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Old 04-23-2015, 07:55 AM   #1
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Ideas on covering corners for winter storage

Hello all,

I know winter is coming to an end but I still keep my RV covered while not in use to protect it from the sun and rain.

I have been unable to come up with a method of covering the sharp edges so that the cover will not rip so easily.

Can people post a few pics of what they do to cover the corners? I cannot figure out a way to keep them on. Specifically the frame corners on the bottom. I was thinking that duck tape would not be the best option as that would leave lots of glue residue.

This seems like such a simple thing but I cannot seem to find a simple solution.




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Old 04-23-2015, 08:16 AM   #2
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You are thinking of putting something on the trailer, but what about putting it on the cover in the area that needs it?? Don't have any suggestions but its an idea to look at.

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Old 04-23-2015, 08:43 AM   #3
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I use these that were used as packing material on the ice maker I purchased. I just hold them in place while I stretch the elastic corners over them. Have held up in 50mph winds. FR does a poor job with some of their finish work all four corners have trim pieces that are just sheared off ( probable shear press) and unfinished. I plan to sand or add small trim pieces just for personal protection of us and our dog.
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Old 04-23-2015, 08:49 PM   #4
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I use pool noodles. They are cheap and can be cut easily. They also slide over the rain gutters and stay in place, I use zip ties to secure them in some areas.
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Old 04-24-2015, 03:49 PM   #5
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Tennis Balls?

I have used cardboard bound with duct tape but i may try to cut slits in tennis balls next time I cover. They should slide over my gutter spouts and protect my cover.
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Old 04-24-2015, 04:35 PM   #6
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I used painters tape wrapped around the gutter ends. Heard slit tennis balls work well.
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Old 04-24-2015, 08:02 PM   #7
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Frame corners

My pop up is fine on the top as the edges are rounded. No gutters.

I need help with the trailer frame corners. That seems to be the hardest place to place covers.


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Old 04-25-2015, 09:28 AM   #8
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I've seen people put a roll of toilet paper on the gutters if you have them (gutters that is)
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Old 04-27-2015, 02:37 PM   #9
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corner covers

i use armaflex pipe insulation, self stick. tape on each side of split 2 years use

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