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Old 05-04-2015, 11:29 AM   #1
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Skylight Protection During Storage

As we enter into hailstorm season in PA, I was having real concerns about protecting the skylights while in storage. My buddy is a contractor and helped me make large foam blocks out of industrial insulation foam.

The foam can be cut on a table saw and assembled with drywall screws. I also like that they keep the cover off the skylights, so less scratches over time.

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Old 05-04-2015, 11:42 AM   #2
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Skylight protection 24/7.
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Old 05-04-2015, 03:19 PM   #3
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Nice idea, N3XG and welcome to the forum. BTW do you mind if I call you "N?"
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Old 05-04-2015, 08:43 PM   #4
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Thanks Tom, you can call me Rodney.
BTW, N3XG is my amateur radio license call sign.
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Old 05-05-2015, 11:53 AM   #5
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I think I will build a set of those covers to protect my windows form the tarp that covers my camper. Right now I use microfiber towels but they don't stay in place well.


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BTW, N3XG is my amateur radio license call sign.

I'd thought it was and googled it up. I don't do amateur radio to call N3XG, so I guess I'll take your kind offer and call you Rodney.

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Old 05-05-2015, 12:04 PM   #6
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For a quick inexpensive solution, I use inverted storage containers with the split foam pipe insulation around the lip. Initially used to protect TV antenna ( non-fold down type) from cover full of snow, Work great, inexpensive and quick.
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Thanks Tom, you can call me Rodney.
BTW, N3XG is my amateur radio license call sign.
There are a lot of hams on here!

I'm K1SWR, formerly KC0ZMX.
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Old 05-05-2015, 09:38 PM   #8
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Great idea! Do you use these when traveling as well?
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Old 05-06-2015, 08:09 PM   #9
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I dont uses them for traveling, only storage.
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