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Old 09-04-2015, 07:57 AM   #11
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I think they have a Disclaimer about Not using a Fire Hose directly at the Max Covers or Driving backwards in the Rain at High Speed also! Youroo!!
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Old 09-04-2015, 01:03 PM   #12
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I have the Maxair II covers on my vents. We've had driving rain and no water comes in. I leave the vents open all the time to keep air circulating through the trailer.
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Old 09-04-2015, 01:16 PM   #13
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Our last camper had a vent lid go terribly bad. I'm not a chemist, but I wonder if all the sticky sap and other stuff from our black locust tree that accumulates on the top (of everything within 100 feet!) is acidic and causes premature failure of plastic, paint, and other surfaces. I try to wash every surface (camper, cars, tables, etc) two or tree times a year with soapy water to get rid of the sticky, slimy crud, but I think the final solution is going to be the end of that tree.
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Old 09-04-2015, 01:29 PM   #14
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I've found over the years the standard crank vent cover to be poor quality plastic, no matter what brand RV you get, that will easily crack after a few years in the sun. You can quite often see the broken vents flapping in the breeze of the vacuum of the windflow over the trailers with the broken vents during the summer.

EVERY vent now gets a cover, Camco is fine for me, well made and work fine, even put over the Fantastic fans we've had in RV's. Only a bit more work to install and a BUNCH of money saved, like $20 for Camco and $65 for the bells and whistles covers they want you to get for a powered fan vent.
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Old 09-04-2015, 01:39 PM   #15
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like most oem stuff, the mfg. uses the cheapest parts/materials they can. mine did the same thing so went to my local rv guy and had them all replaced with a heavier duty hatch.
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Old 09-04-2015, 02:14 PM   #16
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How many of your non fan vents have a "fan mate" ?

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Old 09-04-2015, 02:40 PM   #17
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Maxx Air II works just fine in our application, even with the fan. Ours stays indoors when not in use, so it's not on there to just protect the cover. Blocks light and helps with the heat. As long as you have A cover, that's all that matters. Everybody has their preference on what works for their specific rig.
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Old 09-04-2015, 03:14 PM   #18
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Older tt or campers did not have all the fancy covers to protect from the UV rays so after about 5 years they disintegrated. Should you buy a new camper without the covers one can use 303 Protectant and it does work well. I also now use it on my new camper to protect the over head sunlight's from frosting over. Later RJD
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Old 09-04-2015, 03:41 PM   #19
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Don't buy the max air II vents
Buy the new and improved maxx air vent covers.
"Fan mate"
Airxcel | Maxxair | FANMATE
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what's the difference between this one and the other Max Air vent covers?
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what's the difference between this one and the other Max Air vent covers?
Better air flow with a vent fan.

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