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Old 09-06-2019, 09:09 AM   #1
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Level the Slide Out

Some say put some type of levelers or braces under your slide and some say never do that??? Reason's why not do it?

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Old 09-06-2019, 09:18 AM   #2
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It's something that's carried over from the older types of slides that weren't as solid and needed extra support. Slides in newer RVs don't need them and using them can actually cause damage.

If your trailer happens to sink into the ground or get a flat tire or any other unimaginable thing, then having a support under the slide could cause it to become out of alignment because it would hold the slide up while the rest of the trailer went down.

Basically, don't use them, you don't need them.

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Old 09-06-2019, 02:03 PM   #3
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Yes, early days of slideouts had issues that often needed supports.
Newer slide technology has eliminated the need for these and often will void warranty if the owners does use them and it causes problems.
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