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Old 02-24-2016, 07:57 PM   #15
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few other things I thought of.

In addition to my previous post, I would add, with either my 5vr or our DP, Having the slides in when not in use allows me for

a. easier access in the basement areas.

b. when I want to remove the wheel covers for travel it is also easier access for me.

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Old 02-24-2016, 08:00 PM   #16
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Hi All,
I have my MH stored in my garage but, I still leave the slides in,I think it works best for me.Good Luck to all and Safe travels.

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Old 02-24-2016, 08:02 PM   #17
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Ours is stored beside the stick house and uncovered. I leave the slides in, mainly because there isn't room to have them out unless I move it some. I do that when I want to work on something inside that the slide covers up when in.
Those the put them out an leave them may have a reason like working inside which would actually save wear and tear by just leaving them.
Seems like it's a personal choice, kind of like hooking up the sewer drain. Leave it hooked up and the valves closed, or hook and unhook only when needed to drain.
If my storage was covered I'd leave the slides out too if I could.
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Old 02-25-2016, 12:50 PM   #18
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I leave the slides out...why not, it's designed to be lived in...with the slides out. It's under cover out of the weather, so that is not an issue. I find it is easier to clean and work around it with the slides out.
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Old 02-25-2016, 07:50 PM   #19
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I do a little of both, sometimes they're in, sometimes they're out. I can access everything inside the MH with the slides in, with the exception of one section of drawers in the bedroom.

As summer gets closer I will make sure to leave them in though. Our MH is kept covered, but we're in a very rural area and have many birds and wasps around. They will build their nests wherever they dang well please. I want to make their task a little more difficult.
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Usually in. Sometimes out. Depends on what we are doing - maintenance, cleaning, getting ready for a trip, getting unready after a trip, etc. If knowing we are not using for awhile or storm weather coming slides are in.
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Mine is always next to the house with slides open. I like to hang out and watch movies sometimes.
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I always leave the slides in while parked at home. The motorhome is parked outside, in he back yard. With the slides in, I never have to worry about wind or weather conditions.
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Parked in a heated barn, slides out. Easier to move around inside and much easier to pack. 33 days until our next adventure.

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