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Old 04-08-2012, 05:26 AM   #1
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cover tt in storage or not ?

is covering your rv in storage a good idea? talking about an actual rv cover not just a tarp. wondering if movement of the cover will damage or scratch the outside of the rv? thanks, happy camping.
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Old 04-08-2012, 07:46 AM   #2
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I have never covered my TT's here in Michigan, but some folks do. The biggest concern with a cover is damage to the TT do to a poorly fitted cover (as you mentioned, wind damage), so IMO if you do go with a cover invest in a quality brand material, vented, and one designed to "fit" your model TT.

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Old 04-08-2012, 08:15 AM   #3
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Mine is covered from end of October to the beginning of May. It is a Classic Accessories , bought to fit. I stick tennis balls on the down spouts to avoid tearing the cover. It is a pain to put on and take off but it's worth the effort when I know it is bring protected from acid rain, tree sap and UV for those 6 mos. Larry
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Old 04-08-2012, 09:35 AM   #4
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We use our trailer year round. We do not use a cover. We live in Texas and the sun is strong, but the 9 year old fiberglass still looks pretty good.
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Old 04-08-2012, 11:14 AM   #5
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I got a cover for mine. It will be covered in the summer time when not in use due to the sun beating down on the roof.
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Old 04-10-2012, 03:40 PM   #6
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Moved from Site Questions, Problems and Suggestions forum. BTW, I do not use a cover either.
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Old 04-10-2012, 06:39 PM   #7
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I cover mine with an Adco custom fit cover stored outside. In the spring the trailer is clean on the outside and dry on the inside.
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:09 PM   #8
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I have one for a 32' 5th wheel that has been used once. We are currently looking for a buyer.
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:38 PM   #9
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I cover mine in between all uses. It only takes me 15 minutes to take it on or off and I like knowing that it is protected from the elements. I didn't buy it for protection from the rain so much as I did for the harsh Texas sun. Been covered since I bought it a year and a half ago, and it still looks brand new; the same can not be said of trailers the same age in the storage lot next to me.
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I have an ADCO cover on my new TT, so far so good, I couldn't stand the streaks the rain was leaving on it, so I cover her up and I opened the side flap by the door to load more camping accessories and line the drawers and cupboards. It was perfect. I have not seen any schafing on it.
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