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Old 06-19-2016, 06:01 PM   #1
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What do we know about-

Air-tabs. Another item that gets great reviews on their website. Now I will ask the real folks.
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Old 06-19-2016, 06:16 PM   #2
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Air-tabs. Another item that gets great reviews on their website. Now I will ask the real folks.
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I don't know. I recently saw another post about this subject, So I went looking at what I could google and it seemed dated to me. Sounds great but the applications shown on "youtube" looked like an effort. Can you post a link?

I am missing something, who are the "real folks"? Is this something from a salesman?
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Real folks like the ones on this forum that give you the real yays and nays.
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Old 06-19-2016, 06:27 PM   #4
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Thanks for the link and the comment. The link, I will use, and the comment I will use to defend myself with the DW. LOL

You are available to defend me right?
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I've seen a few pics of a fifth wheel with them on it, maybe OC?
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Old 06-19-2016, 09:09 PM   #7
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Old 06-20-2016, 10:46 AM   #8
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User OldCoot here on FRF used them on a travel trailer.

use of air tabs

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https://www.google.com/search?q=oldc...hrome&ie=UTF-8
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Somewhat related: what about using a "trailer tail" that you see on the rear of semi trailers? They are suppose to save 7% fuel at 60-65 mph.
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As someone who has been involved with aerodynamics all his life, I cannot envision any application of tabs on an existing MH that would be able to make any measurable difference in the aerodynamic qualities of a MH. When I say measurable, I also include highly technical laboratory measurements that could take place in a very controlled environment.


If you want to clean up the airflow around a MH, start by rounding off all the corners, and if you included a trailer tail, you might see a very, very small improvement.
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