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Old 07-06-2019, 03:25 PM   #1
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Sky light covers

We have a 2019 Forest River Forester FRC 3051SF. My question does someone make a skylight covers for 22”x30” skylights. I have ones for the 14x14’s.
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Old 07-06-2019, 04:04 PM   #2
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welcome to the forum its a great place to get your questions answered. Are you confusing 14x14 vent covers with a skylight?
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Old 07-06-2019, 04:25 PM   #3
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You are most likely asking about the ones above the dinette and above the sink area. We have a 2014 3051.

Personally I couldn’t find anything so I bought a sewing machine and made my own.

Work great - three layers - reflectix, microwave safe material to stop even more heat, then layer of material to dress them up. Sewed a layer of Velcro around all sides on the skylight side and used command strips to hold in place.

Used them last season and make a huge difference in the temp inside the coach.

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Old 07-06-2019, 09:43 PM   #4
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You are most likely asking about the ones above the dinette and above the sink area. We have a 2014 3051.

Personally I couldn’t find anything so I bought a sewing machine and made my own.

Work great - three layers - reflectix, microwave safe material to stop even more heat, then layer of material to dress them up. Sewed a layer of Velcro around all sides on the skylight side and used command strips to hold in place.

Used them last season and make a huge difference in the temp inside the coach.

Side toward skylight

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Good idea, and you did excellent work.
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Old 07-07-2019, 07:12 AM   #5
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Sky light covers

Thanks. The DW was confused when I told her I ordered a sewing machine.

They were a bit expensive with the machine cost added in.

Used it to make some shoe holders mounted under the closets in the bedroom too.

Nice part is I could make some with design material facing the inside as well if needed to change things up a bit. Couple friends are taking measurements now as well so I may have to make some more.
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Old 07-07-2019, 07:49 AM   #6
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Old 07-07-2019, 01:50 PM   #7
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Thanks for the feed back good information. This is our first class c never had large skylights. This is a great forum, just reading other items has helped a lot. Thanks to all.
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skylight covers

Good thread of info. I just got through making shades for the skylights on our 2019 3051s. We live in Maine and camp a lot here plus all over New England. Usually we don't have high heat but this summer has been brutal. The camper is new to us from last month so still fitting it out. I used light weight fleece and sewed Velcro on the corners and middle. Found Velcro buttons online like are used to put up the privacy screen at the front seats. Joe put the buttons on all the screws on the skylights. They filter the sunlight but don't block the heat. I have small sheets of Reflectix to slide under the fleece as needed.

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I guess some folks like them but not me. I just don’t see any need for skylights. We put heavy reflective material over the plastic and then cut ⅛ inch foam to cover the entire opening. Looking for a better looking material for the main cover but for now this system is blocking 100% of the light and just about all the heat.

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