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Old 08-08-2013, 06:58 PM   #11
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If you leave it out a long time I would put slide jacks under it, But If it were me I would bring it in when I leave. All it takes is the push of a button.


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Old 08-09-2013, 03:53 AM   #12
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There is a guy on Red Arrow Highway that has had a 5er for sale with the slide out deployed for the last 5 years (no joke). The unit isn't anywhere near level and I can only imagine what the inside must be like. I should stop in for a look sometime. For me, I'd bring it in.

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Old 08-09-2013, 06:56 AM   #13
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Agree with closing them up when gone for more than a few days. If nothing else, that would eliminate a lot of extra exposure to weather of the seals and the slide awnings, if you have them.
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Old 01-20-2014, 03:55 PM   #14
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I am on my second TT and I leave my slides out all the time except when travelling and I have never had an issue. I try and remember to check to make sure the tops are clear before I run them in though.
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Old 01-20-2014, 06:58 PM   #15
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Mine go out the first of March and stay out through at least November. I'm on Jayco #4 and have always left the slides out from early spring through early winter.
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Old 01-20-2014, 08:43 PM   #16
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I just learned, if your using it in the winter to leave them out. If you bring them in when its cold out and moisture may be on the seals the next time you go to open it may not open or it may tear the seals off. I am at a winter seasonal and was told to leave it out.

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Old 01-21-2014, 08:46 PM   #17
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We leave ours out all spring and summer.
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Old 01-22-2014, 06:40 AM   #18
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Mine (3) are out more than in. Only time it is out is when we are towing it.
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Old 01-22-2014, 08:48 AM   #19
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Had a 03 Designer for 10.5 years. Slides were out about 360 days a year. Seasonal site at Kentucky lake. In winter unit was in our shed, with the slides out never any problems.
Everything was still working fine when we traded for this one! Full timing now, slides are only in for travel! So it is up to you what you want to do.
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Old 01-22-2014, 09:26 AM   #20
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Just my opinion, I would pull them in if I was going to be away for a long period of time. If it is in a wooded area, this would eliminate accumulating trash on the top.


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