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Old 12-03-2017, 07:36 PM   #1
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Slides in or out?

Our new TT has a slide, never had one before. Is it better to leave the slides in or out when not in use? I've seen it both ways. Thanks

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Old 12-03-2017, 07:43 PM   #2
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Our new TT has a slide, never had one before. Is it better to leave the slides in or out when not in use? I've seen it both ways. Thanks

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I leave mine in (keeps the critters out). There is a space underneath one of my slides and we have this critter here called a DIRT DOBBER! they love to get into spaces like that. So I leave my slides in.
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I leave mine in (keeps the critters out). There is a space underneath one of my slides and we have this critter here called a DIRT DOBBER! they love to get into spaces like that. So I leave my slides in.
Thanks for the input. Just seems better to me if it's in,less stress on the cantilevered parts.

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Just better in. Don't see an advantage to out. Protects seals, a little more rain weather protected, and depending on where you store, less chance of someone hitting you.
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I found out that if you coat your slide seals with baby powder, they don't stick to the slide surface. I tried it and it works~!
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Old 12-05-2017, 03:35 AM   #7
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I posted this same question a while back and 99% of the comments were to store the slide in when in storage. Critters and water intrusion were the main issues.... I read later that my owners manual also said to store with slide in...
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