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Old 08-20-2016, 09:54 AM   #1
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Magne Shade.

We just installed our new Magne Shades and what a difference they make on cooling the coach. Click image for larger version

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Old 08-20-2016, 03:20 PM   #2
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Looking good there.
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Old 08-20-2016, 04:15 PM   #3
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Love mine and living in Arizona it is a must have! Love the daytime privacy as well.


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Old 08-21-2016, 06:35 PM   #4
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If you have someone who is handy with a sewing machine you can save about $300 making your own out of the same sunbrella they use and the same magnets (the magnets cost more than the fabric)
We were lucky enough where my mother in law is that handy with a sewing machine and made the shades for the front and drivers window for under $250- again magnets were about $150 of that price, if I recall correctly.
Great concept, just over priced when you look at the cost to do your own.
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If you have someone who is handy with a sewing machine you can save about $300 making your own out of the same sunbrella they use and the same magnets (the magnets cost more than the fabric)
We were lucky enough where my mother in law is that handy with a sewing machine and made the shades for the front and drivers window for under $250- again magnets were about $150 of that price, if I recall correctly.
Great concept, just over priced when you look at the cost to do your own.

I have seen a bunch of homemade products attempting to copy a really well made product. They all look like crap and sag and fall off. Roger makes a great product that is well worth the expense. It holds up for years and still looks great. He even helps put them on if he has time. Magna Shade supports the FR rally every year and I'm proud to say he is a friend. Copying a patented product is like copying movies. It's illegal for a reason. This is a small family run business that employees 25-30 people. No one is getting rich just a guy trying to do the right thing.
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I have seen a bunch of homemade products attempting to copy a really well made product. They all look like crap and sag and fall off. Roger makes a great product that is well worth the expense. It holds up for years and still looks great. He even helps put them on if he has time. Magna Shade supports the FR rally every year and I'm proud to say he is a friend. Copying a patented product is like copying movies. It's illegal for a reason. This is a small family run business that employees 25-30 people. No one is getting rich just a guy trying to do the right thing.

X2 Totally agree !
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Old 08-22-2016, 05:07 AM   #7
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Magne Shade.

I agree - some look like crap but if you know a seamstress that solves the problem, measure twice cut once fixed that....
As for a patent violation, nice try. A patent violation did not occur as I did not use his exact process or materials which is what is protected, I used his concept the same type of material, but where he doesn't tell what exact material or magnets I couldn't make a true copy so therefore couldn't violate his patent if he actually has one already approved.
Just looking to save someone a lot of money on the mark up guys, no need to get on the high horse and claim I'm violating the law by making my own sun shade....
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I have seen a bunch of homemade products attempting to copy a really well made product. They all look like crap and sag and fall off. Roger makes a great product that is well worth the expense. It holds up for years and still looks great. He even helps put them on if he has time. Magna Shade supports the FR rally every year and I'm proud to say he is a friend. Copying a patented product is like copying movies. It's illegal for a reason. This is a small family run business that employees 25-30 people. No one is getting rich just a guy trying to do the right thing.

Roger and friends installed our Magna shades at the FROG Rally. The installation is easy with two people. They look fantastic and even do a better keeping the coach cool.
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I'm thrilled at the results I got installing my Magnashades. You could say I'm a "happy camper"!
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i love mine. i have the tire shades also. 3 years and no problems
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