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Old 01-29-2015, 05:38 AM   #15
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Will use a checklist system which includes putting the levelers down, making water/electric connection and basement actives before deploying the slide outs.

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Old 01-30-2015, 09:12 PM   #16
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For one or two sites like a Walmart, we don't use jacks.

For storage, you should put jacks down and then dump the air bags, that way you are taking the load off your tires. Storage with weight on you tires, may be worse for your tires than exposure to UV.

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Old 01-30-2015, 09:38 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Mike and Cha View Post
We always put our jacks down just for the stabilization, and it is highly recommended to have them down when you put the slides out, you really don't want the MH rocking with the slides out. The only time we don't put the jacks down is when we are in a Walmart/Casino type parking lot where they really don't want you putting the jacks down and damaging their asphalt. In that situation we only put out our bedroom slide which is our smallest slide.

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Monaco tells us to extend the slides first then put the jacks down because they want the slides out with full air in the bags
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We've overnighted many times without leveling. Every time we were parked on a level parking lot though.
Ever see a new MH-any brand, on a dealers lot with jacks down? Every one has slides extended.

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