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Old 11-19-2016, 06:44 AM   #29
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Informative thread, so I'm dredging it up. Last night a front went through, no rain but lots of wind and a 20 degree temperature drop. The coach stayed toasty warm with just the heat pumps, but the wind is 20-30, gusting to 40mph and we are a-rockin. So I searched up this thread.

I pulled in the awning and took care of the outside stuff. Jacks are down and tires on the ground too, so I was wondering about the best way to handle this considering we are still learning everything. Luckily this isn't a storm, but the wind is pretty good. Don't laugh, but I didn't think about pulling in the slides...makes perfect sense now. I think we're ok with them out, but threads like this are hugely informative to us newbies. Thanks!



Oh and I completely disagree with the "old thread" warning. That's a vbulletin feature that isn't necessary. Bringing up older threads can be extremely helpful sometimes, so that feature should be disabled IMO.
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4X to bringing in the slides. We failed to do so in high winds and experienced damage to slide toppers.
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For us, HWH hydraulic jacks down, slides in to save the slide toppers, and even though there is no wind restriction on the Winegard Traveler SAT Antenna I retract that as well, unless too late and in the middle of the windststorm.
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