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Posted: 05/01/21 01:25pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

We will be spending 3 1/2 months on the Oregon coast I have two questions first if the travel trailer is parked on gravel do we have to put something underneath the tires second we have one slide out on our travel trailer the mechanism looks pretty strong do we need slide out stabilizers.

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Plastic boards under tires

NO side out supports
If they were NEEEDED the RV MFG would have supplied them and had information about them in Owners Manual

They put upward pressure on slideout which is by design self supporting with the downward pressure


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For long term parking on gravel I agree with plastic boards. Cheap legos could work well.


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Not needed and no.

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No need on gravel.

I would not have a RV that requires external slide support. What happens to the slide if you have a flat or jack failure?


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Our 5th wheel trailer is parked on gravel when we are home and there is nothing under the tires. No need to support the slide outs.


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Skipg wrote:

We will be spending 3 1/2 months on the Oregon coast I have two questions first if the travel trailer is parked on gravel do we have to put something underneath the tires second we have one slide out on our travel trailer the mechanism looks pretty strong do we need slide out stabilizers.

Thanks


Are you going to only be at on spot the whole time?
North or South Coast?

You will need warm clothes and light jackets. KEN


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Florence Oregon on the central coast

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Skipg wrote:

Florence Oregon on the central coast


Florence is a nice town. It's just a bit over an hour from our house. It's a nice little town. The museum is interesting for the local history.
Just south in Dune City you can rent or ride on the dunes.

I have lived in Western Oregon my whole life. We are getting ready to retire and travel the USA full-time. We will probably still come back to Oregon for the winter. We don't like the hot and or dryness of the normal wintering states.
Ask away; of you have any questions about the coast. KEN

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* This post was edited 05/01/21 10:34pm by ORbiker *

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Posted: 05/01/21 10:21pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

No slide out support. Plastic or wood under tires.

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