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Old 07-08-2015, 08:22 PM   #11
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We lost ours a few week's ago to hail damage. duck tape got us through the night. Camping World had one in stock. they carry three sizes. Added cover to avoid future problems.
You'll have no more trouble with hail, but temperatures and UV light will eventually destroy the vent lid. It just takes way, way longer time to do it. And no water damage when it finally does break.

Imagine my surprise when I was installing a Vortex fan and found my vent lid in such awful condition!
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Old 07-08-2015, 09:32 PM   #12
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Love the umbrella idea but didn't you have issues with it trying to blow off when going down the road?
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If that vent has a Fantastic Fan in it,,,
You might want to check out the Fantastic Cover ???
Not sure if they still do,,, but they used to make covers in metal ???
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If that vent has a Fantastic Fan in it,,,
You might want to check out the Fantastic Cover ???
Not sure if they still do,,, but they used to make covers in metal ???
No fan, just a plain vent.

And metal lids are available as replacements on some vents, depending on the brand. I went back with a dark tinted plastic lid. I wanted some light, but not a whole lot.

The original vent lid was 8 years old.
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Plastic does get brittle after a few years in the sun !!!
I lost one a few years back in a hail storm,,, also lost the Refer vent cover,,,
even though the TT was covered !!! Also had about 20K damage to the house,,,
Roof - Siding and Rain Gutter got it the worst !!!
Man would I love to have a RV Port !!!
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