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Old 05-27-2018, 09:57 AM   #1
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Slide out seal flip tab?

I recently saw a small black vertical "tab" on the side of a Heartland 5th wheel slideout that seems to help with flipping the seals out when extending. There were two tabs on each side of the slideouts about 6" long and less than an 1" wide. Anyone know where I could purchase some? It looks like a pretty clever addition.


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I will follow this thread for the answer too. But you might want to search for this subject on IRV2 because there was a thread on the subject just a few weeks ago. I did not see your 6 inch tabs mentioned there.

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Old 05-27-2018, 10:47 AM   #3
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Bear in mind that they are not seals but only wipers to remove moisture when retracting the slide and will do so in either direction.
So it's only aesthetics whether they are "flipped" or not.
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Old 05-27-2018, 11:34 AM   #4
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Bear in mind that they are not seals but only wipers to remove moisture when retracting the slide and will do so in either direction.
So it's only aesthetics whether they are "flipped" or not.
Correct.....I used thin strip of aluminum with countersunk stainless screws, caulking the threads
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Here is a link to over 250 previous threads on this subject.

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