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Old 06-27-2014, 07:15 PM   #1
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Drawer Slides

My 5er came with chinsey slides on all the drawers. Some were broken when I received it just from the previous owner using it. He never moved it once he got it parked. Once we hit the road they were a constant repair problem every time I turned around. The problem was with the plastic brackets that secure the ends of each slide breaking.

I finally bought all new 225# full extension ball bearing slides for every drawer. Pain to install but will be worth it when we hit the road and don't find the drawers sagging when we stop.

I would hope that Jayco is using better slides in the newer units?

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Old 06-07-2017, 12:52 AM   #2
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Changing the drawer slides in the pantry was the first thing I did 12 years ago. One broke and when I saw what kind they were they came out and metal ones went in. Not a bit of problem since then.


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Old 06-09-2017, 06:35 PM   #3
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our new one has really good drawer slides
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Old 06-09-2017, 09:10 PM   #4
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I'm happy with the quality of the slides on my drawers. 2016 jay flight.

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