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Old 11-04-2021, 12:05 PM   #1
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Slide seals

Just an observation.......
While applying 303 protectant to slide seals I noticed this:
One pic shows slide closed, sealed nicely, the other shows slide partially open/closed.
Not a big deal because when either fully open or closed it seals as it should.
Now the problem arises when closing the slide and it has rained the seal/squeegee doesn't squeegee the slide topper!! Wife said she noticed water on floor between pulled in slide and fridge! Vinyl floor so again no big deal.
I refuse to get a slide topper for the usual reasons on the pro and con side of issue. So now I'll have be more vigilant about blowing off leaves AND water.
As stated above , just an observation and maybe a heads-up.

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Old 11-04-2021, 12:57 PM   #2
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A few well placed strips of Velcro on the top of the slide will ensure the seal(s) fold and unfold properly.
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The seals around the slides aren't designed to "squeegee" water off the slides, they're mainly for sealing the slide while it's out. I always sweep my slides before retracting them, especially after getting rain.
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