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Old 02-02-2016, 01:51 AM   #1
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Vent covers white black or smoke?

Other than the way they look from the outside are there pros and cons to different colors? Opinions?
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Old 02-02-2016, 02:04 AM   #2
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White will let the most light in, black the least... Smoke in the middle. I find that a LOT of heat and cold comes through my vents and have blocked them off with reflextix insulation (I have white vents). If I had a do over I;d do black just to keep out the heat. I do not need the light, that is what LEDs were made for. BUT, the black will get hotter... So all my thought might be for not, welcome BTW.
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Old 02-02-2016, 06:36 AM   #3
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Just pick a color,we chose white! We also chose MaxAirII covers for all our Vents,power and Non power! MaxAir Fan Mates are also a New Option for Power or Non power vents! I see you have a PT Crusader,Rockwood/Flagstaff now install MaxAir covers at the Factory,The vent LIDs are very thin and their Life span is Very short,cover them all! Also Highly recommend Inside vent cushions for (1 noise reduction,2 repel Summer Heat entering,3 Prevent Heat Loss in Cold conditions,4 block Bright Sunlight! Youroo!!
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Had white on the old TT, because TT was white. This one(emerald edition) came with black Max Air IIs on 2 out of the 3 and installed smoke Max Air II on the 1 that I did buy extra, just for looks. It lets in a surprising amount of light (as if it were clear). From looking at it from the ground, you can't really tell that they aren't all black. What looks good to you?
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Old 02-02-2016, 07:48 AM   #6
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Had white on the old TT, because TT was white. This one(emerald edition) came with black Max Air IIs on 2 out of the 3 and installed smoke Max Air II on the 1 that I did buy extra, just for looks. It lets in a surprising amount of light (as if it were clear). From looking at it from the ground, you can't really tell that they aren't all black. What looks good to you?
Jeff I see yours is a 16,all the 16's on display at Goshen had Max Air Fan Mates installed from the Factory? This was on the Rockwood/Flagstaff units! Youroo!!
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We have smoke covers on our Crusader

We also have those vent pillows to put in each one - kitchen one is never used, pillow in place 24/7 (cannot reach vent anyway)
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Old 02-03-2016, 10:40 PM   #8
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Other than the way they look from the outside are there pros and cons to different colors? Opinions?
all the vent covers are translucent no matter the color,
they don't block the sun, they just defuse it and we didn't like that,
on three different vent cover installs, before installing I've always taped off and protected the top side of the vent cover, and then sprayed the underside w/several coats of flat black paint to create a true sun block,
on the two white covers, I then applied a coat of white over the black and they both looked just like they did originally, except then they were a true sun block cover,
blocking both sun and heat,
if I ever install another vent cover, I'll repeat the process every time, we like the results
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Black on ours as all the trim on the trailer is black. They are made by Camco and they are NOT translucent. They are a solid black with no light whatsoever coming through them.
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Had black originals, but they dry rotted and fell apart in 3rd year. Just replaced with thick white ones..
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