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Old 08-19-2016, 07:12 AM   #1
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Slide-out toppers

We are in the process of purchasing a new Rezerve 31 SB and it has 2 slide-outs. The dealer is suggesting the purchase of toppers for the slide-outs. What are your guys take on them? Curious if they prevent damage, and how well they work?
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Old 08-19-2016, 07:46 AM   #2
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I have had units with and without. Myself, I highly recommend them.
The roof on those slide outs have very little insulation, The topper helps keep it cooler.
They help keep the debris off, that makes it easier when you retract them. Also in the same sense it will help prevent damage to the seals and flapper.
I also think they help prevent water leaks up there.
My opinion--and I'm sure you will get different ones.
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Old 08-19-2016, 07:49 AM   #3
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I had them, I didn't have them. I would have them.
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I have had them on the last 3 units and won't be w/o them. There are some models with cathedral ceilings in the slideout that can't use toppers that I wouldn't buy for that reason. Toppers are pretty inexpensive if ordered and installed at the factory.
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I would recommend them for all of the reasons stated above. I have had them on my present and past trailers over the past nine years and have not had any problems with them.
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Depends on if you will be in windy weather a lot, if so DO NOT get them they will drive you nuts flopping,.if just occasional winds get them for all the reasons above.
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Old 08-19-2016, 12:39 PM   #7
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Tell the dealer since he suggest them. Include them for free
Yes. I would get them.
I put them on all four of my slides
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I agree with Tony. Their idea, roll them into the deal. I put toppers on our TT this year and regret not including it in with the original deal.
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I recommend them.
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Thanks for all the input! We called them up and had them order them so they're going to be installed before we take delivery.
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