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Old 07-09-2019, 10:26 PM   #1
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Slide question for Kodiak 288BHSL owners

Fellow 288BHSL owners. Do you find that your slide "appears" to tilt excessively when it is out? Look at my picture and you can see just how much farther the top looks out when compared to the bottom. My local repair shop checked it and said that the slide room is working and is adjusted as designed and they feel like the slide room itself was just not built square. Am I the only one who is bothered by this.

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The slide should seal up to the gasket all the way around. What does it look like at the top and bottom of the side?
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Old 07-10-2019, 01:17 AM   #3
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The slide should seal up to the gasket all the way around. What does it look like at the top and bottom of the side?

Frank..... The slide seals perfectly against the body both when in and out. There is nothing to "fix" persey.
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Frank..... The slide seals perfectly against the body both when in and out. There is nothing to "fix" persey.
sounds like you are good to go!
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Fellow 288BHSL owners. Do you find that your slide "appears" to tilt excessively when it is out? Look at my picture and you can see just how much farther the top looks out when compared to the bottom. My local repair shop checked it and said that the slide room is working and is adjusted as designed and they feel like the slide room itself was just not built square. Am I the only one who is bothered by this.




Hmm well the visual would definitely bother me. I am not that anal, but I do like everything to be "right dress right"
How about a picture from the outside?
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Hmm well the visual would definitely bother me. I am not that anal, but I do like everything to be "right dress right"
How about a picture from the outside?

It's dress, right, dress mister.

In order for that slide to be sealed on the outside the exterior walls would have to match the angle, don't even think the blind installers could pull that off.
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Hmm well the visual would definitely bother me. I am not that anal, but I do like everything to be "right dress right"
How about a picture from the outside?
wonder how many will get that inference?
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wonder how many will get that inference?
Anyone with google, so everyone
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It may be a week but I will get one. It does not look nearly that bad from outside but when looking at the slide wall window frame vs the main outer wall it is definitely not straight.


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How about a picture from the outside?
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I picked my trailer up today from my RV repair shop today and they agree that although it looks way off that it is indeed sealing and there is nothing for them to adjust. Keep in mind that this shop did not sell me the trailer and they know me pretty well. They would have nothing to gain by telling me that there is really nothing wrong.



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In order for that slide to be sealed on the outside the exterior walls would have to match the angle, don't even think the blind installers could pull that off.
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