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Old 06-21-2021, 07:47 AM   #1
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slideout supports for long term parking, 5-6 months

New to this site, my triple slide classic superlite stays set up for 5-6 months at a time, should i supports under them.thanks
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Old 06-21-2021, 08:41 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum its a great place to get your questions answered. Slide supports are not recommended by any slide Mfg. I would never use them if your stabilizers settle or a tire looses inflation all the weight is placed on the slide in the wrong direction.
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Old 06-21-2021, 10:22 AM   #3
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Years past some slideouts did sometimes droop, but I think that problem was solved by RV builders. I agree with Seadog.
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Old 06-21-2021, 10:27 AM   #4
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NO! Absolutely not.
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Old 06-21-2021, 11:12 AM   #5
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RV and slide manufacturers recommend to NOT use them. Support the RV’s frame, not the slideout.

You can do damage to your slide mechanisms because they put upward pressure on parts that aren’t designed for it if the RV settles for any reason (and really, just moving around the RV causes movement of them), it puts undue stress on the slide mechanisms (which are remarkably fragile in the first place).

Instead, support the frame of the camper with jacks OR use something like the SteadyFast system.

https://learntorv.com/product-review...t-stabilizers/
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Old 06-21-2021, 03:25 PM   #6
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NO WAY!!!!!
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Old 06-21-2021, 03:35 PM   #7
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I agree dont use them im fulltime my slide been out over year and half with no problems.Theirs is a rv dealer here on southern Oregon coast thats tells people it wont do any damage to anything and will help with thin slide floors from flexing and also their delivery guy said same thing.they must be looking for extra business.
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Old 06-21-2021, 05:47 PM   #8
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New to this site, my triple slide classic superlite stays set up for 5-6 months at a time, should i supports under them.thanks
No need for supports ,we have been living in our 3008 windjammer for 8 years now ,slides have been out all that time and no problems,guy living in same camp as us had supports under his slides ,earthquake happened ,bent all gearing and shafts,couldnít get slides back in ,so would not recommend
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Old 06-22-2021, 07:23 AM   #9
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NO WAY!!!!!
Why don't you tell us how you really feel LOL.
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I agree................... not recommended................. By the way welcome to the forum.....

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