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Old 11-09-2017, 05:59 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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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, 05:22 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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