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Old 08-07-2015, 11:21 AM   #1
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My Heat reduction attempt

So just got done tinting my rig. My hopes are that this will really keep some of the radiant window heat out. I used 20% dark Highly reflective metalized tint (normally used on commcercial building). Supposed to block 99% UV and 85% heat transfer.
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Old 08-07-2015, 12:03 PM   #2
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Where did you find the highly reflective tint? I am thinking of doing the same to mine.
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What's the install like?
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Old 08-07-2015, 01:11 PM   #4
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I know that the darkest automotive tint dropped our temps in our car by 30 degrees so I'm sure you will see the same or better out of your tint.
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Old 08-07-2015, 02:07 PM   #5
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I got it from Amazon. A 36" x 15ft roll was enough to finish with extra. I've tinted professionally when I was younger so it wasn't hard. Flat glass is actually a little harder because you won't have perfect frameless edges like with car windows. Wasn't hard though. Time consuming


This is what I ordered: Geo Window Film Highly Reflective 36" X 15' - Extra Dark https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00S5U8ZOA..._uqpXvb9AMQ9PS

I suggest you ignore the bad reviews. Most bad tint reviews are from people who have no idea how to install tint properly. Even though my package arrived crinkled at the end, it still went on perfectly.
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I got it from Amazon. A 36" x 15" roll was enough to finish with extra. I've tinted professionally when I was younger so it wasn't hard. Flat glass is actually a little harder because you won't have perfect frameless edges like with car windows. Wasn't hard though. Time consuming


This is what I ordered: Geo Window Film Highly Reflective 36" X 15' - Extra Dark https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00S5U8ZOA..._uqpXvb9AMQ9PS

I suggest you ignore the bad reviews. Most bad tint reviews are from people who have no idea how to install tint properly. Even though my package arrived crinkled at the end, it still went on perfectly.
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Old 08-08-2015, 04:50 PM   #7
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Old 08-08-2015, 04:59 PM   #8
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They both have a limited selection and generally won't have highly reflective dark tint
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Questions......I think I would like to do that also. Does that darken the inside? Does it make looking out darker during the day and impossible to see out at night? Thanks.
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Tint actually makes seeing into the camper at night easier tham non tinted windows, works good in the daytime thou
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