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Starting in 2016 and perhaps sooner, Discovery motorhomes with drop down slides have a gap between the edge of the slide floor and the floor of the coach. This gap is about 2" wide and is right where your chair legs want to be when you are sitting at the table. In addition, continually stepping on the carpet causes the carpet to wear and the backing to deteriorate leading to early carpet replacement. I even know of once person who turned their ankle when they stepped on the carpet over the gap. As a design feature, it's not one of Fleetwood's finest efforts. Many owners have discussed this with REV and although a fix has been promised, no fix is available as of now.
"NoGap" is the solution that Fleetwood SHOULD have implemented. It is a simple solution and can be installed by most anyone with a cordless drill (Phillips bit) or installation will be available. NoGap is a piano hinge and a piece of 1/8" aluminum...the same material as the outer edge of the slide box is made from. When the slide is extended, the NoGap spans the gap and rests on the plastic ramp giving you a flat floor. Your chair can go anywhere you want to put it. As the slide comes in, the NoGap hinges allow it to droop with the carpet. When the slide is fully in, the NoGap is not on the floor. In use, you'll never know it is there except the gap is gone.
Some photos are below. Yes, you can make them yourself but I doubt you can make them cheaper than I can sell them to you unless you have some specialized equipment like I do. If you want to make some for yourself have at it. If you rip off my idea and try to sell them I'll probably be a bit upset. :)
Here are some Youtube videos that show it in operation.
Installation is straightforward and takes less than an hour. The photos below show the process.
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