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Old 11-09-2017, 04:59 AM   #1
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King of the Road topper?

I see several trailers with slide toppers. Good, bad, advantages, disadvantages??? How hard are they to install?
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Old 11-09-2017, 07:00 AM   #2
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This subject has a lot of pros and cons by people who have them--seems many who have them don't like them, others would not be without them. They usually work well until they get stretched out some and sag--they also seem to flap noisily in high winds when they have stretched. I had them once and don't see a need for them on my new unit, but I do have to get up and sweep the slide tops before running the slides in after being under trees.
Have seen two types--ones that are attached to the trailer and those that are attached to the slide frame.
It's a personal choice and you probably need to visit with some people who have them before making a decision.

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Old 11-10-2017, 04:22 AM   #3
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I like the idea and understand what they do, but wonder, bang for the buck are they that much of an asset. I can see shading the slides is a plus, also keeping the debris off is great and I heard it can keep the sun off the seal, but the noise? Of course I'm not as agile as I once was and climbing a ladder to clean them off although I might try a Dewalt air blower I have.

I just wonder if the money would be well spent somewhere else??

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We installed on our Copper Canyon 293 FWSLS, 6' bedroom slide and 12' Super slide. I installed the bedroom without help, needed DW to support far end of super slide roller for install. We have seen less heat gain during the summer. an additional seal against wind driven rain. Yes the supper slide does rattle some in the wind on the Oregon coast.

One of the best investments we have made for full timing.
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