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Old 07-19-2020, 05:21 PM   #1
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Question Such a thing a No Leak Slide-out?

Considering trading in a 2016 Sunseeker 2300 for one with slide-out(s) ... Is there such a thing as a slide-out that does not leak? Are there different waterproofing methods used?
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Old 07-19-2020, 06:14 PM   #2
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Both my TTs had slideouts and neither ever leaked.
Owned the first one for 10 years and have owned the current one for 4 years.
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Old 07-20-2020, 07:13 PM   #3
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Both my TTs had slideouts and neither ever leaked.
Owned the first one for 10 years and have owned the current one for 4 years.
Thank you for your response ...
OK ... that's 1 ... Have to say it is not encouraging ... Is there anybody else that cares to comment or recommend a particular Class A or C model?

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Considering trading in a 2016 Sunseeker 2300 for one with slide-out(s) ... Is there such a thing as a slide-out that does not leak? Are there different waterproofing methods used?
We've been using our TT with one slide for over a year now & no leaks whatsoever...just experienced the heaviest thunderstorm downpour I've ever seen this week &, again, zero leaks. Yay! It's important for slides to be FULLY extended or FULLY retracted to seal properly -- any stopping "in between" may expose openings that water can run right through. FWIW.
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Old 07-20-2020, 07:32 PM   #5
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Considering trading in a 2016 Sunseeker 2300 for one with slide-out(s) ... Is there such a thing as a slide-out that does not leak? Are there different waterproofing methods used?
From where are you coming from that tells you slide outs leak? There are slide outs that leak but they are far and few in between. I think you'll find that leaking slide outs does not run rampant throughout the industry no matter the manufacturer. I've always had slide outs on several motorhomes and they may of had issues but not one of them had a leaky slide out. I'm not recommending one way or the other just stating my experiences over the last 20 years.
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Old 07-20-2020, 07:35 PM   #6
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Good point on the slide-out operation ... sometimes the devil is in the details, huh?
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