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Old 10-19-2021, 12:26 PM   #1
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2021 26DBH cover

Curious if anyone has found a cover that they like. Just curious about the fitment, generic covers are all Iíve found and I know thereís a lot of variation in shapes of trailers and donít want to buy something thatís going to be super baggy but also donít want something thatís so tight that I rip it when using. Any suggestions/pictures/links to what youíve got would be appreciated!
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Old 10-20-2021, 07:15 PM   #2
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im new to this rv/travel trailer thing, so dont take what i say seriously,
i am of the opinion that these need to breathe and covering them will only trap moisture, i leave mine in the open with the old tires installed and moisture absorbing "buckets" i get from dollar tree, i do keep a five gallon bucket ofer the power tongue jack after having replaced mine from water damage
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Old 10-20-2021, 07:22 PM   #3
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im new to this rv/travel trailer thing, so dont take what i say seriously,

i am of the opinion that these need to breathe and covering them will only trap moisture, i leave mine in the open with the old tires installed and moisture absorbing "buckets" i get from dollar tree, i do keep a five gallon bucket ofer the power tongue jack after having replaced mine from water damage
Obviously since you're new to RVs, you're not aware that RV covers ARE designed to breathe.
Tarps are not.
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Old 10-20-2021, 07:24 PM   #4
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Obviously since you're new to RVs, you're not aware that RV covers ARE designed to breathe.
Tarps are not.
noted. thanks
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Old 10-21-2021, 01:51 PM   #5
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After some research, we decided on Classic Accessories PermaPRO.

Will be installing it as soon as we get our camper back from some warranty repairs; so I don't have any experience with it yet.
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Old 10-23-2021, 10:35 AM   #6
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Are there any benefits to covering the trailer? Where I store my trailer just a handful of owners cover their trailers. My biggest concern is heavy snow piling up on the top of the trailer. A cover won't help with that.
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Old 10-23-2021, 11:38 AM   #7
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Are there any benefits to covering the trailer? Where I store my trailer just a handful of owners cover their trailers. My biggest concern is heavy snow piling up on the top of the trailer. A cover won't help with that.
Personally I’m more concerned about ice. I’ve seen it make things leak that don’t normally leak, so I’d rather that was on the cover than on the doors/slide/windows/etc. That and to keep it out of direct sunlight as much as possible while it’s not being used. But then again, I’m also new, so maybe I’m overthinking.
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Old 10-23-2021, 03:49 PM   #8
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I have a car cover for my GMC Yukon and it is a pain in the ass to put on. I can only imagine how challenging it is to put a cover on a travel trailer that is over 10 feet high and 30 feet long.

But what Blackdiesel said is true. I never thought about ice forming on the trailer. I definitely know how damaging ice can be when it goes through a freeze/thaw cycle.
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Old 10-23-2021, 08:16 PM   #9
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I have a still in the bag cover the P.O. gave us when we bought the trailer 10 years ago. Looks like too much fun to put on and take off. 10 years of additional age really solidifies the idea.
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Old 10-25-2021, 09:18 AM   #10
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For us, it's an attempt to keep it looking new. You can see the damage done by the sun on a lot of campers that are stored outside. I don't plan to use the cover during the camping season unless I know it won't be used for a couple months.

I will plan to have a partner help me with the cover for sure. I think it would be a nightmare to install yourself, until you have done it a few times.
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Old 10-25-2021, 10:31 AM   #11
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I am using this:
Classic Accessories PermaPRO Lightweight Ripstop and Water Repellent Cover, for 33' - 35' Travel Trailers, 80-325-201001-RT - Amazon

I also used the same brand on our prior 5th wheel and it held up very well in Northeast Ohio snow belt, with no condensation issues under the cover.
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Old 10-25-2021, 10:43 AM   #12
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Also forgot to add, If you do decide to use a cover I would suggest you get some sort of rain gutter spout protection (learned this the hard way a few covers ago) similar to something like this :
RV Cover Rescue | RV Gutter Spout Cover System | Protects Your RV Cover From Gutter Spout Damage - amazon
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Old 10-25-2021, 11:35 AM   #13
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Also forgot to add, If you do decide to use a cover I would suggest you get some sort of rain gutter spout protection (learned this the hard way a few covers ago) similar to something like this :
RV Cover Rescue | RV Gutter Spout Cover System | Protects Your RV Cover From Gutter Spout Damage - amazon
Your link didn't come thru, but very interested in what you recommend. Don't want to ruin an expensive cover!
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