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setup of a slide in
« on: March 30, 2008, 06:08:24 PM »
when you set up your slide in do you use your jacks? I guess you would.  this is the first slide in I have owned.  I could use alot of pointers for set up, please can anyone help?  Thanks ;D
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Re: setup of a slide in
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2008, 10:56:59 PM »
I guess it might depend upon the level of the site. You could use the jacks to help level but you do not want to exert so much pressure that you will be causing problems with the unit hooked to the truck. Hopefully, most sites will be fairly level and you won't have to use the jacks much to make the unit level.

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Re: setup of a slide in
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2008, 09:53:10 AM »
I get the truck as level as possible, then put the jacks down to steady the whole unit.  I don't use them to lift the unit.  Get some Lynx levelers or maake up some 2x6 ramps, this will help level out the truck.

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