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Old 08-25-2013, 10:31 AM   #31
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I think it depends on which slide mechanism was used. On our SENECA we have "Power Gear" and as I stated we have decals by the slide switches remindind us to remove and reinstall the bars. If you have concerns I would 'E' mail JAYCO with your serial number, they usually respond in a couple days.

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Old 08-27-2013, 10:14 PM   #32
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Slide Transit Bars

Our dealer told us only the motor homes have them know. I asked because our old designer 5th wheel had one and our white hawk does not. I'm glad they were a Paine in the butt.

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Old 09-03-2013, 10:59 AM   #33
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We have always used ours, guess it just makes me feel a little safer.

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Old 01-24-2014, 09:43 AM   #34
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My salesman didn't mention transit bars either, neither did the PDI. I found them later in the bedroom drawer. I used them, although the rear one is hard to get in place unless you have really skinny arms and hands. (31SS) I taped a warning notice over my slide out switch, reminding me to check that transit bars are removed before extending the slide. Does anyone know if there are any after market transit bars that are easier to install than those that come with the Jayco?
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Old 01-24-2014, 05:58 PM   #35
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I figure if they were provided I might as well use them. I agree Tom, the back one is a pain to install.

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Old 01-24-2014, 06:56 PM   #36
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IMO, anything that makes the slides more secure while moving is a good idea.
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Old 01-24-2014, 06:58 PM   #37
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Ours did not come with them but we had a slide out gear box go out and I made some to use temporary out of 2 x 2's to get home.

When we got home I made 3 sets ( two for each slide) out of 1 inch PVC and crutch tips. I store them in the rig in case I ever need them.
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Old 02-03-2014, 11:50 AM   #38
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I had a Kodiak 25QS previously and it came with 1 transit bar, that I would stick at the top of the slide-out...

On the freeway one day, this guy came up by me on the left lane and wave at the back that something was moving. I puller over, went around the RV found nothing, but when I got in I notice the bad had fallen off, and the top of my slide was tiping in and out while I was driving.

After that trip, went to Home Depot, bought a curtain rod and 2 chair foot pads and made myself a 2nd transit bar. From then on, I used both when travelling and when the travel trailer was in storage. I ensured the seal was fully compressed.

Now, I'll be picking up my 28BHBE in April, will check if there is one, but I can say that to start with the slide-on mechanism isn't the same at all...and on this one, when the room slides in, there's an inclination when it go fully in, seems a lot more solid than what I had on my previous TT
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Old 02-03-2014, 12:04 PM   #39
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I've got a X213 on order w/ the HUGE king bed rear slide. I'll have to remember to ask about these bars to see if any are included with my unit.
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Old 05-30-2014, 07:22 PM   #40
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McFarmall, I do the exact same thing and it works like a charm.

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