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Old 05-08-2013, 09:13 PM   #11
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Purchse the Crusader 270RET a year ago..also bought an ADCO Designer Series 5th Wheel Cover for it..took us a year to finally get it on...wish we had done it sooner..really does a great job in keeping the top cleaner and the sides as well..Do get the ADCO with the Tyvek Roof...more money, but well worth it..it fits well and having the zippered sides really works well in getting in and out during the winter months or just sitting between outings..





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We looked into a cover. Talking with other RV owners some say that the covers can rub the finish on the RVs. We decided in a Metal pole building.
Ours is 15' tall x 18' wide and 36' long. You can check out the following web site: Pole Buildings | Steel Pole Buildings | Newmart Builders Inc.
We went straight to the Newmart Builders and purchased it. It took the contractors (3 persons) 3 1/2 hours to set up
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Old 05-09-2013, 11:17 PM   #12
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We have a Sunseeker 2860 and I did a lot of research on RV covers and decided to spend the extra bucks on a Calmark cover. In Colorado we usually store the RV from about Oct till May so it's worth it to us. Kinda pricey but you get what you pay for..beside it's Made in the USA.

Get on their web site and ask for a sample package.
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Old 05-10-2013, 06:02 AM   #13
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We ordered and use the Calmark cover as well. With the v-nose trailer it was custom made and fits like a glove.
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Old 05-10-2013, 06:46 AM   #14
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\..really does a great job in keeping the top cleaner and the sides as well..Do get the ADCO with the Tyvek Roof...more money, but well worth it..it fits well and having the zippered sides really works well in getting in and out during the winter months or just sitting between outings..

X2 We have the same on our TT and very happy with it so far. I do wish I could get it as tight and smooth as the one in your pic you. Mine bunches up around the axles.
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:01 AM   #15
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Best application of cover i've seen to prevent billowing and tears:

Obviously cover all edges and corners with noodles or tennis balls. Apply cover
Tie down with inexpensive web belts/ratches at 3 or 4 locations across roof, down siides and across bottom about 40' each as a girth belts.
Lastly add a longer longitudinal belt front to back and return to front and secure. This belt would be abot 80' made with 15 or 20' secrions. Can buy webinf with ratchets in Wmart or dollar+ stores. Works better than finding your 300+ cover in shreds!
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Old 07-25-2013, 12:01 AM   #16
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Seems like most people cover their trailer. I have been trying to decide if I was going to or not. Maybe I should. I have a 2013 Roo. Upgrade from a popup trailer that I wish i kept covered. One question, how do you deal with the radio antenna on the roof? Do I just bent it over or does it remove?
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Old 07-25-2013, 06:03 AM   #17
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Seems like most people cover their trailer. I have been trying to decide if I was going to or not. Maybe I should. I have a 2013 Roo. Upgrade from a popup trailer that I wish i kept covered. One question, how do you deal with the radio antenna on the roof? Do I just bent it over or does it remove?
Actually most people do not cover their trailers you just hear from the people that do. If you live in an area that is windy I personally do not recommend it. Covers don't last long & can cause paint damage. ( Mine lasted less than 3 months) If it is not windy it is up to you...........

Most RV people I know that have bought a cover either use it once & trash it or after the first season never buy another........

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Old 07-25-2013, 07:15 AM   #18
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I covered mine this past winter and it worked great. Keep the unit clean with all the snow ice and rain we had thru the non-camping season. My TT is not that big so it is easy to cover. I did put tennis balls on the gutter spouts and on the awning lever. The radio antenna lays flat. There is a screw on the adjustment ball, so loosen and lay flat.
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Old 07-25-2013, 03:22 PM   #19
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I covered mine this past winter and it worked great. Keep the unit clean with all the snow ice and rain we had thru the non-camping season. My TT is not that big so it is easy to cover. I did put tennis balls on the gutter spouts and on the awning lever. The radio antenna lays flat. There is a screw on the adjustment ball, so loosen and lay flat.
Thanks for the input. I will look at the antenna. I live in Ohio so you never know what the weather is going to be like. It can be windy but not for long periods of time. Your talking more of a storm and that's it. Nut the constant rain, ice, snow the sun, then snow again make me concerned about expansion and contraction of items on the roof. Just wanted to know what others did.
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We have a v-nose trailer so we had to order a custom cover to get a good fit. We have covered it for two winters and have no affects from rubbing. I do admit, we park it where the north wind cannot get to it behind our barn. Before you ask--the barn isn't tall enough to park inside. Built it before I ever thought I would own a trailer. Tennis balls on the downspouts. I'm glad we made the investment. Make sure your cover can "breathe".
OLD CAR--Where did you find a cover for the windjammer? I have a 2010 winjammer and can't find one unless I have it custom made.
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