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Old 04-06-2014, 12:48 PM   #1
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Slide bring water in when closing!

We just bought a 2015 Jayflight 28BHBE and took it out for the first time this weekend. It rained today and when we went to pack up and bring the slide in, rain water that was on the sides of the slide came in with it. I thought there was suppose to be a rubber squeegee to keep the water out? Anyone else have this problem?
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Old 04-06-2014, 03:26 PM   #2
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True, but unfortunately the slide seal/wiper doesn't always get all the moisture off. Sometimes the slide roof isn't perfectly flat and some water can get carried in.

I would have your RV dealer inspect the slider roof seal/wiper for effectiveness, at least for piece of mind that everything is fine.

I have a multi-purpose ladder I carry with me and inspect my slider roof before closing (remove twigs, acorns, etc.), and will drag an old beach towel across it if it has water on it before closing.

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Old 04-06-2014, 03:33 PM   #3
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i always keep a broom in storage and sweep off the top of my slides, but an old beach towel sounds like a good thing to have on hand too
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Yeah, after bringing them in I wiped them down but still had quite a bit if water on the floor. :-(
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Old 04-06-2014, 04:17 PM   #5
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I have learned to raise or lower the front of the trailer to get the water to run off the top of the slide before bringing it it after a period of rain.
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Old 04-06-2014, 04:20 PM   #6
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That's a good idea!
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Great tip, ts. I've never had a slide before, so I really appreciate tips like this.
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Debris on the slide

Like one of the other posters commented. I carry a 6' cheap aluminum ladder and wipe off the bugs, twigs, leaves and water with a towel before I retract the slide
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