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Old 03-07-2014, 05:46 PM   #1
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Popup Gizmo do they work?

who has them and how well do they work
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Old 03-07-2014, 05:53 PM   #2
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Use the generic version of the sportsman blanket that my wife has cut & made for our Roo. Used a set on our PUP that we had before the Roo. They really do help keep the TT cooler in the heat & warmer when it's cold out. Couple those with reflectix in the windows of the bunk end & it adds even more.
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Old 03-07-2014, 05:58 PM   #3
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Did use them in our popups (2) the regular one and the shw ones, get the shw (super high winds) they work great. We even left them up in the hw pup.
Lot's of info here about'em. I'm sure other's will help also with more information.
The're good for canvas protection and insulation.
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since they are the #1 mod for hybrid trailers, i guess i'd have to say YES!

you can do a search on any of the 6 hybrid forums i belong to and you'd find thousands of posts about how great they are.

they provide temperature regulation in cold and hot weather, they help reduce inside condensation, they darken the tent ends for late risers and naps and they help keep the canvas protected from tree sap and bird poop.

is that enough?

by the way, i've had them for over 7 years on my hybrid and i always use them.
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Old 03-07-2014, 08:01 PM   #5
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who has them and how well do they work

I do and they work very well to:

Keep you cooler in the summer
Keep you warmer in the spring and fall
Darken the interior, which is good or bad depending how you look at it.
Keeps your canvas clean
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I wish I could comment. I didn't have them last year. Got them on their Black Friday sale.

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since they are the #1 mod for hybrid trailers, i guess i'd have to say YES!

you can do a search on any of the 6 hybrid forums i belong to and you'd find thousands of posts about how great they are.

they provide temperature regulation in cold and hot weather, they help reduce inside condensation, they darken the tent ends for late risers and naps and they help keep the canvas protected from tree sap and bird poop.

is that enough?

by the way, i've had them for over 7 years on my hybrid and i always use them.
x2!

I no longer have a hybrid, but used them for a couple years on my PUP and then kept them for my Roo 23SS and used them for another 5 years.

I feel I more than got my money's worth out of my pair!
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We used space blanket ones that DW sewed together to fit out popup and then our hybrid. Agree with what all others have stated about the benefits.

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We've used them on both our popups and our Shamrock and they do work! They also help with the condensation issue.
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Old 03-10-2014, 04:55 PM   #10
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They work great!! We used them on our pup when we had it. We live in South Georgia and during the summer they would make between 15-20 degrees difference on the inside of the pup. We loved them but I let them go with the pup when I sold it. I had no need for them anymore but if I ever get another pup or hybrid you can bet I will be purchasing another set of pop-up gizmos!!
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