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Old 09-13-2016, 12:57 PM   #1
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Ripped RV Cover?

I'm ready to buy a cover for my new 20-ft travel trailer. It will be stored outdoors on a cold, snowy and windy piece of property I own.

I've found a number of what appear to be quality covers that run between $150 and $200, but notice that in the owner reviews, many people complain about ripping their cover during installation and removal.

I've looked at my new trailer and the most likely place to snag and rip the cover would be the TV antenna.

Anyone have a trick for avoiding rips? I'm thinking a plastic tarp on the roof -- under the cover itself might work.

Thanks.
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I lay a piece of carpet under padding over top of the tv antenna and loosen then lay the radio one flat. Has worked for me
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Old 09-15-2016, 01:49 PM   #3
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I put my cover on last night, thought I would share a few other tips I do. I put tennis balls over the eaves extensions and I happen to have old soccer balls around that I also cut a hole in and slide over the bumper ends.
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