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Old 08-11-2012, 01:10 PM   #1
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Fan-Tastic Vent Cover

I have installed a Fantastic vent in the bathroom and plan on putting one over the bed as well....already purchased but not installed.

I want to put covers on these fans so that they can be used in the rain and while driving in the rain. FAntastic has new covers that are really a good cost and wanted to see if any have installed these and your opinions?

Thanks. Camping world has them on for about 35 each this weeekend.
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Old 08-11-2012, 01:43 PM   #2
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We have the fantastic cover. It was easy to install.
The one big difference is that you have to remove 4 screws from the vent and replace them with the larger screws supplied ( the other vent cover I had on my old trailer screwed to the side of the vent).
The quality looks about the same as the other covers, I have only had it for a couple of months so not sure how it will stand up over the long haul.
Air flow from the fan does not seem to be effected to much.
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Installed very easily if you have a Create-a-Breeze or Fantastic Vent. All you need is a screwdriver and some Dicor self leveling sealant. You have to take off the sealant over the 4 screws you remove and then re-seal the new screws. I have had my vent open all summer because of the heat and have not had any problems with rain with this cover. Very satisfied.
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Old 08-11-2012, 03:54 PM   #4
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Got 2 on mine. I like them better than the other brand (the name escapes me) I think. Seems like the vent opens further. Same vent for the exhaust fan too. I had the huge expensive one for exhaust before and I can't tell any difference.
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Old 08-11-2012, 03:56 PM   #5
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Also I bought the black ones. Knocks out a lot of light and heat.
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Old 08-11-2012, 07:08 PM   #6
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That was my next question....should I go with the smoke or the white? I want it to look ok from the outside as the camper is white but also want to block out some of the light in the AM.
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Old 08-12-2012, 01:24 PM   #7
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We put the smoke vent covers on our white TT. I think it cuts the glare a little and they don't look out of place. We had a tough time deciding between white or smoke and are glad we went with the smoke covers.
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There is a smoke and a black. Mine said black. They are not translucent like the smoke. I wanted the darkest possible. They will block out a lot more light if that's what you're looking for.
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The vent / fan cover from Walmart (Is that a Camco?) was easy to install too. We have 3 fans and 3 different covers (one fantastic, one max air and one camco) Honestly they are all about the same - I see no difference except the logo. I'd go for price.

I like the extra light inside - saves battery power.
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