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Old 02-09-2015, 07:31 PM   #1
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Still window shopping and wondering what some opinions are, drawbacks and considerations on slides being on the same side or opposite sides. I like the room opposing slides in the front give you but don't like the space it takes away from your outdoor patio under the awning. So what about both slides being on the left side, or one on each side.

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Old 02-09-2015, 07:36 PM   #2
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I have opposing slides with the awning mounted to the slide. I prefer this setup as it gives us the most inside room and no loss of awning shade.

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Old 02-09-2015, 07:41 PM   #3
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To us, it is more important to be able to get around in the moho with the slides in, not having to climb all over everything to get to the bathroom or fridge. And, if the weather is really bad, we typically leave the large slide in, so you have to be able to live in it like that for a while. We were looking for a class-A with no slides when we found our Dolphin, and since it met our requirements completely, we bought it. It has a bedroom slide on the passenger side, and a large slide on the driver's side. I have busted my noggin on the bedroom slide while walking around outside more times than I like to admit, so I wrap the corner with pipe foam. Recently, some CG's have started asking if your slides are on the same side or both sides, due to the width. We do not stay at those CG's since the sites are usually very narrow.

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Old 02-09-2015, 08:02 PM   #4
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We really like the space available with slides on both sides. We have two curbside, which open up the kitchen and bedroom, and a Panaview roadside (24' wall slide). It gives us flexibility when travelling, though we do have a bath and a half floorplan, so the front bathroom and fridge are accessible with all slides in on the road. In really windy or stormy weather, we will leave the wall slide in (that is a 24' slide topper flopping around), and we still have plenty of living space.
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Old 02-10-2015, 07:53 AM   #5
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I have opposing slides with the awning mounted to the slide. I prefer this setup as it gives us the most inside room and no loss of awning shade.
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Our coach has opposing slides, a deep one for the dinette and couch, and a shallow one (maybe 18") for the kitchen. The main awning goes out over the kitchen slide and when it is tilted down the slide is putting a lot of pressure against the awning fabric! I'm afraid it will eventually wear holes in the fabric. Other than that we love the opposing slides!

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