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Old 06-22-2014, 09:56 AM   #1
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screen for back window?

Does anyone have an idea for a screen for the back window in the FR3 30DS? I don't want something permanent as it still needs to be my escape exit. But, I'd like to be able to open the window and not have kitties get out or bugs get in.

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Old 06-22-2014, 10:10 AM   #2
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Could you post a picture of the window?
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Old 06-22-2014, 10:31 AM   #3
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Here it is. Using a dowl to keep it open. Thought of getting some screening and Velcro, but don't see any way to attach the Velcro without getting in the way of the shade or the window release mechanisms.

Any thoughts?

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Old 06-22-2014, 11:03 AM   #4
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Humm!?!?!?
In order to keep the kitty in you would most likely need to go clear around the window frame with Velcro unless the screening is framed, IMHO that would look terrible.
If the screening is framed it might be too thick for the shade to work as needed.

If possible would a Fantastic Fan or a Maxxair fan in the roof vent give you enough air flow?
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Old 06-22-2014, 11:06 AM   #5
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Yeah, you see the problem. I hadn't thought of a fan for the vent. I'll look into it. Thanks.

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Old 06-22-2014, 11:27 AM   #6
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I know the fan is more money but in order to keep kitty in and let fresh air in or out with a nice looking finish the vent fan may be better option.

You really should wait as someone may have a better suggestion that may be less money.
Is that the only window in the general area?
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Old 06-22-2014, 12:35 PM   #7
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What about this? The screen itself clings to *one* side of hook/loop type tape. That tape could easily be applied behind the levers for opening the emergency window. Simply pull off the screen when not in use and roll it up.

And, You could probably get the tape in a dark color that wouldn't be so visible on the frame of the window.
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Ford Idaho, There are two small windows on either side of the bed, but they don't provide much cross-breeze to the RV as a whole.

Weezer, That DYI flyscreen is much like what I've been thinking about. Think I'll investigate further.

Thanks.

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Installed a Fantastic Fan last night using power off one of the lights. Works great and moves a ton of air. Took about 2 hours start to finish. best part is even without a breeze it ventilates.

/no kitty escapes from the FR3 Supermax
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We had 3 Fantastic fans installed. Each replacing the existing vent. Air movement is no problem for these great fans.
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