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Old 09-05-2013, 12:20 AM   #1
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What is the best cover?

I will be storing my Flagstaff T12Bh during the off season. I want to keep it snug.

What are your suggestions? Thanks in advance
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:50 AM   #2
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I just purchased a Expedition Cover off Ebay for my 2014 Wildwood. I store mine outdoors and the covers have helped keep it clean through the winter months until spring.

Need to make sure all sharp edges are covered in foam prior to installation or else the cover will tear. Other than this I have not experienced any other damages to any of my trailers. Hope this helps.
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Old 09-05-2013, 07:31 AM   #3
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I have an ADCO. Good cover, doors, cinch straps, etc. I use tennis balls with an X cut into them for the downspouts.
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I have an ADCO. Good cover, doors, cinch straps, etc. I use tennis balls with an X cut into them for the downspouts.
Ditto on the tennis balls with an X cut into them for the downspouts.
My expedition cover made it 1 winter almost before ripping.On a windy day last winter the air got under the cover and started pulling the cover upward. Even tho it was snug to my unit. The force of the wind lifting on it bent the heck out of the skirting on that runs along the bottom of the camper. So I took it off!
This year I thinking of getting long 2x12 , parking the unit on them , maybe even jacks down on them. Adding eye bolts and strapping to them.
I to will shopping for a new cover this year. I dont know what cover to get right now.
I do know it will not be a expedition cover. The people there are not responsive to any claims of any kind. They offered me a full credit for what I paid towards a new upgraded cover. Sounds good so i asked for it. NEVER HEARD BACK FROM THEM EVER! Dont respond to me anymore at all. So bad review from me.

I still have that cover with 1 small rip., had it on my 26ft tracer I used to have and will not fit my new Lacrosse. So I have no use for it.
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Old 09-05-2013, 08:10 AM   #5
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Plato, does your Expedition cover have straps that go under the frame to connect the sides of the cover?
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Yes, It has a nylon rope that would tie the side together and I used some bungee cords as well. Straps front and rear for the slack in the cover. Maybe my board and eye hook idea will work?? Dont know but I want to cover my lacrosse some how.
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We just bought an Expedition cover as well. It seems like a good product. I have two front corners I'm a bit concerned about, that they might wear through over time. I'll be looking for some foam to put there. Good tip.

We're fortunate. The previous owner built a carport style dining shelter. It's not pretty, but it has a peaked roof and the camper fits under it. The cover will keep the dirt off of the camper, and the ugly carport will keep the snow/rain/leaves off the cover.

We'll eventually tear down this carport and replace it with one that matches the steel 18'x21' two car carport we have. We originally thought about buying one sized for the camper, but we're now seriously considering going with a duplicate of the size of what we have. Guests could use the empty space for parking, and we'd also be able to set the camper up under the shelter for loading. I really like the idea of having a large cover with room all the way around the camper, for loading in the rain or doing any other work on it.
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We're just bought an Expedition cover as well. It seems like a good product. I have two front corners I'm a bit concerned about, that they might wear through over time. I'll be looking for some foam to put there. Good tip.

We're fortunate. The previous owner built a carport style dining shelter. It's not pretty, but it has a peaked roof and the camper fits under it. The cover will keep the dirt off of the camper, and the ugly carport will keep the snow/rain/leaves off the cover.

We'll eventually tear down this carport and replace it with one that matches the steel 18'x21' two car carport we have. We originally thought about buying one sized for the camper, but we're now seriously considering going with a duplicate of the size of what we have. Guests could use the empty space for parking, and we'd also be able to set the camper up under the shelter for loading. I really like the idea of having a large cover with room all the way around the camper, for loading in the rain or doing any other work on it.
Sounds like your covered then
A large TT vs a pop up covering I would think the expedition will work great for you.
But the camping season just stared as I love to camp into the late fall
For padding I would use something that wont hold moisture if you can
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i like the tennis ball idea on down spouts. i been covering them with some pipe insulation cut to size and then electrical tapping them so they wouldn't come off. the tennis balls seem like they would be enough. i'll have to check the kids toy box to see if we have 4 of them. shhh don't tell.
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i'll have to check the kids toy box to see if we have 4 of them. shhh don't tell.
I stole them from the dog's toy box.

He still doesn't know
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