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Fitzjohnfan
post Oct 1 2012, 12:06 AM
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After one of the readers asked about motor homes without slides, A popular motor home magazine posted a question to their readers: When you purchased your current coach and when you purchase your next coach, what is your preference to have slide outs or not? The magazine did a good job of posting replies from both sides and it looked like a 50/50 split, but the letters posted might have been carefully selected to show both sides evenly.

It's understood that slides are great for adding room and livability to the RV, but they can have mechanical problems and add weight and cost to the RV.

So how do you feel?

My opinion is that my next coach would not have any slide outs. I can set up very quickly without setting out levelers or supports, and I don't have to worry about the slide(s) not retracting or leaking. I had a pop-up trailer in between my two motor homes, and I loved the portability of the unit, but I hated the setup time and vowed to keep set-up as simple as possible with my next unit. Also, all my cabinets and features are available all the time without having to extend any slide.


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pianotuna
post Oct 6 2012, 01:05 PM
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Hi,

In my climate and my style of Rv'ing a slide would be a bad item for me. That's because I often use the rv at -30 c.


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post Oct 7 2012, 01:59 PM
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QUOTE(pianotuna @ Oct 6 2012, 01:05 PM) *
I often use the rv at -30 c

Holy carp, 'Tuna! That's like...[::using fingers to do the math::]20 below zero F!
Ice fishing perhaps?


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