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Old 01-06-2018, 01:34 AM   #1
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Slider Location When RV is Stored

Should the slider be in or should it be out, when the RV is stored?
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Old 01-06-2018, 01:40 AM   #2
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The slides should be in, in storage.
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Old 01-06-2018, 01:43 AM   #3
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Depends, if you are storing inside and protected from weather, slides can be in or out, whatever is most convenient. If outside I would leave them in their retracted position, to protect them and the toppers as much as possible from the weather and wind.
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Old 01-06-2018, 05:38 AM   #4
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i store my slide out and awning is out. door open, screen door closed. keep temp at 50.
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Old 01-06-2018, 09:55 AM   #5
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I do not think there is a right or wrong to this. I have always kept my slide in when stored, why do not know just do.
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Old 01-06-2018, 01:14 PM   #6
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For outdoor storage... whether Michigan snow/ice or Florida sun - I store with slides in/awning in...
My opinion = the weight of snow/ice, wind, or sun impact on slide toppers and awnings just isn't worth leaving them out if I'm not using the rig.

If you are stored indoors - really doesn't matter then...

I can get to all but a couple of cabinets/drawers with slides in - we don't keep anything in those that we might need to get to between trips.
Of course could always open the slides if really needed.
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Old 01-06-2018, 09:01 PM   #7
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Tuck everything in, and you'll have less chance of something going wrong...
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Old 01-06-2018, 09:14 PM   #8
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Welcome to the forum!

I'm with the group that says leave it in, unless you have it under roof and are using it. Unlike that you would have a problem, but if there was a problem with the slide out and it was retracted, you could drive it to a service place. If it was stored out, you would be limited to a mobile service. (My experience is, we had issues with both slides on our previous Class A on separate occasions.)

Suggest you access Ed Felker's excellent crowd-sourced manual for Vegas and Axis:
https://onedrive.live.com/redir?page...HbjprCUauDwH4g

Many of us have found it priceless! It will answer questions you haven't even thought of yet!
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