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Old 06-30-2022, 11:48 AM   #1
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Wax on slideout sides? yes or no?

I have a guy here today washing and waxing my Monte. It looks real good! I told him I would run the slides out when he is ready, and he said that he basically cleans them and wipes them down. He says that wax on a slide tend to grab the rubber seals and cause damage. Hmmm ? Maybe - Maybe not.

I was wondering what the wise consensus opinion is here on that topic?
Wax on? or Wax off?
Full disclosure...I have waxed the sides in the past and never noticed a problem. I did it to try to prevent the black rubber marks.
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Old 06-30-2022, 11:50 AM   #2
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I wax mine, haven’t had no issues like that.

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Old 06-30-2022, 12:02 PM   #3
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I wax mine. I would think the seals would slide easier with less binding on a smooth surface vs. a rough one.
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Old 06-30-2022, 01:49 PM   #4
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wax on.
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Old 06-30-2022, 05:43 PM   #5
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wax on.
Ditto....why not.
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Old 07-01-2022, 03:38 AM   #6
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Never had a problem with waxed slides on several RVs
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Old 07-01-2022, 07:58 AM   #7
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agree with all, I have always waxed.
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