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Old 08-16-2016, 06:39 AM   #1
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Just got our first camper a used 2012 Forest River Wildwood.
Nice camper so far, going to be taking it out on the first official trip Labor Day weekend.
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Hi Chuck! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

Congrats on the new rig! Keep her between the ditches!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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We are glad you joined us. Congratulations on the purchase of your first RV. Browse the forums that interest you and don't be afraid to ask questions. Our members like to help when they can. Enjoy the forums.

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Old 08-17-2016, 05:32 AM   #7
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Appreciate the welcomes.

So far the main question I have is, when I first brought the rig home, I parked it at a camp ground near our house (had visitors so me and my wife used it as a spare bedroom lol) and a neighbor at the camp site told me that since I have a slide out, I should get some kind of stands to put under the rails when I slide it out.

But I've done some searching, and a majority of what I'm reading says basically that the campers are designed to do the slide out function and that most people say they don't use them, because they can cause more harm than good.

So needless to say, I'm a bit confused.
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Appreciate the welcomes.

So far the main question I have is, when I first brought the rig home, I parked it at a camp ground near our house (had visitors so me and my wife used it as a spare bedroom lol) and a neighbor at the camp site told me that since I have a slide out, I should get some kind of stands to put under the rails when I slide it out.

But I've done some searching, and a majority of what I'm reading says basically that the campers are designed to do the slide out function and that most people say they don't use them, because they can cause more harm than good.

So needless to say, I'm a bit confused.
Did you ever get an answer? Newbie myself so I don't have the answer but now I am curious.
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We usually spend winters in Florida and the slide outs are out for several months at a time without any external support. I would say you probably do not need them.
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I am in my 3rd Winnebago coach with slides. I have never used any supports and no problems.

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