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Old 08-06-2009, 05:51 PM   #1
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Need for slide supports?

My 5er has 2 slides, one in the bunk and one super for the U-dinette and sofa. Is there any need to put some kind of support under them when out?
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No. In fact, they can damage the 5th wheel should the 5th wheel settle with jacks holding the slideouts in place.

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Great........thanks alot
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Some years ago a company sold collapsible supports for this purpose. They stabilized the trailer, but would collapse when overloaded to prevent damaging the trailer slide room. Haven't seen them advertised for a long time. Guess that speaks to their effectiveness.
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My Alfa 5th wheel manual says specifically NOT to use slide supports. No reason given though.
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