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Old 09-06-2016, 03:09 PM   #11
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We have the same antenna. We used the foam tubing that you use to cover water pipes. Measure, cut and slice one side. Slide it on and you are all set. Last three years worked great.
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Old 09-06-2016, 03:19 PM   #12
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About 10 years ago we had the ADCO cover for a 5th Wheel. We covered every corner and anything that we would consider sharp with old throw rugs or towels. They were soft. Had the cover professionally patched (repair all the rips) and then the first year we did the winter "snowbird" thing, the son helped the DH pull it off in January. It was frozen to the top and the darn thing practically ripped to shreds. Well we cut it up and made a bike cover out of it for the bikes on the bike rack. Never bought another one again, but now we do go to Florida in October so don't winterize or need a cover.
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Old 09-06-2016, 04:56 PM   #13
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Be sure to use tennis balls on the downspouts, too. The little bags that came with our cover didn't do the job and we ended up with holes in a brand new cover before we replaced the bags with tennis balls.

I like the pool noodle idea. We'e always used rags and duct tape for the corners of the ladder. Also used styrofoam to cover the lower corners of the trailer, too.
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Old 09-06-2016, 05:56 PM   #14
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Build a light weight wood box and put some "felt" or "pool Noodle" on underside....Put cover over roof/antenna and then a heavy rock on that......J
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Old 09-07-2016, 03:10 PM   #15
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Thanks for all the ideas and information everyone. I plan on climbing up to look at it closer this weekend to see how I can apply some of the ideas you've given me.
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Thanks for all the ideas and information everyone. I plan on climbing up to look at it closer this weekend to see how I can apply some of the ideas you've given me.
Do be careful when you are up there, that sudden stop can hurt just a touch.
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Old 09-07-2016, 05:25 PM   #17
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I bought a large plastic storage bin at wally world. I the added sections of split foam pipe insulation all around the lip ( use the type with the double sided tape) . I just invert it over the antenna and all is well. I have done this for several winters and no marks at all on roof. Try to find a bin with rounded corners on the bottom so it will not damage cover.
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We covered our 2500TS last winter and the only problem we had was the anti bellowing devices on the slides worn thru the cover. This winter we plan on removing them . The Tyvec is pretty tough stuff but it did not stand up to the wind over the winter on the devices at the ends of the slides., Easily removed with one screw.. Sure like the idea of the pool noodles even though our TV antenna did not bother the cover.. Another situation some may have is the drip extensions which may wear thru the cover.


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I haven't quite figured out what to do with those drip extensions at each corner of the roof yet either. Might try the pool noodle idea on those too. It looks like those will wear through the cover pretty quickly.
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I haven't quite figured out what to do with those drip extensions at each corner of the roof yet either. Might try the pool noodle idea on those too. It looks like those will wear through the cover pretty quickly.
They will indeed rip the cover, pool noodles or a tennis ball with an X cut on them. will do the trick.
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