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time2roll

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Posted: 06/18/22 10:40am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

2oldman wrote:

No, I'm not kidding, and nobody's answered. What does unhitching have to do with opening slides? If I get lucky maybe the poster will actually answer.
I think the person was just wishing they could skip opening the slides along with skipping the unhitching part.

I can use mine without opening the slide. A bit tight so if I can open the slide I will. If I was wedged in someplace and needed sleep, the slide could stay in. If it is level enough for sleep it is level enough for the slide to move IMO.


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Posted: 06/18/22 04:32pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

"Do you unhook for the night?"

Depends, sometimes yes, sometimes no.


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fj12ryder wrote:

"Do you unhook for the night?"

Depends, sometimes yes, sometimes no.


Better question is....Do you hookup at night, [emoticon]


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Posted: 06/18/22 08:10pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

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Cummins12V98 wrote:

fj12ryder wrote:

"Do you unhook for the night?"

Depends, sometimes yes, sometimes no.


Better question is....Do you hookup at night, [emoticon]
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Posted: 06/19/22 05:05am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

When we go out west we take 7 days to do it. We're not in s hurry.When we stop for the night I fuel up first with the 5er attached and then go to the campground where we will stay at for the night.The 5er doesn't get unhitched and the 3 slides are opened until it's time to go to bed.I just make sure the 5er is level. The bedroom slide remains open for the night. In the morning we get cleaned up, the wife make sandwiches for the road and we're off for another day of travelling. We can use the 5er without having to open the slides if we need to. It's a 2009 Cedar Creek. I always unplug from my truck for the night.


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Everyone says the unplug for the night. Is that because it drains the battery if you don’t?

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Mondooker wrote:

Everyone says the unplug for the night. Is that because it drains the battery if you don’t?


YES,it is possible. Especially if you have an inverter.

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Again, It Depends. If hooked to shore power and have a GM the RV's converter will actually be putting a charge into the TV Batteries while also charging the RV's. If not on shore power you would be draining the TV's batteries also. I believe with Fords there is a battery isolater on the charge line between the TV & RV, so no issues hooked up or not. Rams I know nothing about.


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^ Yes, Ford has built in protection. Just another reason to get the blue oval for towing RVs. [emoticon] Does the OP have a Ford?? Hard to say on the Rams, if you call to ask, you will need to speak Spanish.

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