Originally Posted by Half Dimes
We've had three rigs over the past nineteen years and none had slide toppers. For occasions when we've parked under trees, I carry a telescoping ladder and a battery powered leaf blower. Takes five or ten minutes to blow off four slides while the tanks are draining. I've seen too many rigs with frayed or sagging toppers to want to deal with them.
Same for us, the battery leaf blower does wonders.
I have to clean the roof and solar panels so the right time is before we leave. My slide seals wear while traveling, so the job of changing seals is easier. Cannot imagine having 4 toppers to worry about every 5 years.
Barbara and Laurent, Hartland Big Country 3500RL. 39 ft long and 15500 GVW.
2005 Ford F250 SD, XL F250 4x4, Long Box, 6.0L Diesel, 6 Speed Stick, Hypertech Max Energy for Fuel mileage of 21 MPusG empty, 12.6 MPusG pulling the BC. ScangaugeII for display..