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Old 03-20-2012, 08:32 AM   #15
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Pool noodles, and something on the ground he has to walk around.
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A really simple solution is to put a piece of Velcro on the lower corners of the slide out. Take brightly streamer about 2 feet long and mount it to the Velcro.

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Old 03-20-2012, 06:26 PM   #17
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Install a sign "BANG HEAD HERE!"
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Old 03-20-2012, 07:06 PM   #18
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Ya know, it's not funny as I can visualize someone really hurting themselves on the corners of high slideouts, but I can't help myself as I'm sitting here in my FW safely reading these responses, laughing out loud. It makes me wonder, too, if any ambulance chasers have thought to sue RV manufacturers for injuries caused by these very dangerous products.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:36 PM   #19
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I'm embarrassed to say this, but I did the same thing, first day home, on the bedroom slide. Something about that 1" scar on my forehead, keeps me from doing it again!
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:43 PM   #20
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I think we have all done this at one time or another. Hurt like heck.
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Old 03-21-2012, 08:07 PM   #21
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LOL you guys are a hoot... Here is a link that might help you out:

http://www.uline.com/BL_2154/Foam-Protectors

mind you you would not be buying a whole case, but maybe they would sell you a small quantity.

These foam corner protectors come in various sizes and work great on huge mirrors with ornate frames. I am sure it would work on a slides corner. They are water proof and you can pull them off when you do not need them. They may look a little more aesthetic if you do not like the swim noodle look.
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Tennis balls slit and pushed on each corner will work I have 3 stiches to show for a lack of protection. Wayne
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Old 03-23-2012, 09:32 AM   #23
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Caught the corner or ours a few years ago. Knocked me out! Had a hole in my head and a stiff neck for days. Mine gets pool noodles as soon as it is out now!
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I'm a little luckier being tall. Most slides hit me in the chest
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There are advantages to being short. Most bedroom slides are above my head.
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Old 03-24-2012, 01:13 PM   #26
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I to put the pool noodles on as soon as the bedroom slide is out
my head can't take the corner of the slide anymore
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:58 PM   #27
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All are funny until it happens to you, I can just imagine how I looked when I did the same thing! The long swim "noodles " or hollow float tubes is what I would call them work GREAT! They are bright colors for those of us who are blind. You can get them at Wal-Mart for like $2 each, just cut them to length and then cut to the middle and they slip right over.
Worked great for me
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