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Old 02-20-2012, 04:52 PM   #1
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Slide toppers flapping when parked

I need to know how to keep the slide out covers over the slides on our Motor Home from flapping in the wind when we are parked and they are out. I need some way to keep them taunt when we are in heavy wind areas. Thanks for any help.

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Old 02-20-2012, 05:04 PM   #2
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darcia - One solution is the Awning AirWedge. Search these forums with something like "slide awning wind" - you'll find dozens of threads with hundreds of other ideas for you.....

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Old 02-20-2012, 10:19 PM   #3
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Get a couple of playground balls at wallyworld and wedge them on top of the slide and under the awning. (soccer ball size works well)
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Maybe the best thing would be to add a turn or two to the spring tension?

I guess ours are wound tighter as we don't have any flapping from ours.
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I toss a 3/8 inch nylon rope over the awning (lengthwise from slide end to end approximately centered), tie a small loop in each end and then bungy cord to the bottom edge or frame material under the slide, not super tight, just nice and snug. It works really good in high winds at the Oregon coast, and costs about 5 bucks for the rope. No storage issues, and the rope can be used for other things.
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