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Old 10-08-2018, 09:45 PM   #1
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Will be picking up within the month, have Rv experience, and am prepared to learn the ins and outs of a new rig. First question of many I’m sure, when traveling, and pull into rest areas, or Walmart’s, or wherever, while hooked up, do I have to level to put out slides
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Old 10-09-2018, 01:31 AM   #2
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Will be picking up within the month, have Rv experience, and am prepared to learn the ins and outs of a new rig. First question of many I’m sure, when traveling, and pull into rest areas, or Walmart’s, or wherever, while hooked up, do I have to level to put out slides
I have camped many nights in Wal-Mart and have never leveled to put slides out. Enjoy
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Old 10-09-2018, 06:24 AM   #3
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Thank you for the reply, I understand not wanting to level to be discreet, my question is with the schwindeck slides, do you open them when your not level, given all the issues with these slides. Thanks again, stuff
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Thank you for the reply, I understand not wanting to level to be discreet, my question is with the schwindeck slides, do you open them when your not level, given all the issues with these slides. Thanks again, stuff
Never run Schwinteks without leveling.
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Old 10-16-2018, 07:24 AM   #5
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Donzi, that was exactly what I wanted to know, thank you
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:05 AM   #6
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Also a good idea to run the genny while moving the slides. Others have posted in the past about not running the schwinteks on battery power. I personally have never ran mine unless plugged in to shore power or generator
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3wheeler - very good point. I happen to have solar and 4-6V batteries so have had no issue there
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kiddstuff, I have a 3895 and I would never open a slide unless its level, The 2 main slides are big and heavy....If your just parked for the night, you can open the Bedroom slide for the night and you can use the front or rear bathrooms without opening the 2 main slides. If you need to get into the kitchen, I would level....I have had mine for almost 4years and only had one slide issue and it was the wiring....Some have had slide issues and some have said the slide was out of alignment....
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Donzi, that was exactly what I wanted to know, thank you
Also I was told by the manufacture at an RV show never run that particular style slide halfway out always run the full way out .
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