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Old 10-01-2006, 10:43 AM   #1
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We have a nice, 1 YO Larado 29RL. But I don't understand the manufactor installing light colored carpet in it. We mostly boondock, so we tend to get off the beaten path and it's been hard to no get the carpet stained,

So, I've been thinking about removing the carpet and lanloliam (sp?) and installing cheaper, 1/4" snap together hardwood flooring.

Anyone else done this? and what are the potiential problems??
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We have a nice, 1 YO Larado 29RL. But I don't understand the manufactor installing light colored carpet in it. We mostly boondock, so we tend to get off the beaten path and it's been hard to no get the carpet stained,

So, I've been thinking about removing the carpet and lanloliam (sp?) and installing cheaper, 1/4" snap together hardwood flooring.

Anyone else done this? and what are the potiential problems??
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Old 10-01-2006, 11:18 AM   #3
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Well one problem can exist if you have a slide that parks on that floor. When driving the plastic rollers that support the inner portion of the slide will slowly cause marks in the floor because of the slight movement while travelling.
This is correctable though. With a little care you can avoid it. With the slide in, or partially in, look under the slide on the floor. Note where the roller are. Use some pieces of that non-skid you buy in Camping World and lay it where the rollers stop. This will ensure a good looking floor for miles.
It really does not take any time to throw them down each time you are going to do some miles. Best of luck.
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When we were in Saint Louis, there was a couple there that put that in thier Crossroads 5th Wheel. It looked very nice.

I believe she laid carpet strips down for the slide. the Mfg defenatly told here the slide needs to "Slide" on carpet...

I would also be somewhat concerned about how much, if any extra weight it would add?

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Slide streaks are no longer a problem with slide slickers
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