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Old 11-12-2012, 03:55 PM   #1
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Buying ADCO Designer cover for Lacrosse 318bhs

Anyone buy one of these? How are they? Also, 318 owners....what size did you order?....the 28'7"-31'6" or the 31'7"-34'.......seems like it falls right in between the two.....
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Old 11-12-2012, 04:08 PM   #2
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Bought one this year. Make sure you cover the rain gutters at all 4 corners. Also the door stops. had some 50mph winds and its holding up well.
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Old 11-12-2012, 04:38 PM   #3
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I like the designer covers from ADCO. Make sure you get the larger size. We bought one that was well within the size of our unit and wish we would have gone a size up. It fits tight and I'm afraid of rubbing. It never hurts to have some slack.
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:08 PM   #4
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Bought one this year. Make sure you cover the rain gutters at all 4 corners. Also the door stops. had some 50mph winds and its holding up well.
How did you cover yours?
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:11 PM   #5
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How did you cover yours?
Most people use tennis balls, some use swim noodles. I used tennis balls with an X cut in them and cut the bottom also to let any water out. I also used the adco designer cover on my 322 and like it.
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:38 PM   #6
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PADave - I am anxiously awaiting your response as I am in the same boat (TT) as you. I have decided on the same cover as you and have the same exact question. I measured the box this morning and came up with 400-inches in length accounting for the spare tire.

Which size did you order?

I do not think the smaller size you mention will work at all as the overall box of the TT is 400-inches (33 ft 4-inches). I was debating the 34-ft or the 37-ft versions. the 37-ft version is overall 447-inches which could leave nearly 4-ft of slack, I think thats a lot, but not sure.
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Old 11-14-2012, 06:15 AM   #7
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I will measure as well...factory says tongue to bumper is 35'7"....I thought that 318 meant 31'8" real box length. I will measure as soon as I can. ...it is tough when you leave home in the dark and get home in the dark. I at least had a little sunlight in the evenings before we turned our clocks back.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:41 AM   #8
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I think the 318 is a measurement if ft^2 of the TT with the slides open.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:47 AM   #9
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I will measure as well...factory says tongue to bumper is 35'7"....I thought that 318 meant 31'8" real box length. I will measure as soon as I can. ...it is tough when you leave home in the dark and get home in the dark. I at least had a little sunlight in the evenings before we turned our clocks back.
Those numbers usually give you an idea, but they can be off several feet.

I hear you about it being dark. I could deal with it being light all 24 hours of the day.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:01 PM   #10
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I bought the largest size last year for our 318BHS. It's worked great, but did rip a bit around the lower corners and lower fol out stairs. I tried both the tennis balls and the swim noodles to cover the sharp points, but couldn't get them to stay on very well. Still a great investment IMHO, as I can live with a few minor tips on the lowest (insignificant) portion of our TT.
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