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Old 06-10-2018, 09:42 AM
jameshreed53 jameshreed53 is offline
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Default 2922KS electric living room slide

Moving on up from a 2010 2720sl to a 2015 2922ks with the electric living room slide. Will the camper battery run the slide, or do you need to be hooked up to shore power or tow vehicle to operate it? Thanks.
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Old 06-10-2018, 10:40 AM
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Assuming the camper battery is charged, it will run the slide. I don't know how much it depletes your battery, but if you intend to boondock, you will appreciate having some recharge capability.

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Old 06-13-2018, 10:51 AM
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I believe most if not all 2015's were made in Nebraska which suffered with inexperienced workers and poor quality control. Do a very thorough inspection before your purchase, hopefully this one was made in Tennessee.
Former owner of a brand new 2015 2720QD that began to fall apart on the drive
home. It spent 1 month waiting for TM Mfg to pick it up and 2 months later it was
returned with nearly as much damaged as was repaired. I took it back to
Custom RV (2400 mile round trip) where it sat 5 months waiting for parts
and repairs before I gave up and traded it in for a loss of close to $8K.
9,600 miles we traveled during the 11 months of ownership dealing exclusively
with repairs of this POS Trailmanor.
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Old 06-14-2018, 08:30 AM
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It only takes about 15 seconds to open the slide, and it does not deplete the battery. We've not had any issues other than when we accidentally broke the switch first trip out, and we had to open/close manually, which is not too much fun! (The slide is heavy with the electric motor attached).

To Bill's point, we never had problems even before we added the suitcase solar panels, but our model did come with an 80W panel installed, so we have always had a way to recharge.
2013 2922KS, 80W solar panel, awning, AC, front window, over stove/sink cabinets and wardrobe.
2014 Ford Explorer with tow package, Tekonsha brake controller, Reese WDH, Renogy 100 W portable solar suitcase, modified for 7 pin plug. (Our battery is up front, under sofa). Modified to fill hot water and holding tanks with unit closed.
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Old 06-17-2018, 10:22 AM
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Default 2922 electric living room slide

Thanks to everyone for the responses. Glad to hear that the camper battery will run the slide! By the way, this one was built in Tennessee in 2014. Thanks again.
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