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Old 04-27-2012, 07:13 PM   #1
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does anyone use covers on their fifthwheel. How hard is it install and what type is recommended?

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Old 04-28-2012, 09:49 AM   #2
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I do not cover my 5er as mine sits inside a shed 6 mo. out of the year !
adco makes a nice cover !

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Old 04-30-2012, 10:32 PM   #3
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I cover mine in winter, that's half the year in Minnesota, they work great but I ran into trouble with the rain spouts ( gutters ) tearing holes in it. I wrap the spouts with bubble wrap and a rubber band and that worked till a big wind knocked a. Couple off and know I have tears, the covers are several hundred $ for a 31 ft fifth wheel camper. So I'll patch it up and re enforce the weak spots.
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Old 04-30-2012, 10:51 PM   #4
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The manufacturer's and dealers don't cover theirs.
I cover the air conditioner just to keep leaves out.
I take the dirty roof over worn holes in the roof membrane from wind wear; and broken antennas and vents.
I go into my camper all winter long checking on stuff and working on mods. A cover would just be in my way.

Short answer: save the money for cool mods you want to do.

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