Compact Jr roof lift - Fiberglass RV


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Old 07-05-2016, 06:25 AM   #1
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Has anyone replaced the metal lift-slides in their Compact with gas-cylinder lift struts? If so, what size did you use and where did you locate the mounting points?
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I'd like to know too

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I'd like to know too

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Well, after some head-scratching and measuring, I ordered a set of gas struts that I hope will work. They should arrive in the mail Friday or Saturday. I will try to do the mod and let you know how it goes in a few days.
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Cool.
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Cool.
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If it's a bust, I'm out a hundred bucks and some sweat equity. No risk, no reward!
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I think levered they may work better....a lot of them are quite strong used straight.
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