then I go INSIDE and use a step stool to access above the slide.
Using a microfiber cloth with 303 Protectant, I can slip my fingers and the cloth between the slide out roof and the seal and wipe/treat the entire seal in about 1 minute.
Done! No poles, no duct tape, no fuss, no muss.
You know that NEVER dawned on me to try... I will give that a whirl!
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Old 12-08-2017, 03:54 PM   #6
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I use Silicone spray for my lube. Able to crawl under my slide topper about 1/2 of my body, then I run into the skylight.
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Old 12-08-2017, 04:23 PM   #7
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Which 303 Protectant do you use?
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Old 12-08-2017, 07:21 PM   #8
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Never did mine...waste of time and money in my opinion !
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I use the spray can that shoots a stream of foam. I can hit the seal from either side. I'm usually not that concerned with the top one anyways since it's protected from sun and rain. The side seals I usually hit twice a year.
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Old 12-08-2017, 10:42 PM   #10
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I use the spray can that shoots a stream of foam. I can hit the seal from either side. I'm usually not that concerned with the top one anyways since it's protected from sun and rain. The side seals I usually hit twice a year.


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Old 12-09-2017, 12:27 AM   #11
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I use this.

https://www.protectall.com/shop/slid...eal-treatment/

I spray it on a cloth and wipe as far in as I can reach from the sides. I may try some of the ideas posted here.
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An old sock taped onto a painters pole !!!
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