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Old 01-31-2011, 09:20 PM   #1
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Slide cover

Picking up my new tt next week service dept suggests buy a slide cover does anyone have one or have any info if it is really needed our they our just trying to make you spend more thanks for any info
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Old 01-31-2011, 09:35 PM   #2
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Without a slide cover you will need to clean off the top of the slide before you retract it to keep the leaves and trash from damaging the seals and out of the TT.

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They are a pain when windy, flapping and very noisey. Get beach balls with them to blow up under them. If u ever winter in it u will wish u didnt have them. I dont mind checking and cleaning my slides.
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My experience has been a little different:

We've had 2 TTs; one with and one without. On our current one, we had them installed prior to purchase. My experience (going on year 4 with them) is that they are fantastic. I have never heard ours make any noise or flap -- (maybe that is an adjustment issue?) -- and we've been camping in some pretty windy conditions.

Bottom line (and just my opinion of course!) is that I wouldn't be without them. Saves you from having to get a ladder and try to brush off any twigs or pine cones or other debris with a broom (while simultaneously balancing on that ladder) that get on the slide top prior to closing it. You'd be surprised at what accumulates up there that you can't see from the ground.

Also, depending on where you camp, it can be pretty tough finding enough room around the slides to open up a ladder at all (trees, hills, etc., around your spot).

Good luck with your decision!
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