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Old 02-04-2016, 08:49 PM   #1
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Magne Shades

I am considering the purchase of a Magne Shade for my 2016 Georgetown XL 369 to cover the windshield, side windows and entry door. I think the prints you can put on them are awesome. I am not purchasing just for the UV protection, and ease of installing, but for privacy also.

At night, with the interior lights on, the inside is visible through the space between the windshield and side window night shades. More importantly, the tinted entry door window may as well be made from clear glass.

Can anyone who has used the Magne Shade tell me if you have the same privacy with the interior lights on at night as you do in the daylight?

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Old 02-04-2016, 08:53 PM   #2
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I was told that at night, you can see in with ease if you have the lights on.
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Old 02-04-2016, 09:33 PM   #3
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That is disappointing to hear.
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Old 02-14-2016, 02:32 PM   #4
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Magne Shades

The sun shades work well for privacy if the interior is darker than the outside. Once it gets dark outside or you turn on interior lights you can see thru them. Some examples below. If in this case the side windows are covered with the same type of screen or the roll down side window shades are closed the sun shade acts as a one way mirror. Once you have covered all the windows you can see out and they can't see in.

If you leave the side windows uncovered as you can see in the photo the window shade appears slightly transparent.

We chose ours with the mountain lion print.

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Old 02-14-2016, 03:53 PM   #5
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That is a great demonstration. Thank you. How long have you had this shade? Does it seem to be holding up as advertised? Any regrets?

I don't mind spending the money, I just want to make sure I am getting my money's worth.
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Full disclosure. Mine is not a magna. It's a Heritage art. Inside screen.
My MH front is fiberglass and very tall. I chose Heritage because it's easier to apply from the inside. These screens all seem to made with the same material. Ours comes with a full sewn in Velcro strip on the top. Round adhesive Velcroe dots stick on the windshield.

Keeps me from having to get out the folding ladder.

http://www.heritageartltd.com/library.html


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Old 02-14-2016, 10:37 PM   #7
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Thanks for the link. Hertigage has some nice screens. Plus, they are a less expensive than Magne Screen. I really like Hertigage's patio screens.
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We have the Heritage one. Had it delivered right to the FROG rally last year. So far so good.
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Not to slam any other product but a inside screen does not work as well as a outside screen. The Magna will give very good privacy until dark then it is transparent.
Also the outside screen keeps the heat out much better than the inside does. Absolutely no comparison. You need to stop the sun before it gets inside.
The Magna Shade is very easy to put up and take down. No ladder needed. I put mine on in minutes by my self. No ladder. It is one of the best things I have gotten for the Moho.
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Although we have the interior blinds, I'm liking the idea of an exterior blind for the heat (and cool point of some of the prints). Our interior front shade actually runs in a groove down the pillar and the side shades overlap, so there is no possible way to see in. I'll see next month when in FL whether it will be worth while or not.
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