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Old 06-20-2015, 10:35 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Country_Mouse View Post
Should we park on planks on asphalt that can get up to 100 degrees too?
Wouldn't hurt.

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Old 06-20-2015, 11:43 AM   #12
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MaxxAir vent covers are a must, especially in sunny CA.

I also purchased a plug guard to keep the trailer cord off the ground and protected. I bought it from Amazon, but here is a link to the mfg.
RV and Trailer plug protection - Plug-Guard

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Old 06-20-2015, 01:22 PM   #13
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I place a small trash can upside down over the hitch to keep water out. The safety chains are off the ground, holding the trash can on the hitch. The electrical connector hangs in the trash can with the open end down to keep water out of it.

In a public lot, I used sections of 2x4 for chocks so I wouldn't mind if they 'went missing.' They never did.
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Old 06-21-2015, 11:11 AM   #14
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These are all great tips, thank you!
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Old 06-21-2015, 11:52 AM   #15
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That's all for uncovered storage. How about covered?
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Old 06-21-2015, 02:18 PM   #16
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Just a couple thoughts OP...

The blinds in our RV's aren't that great. If you leave them closed for extended periods of time they will sag and lose shape. I would suggest you leave them open but place cardboard or something else over the windows. That will keep some heat and UV out and keep your blinds in good shape.

I would encourage you to get a ceiling vent cover and leave your vents cracked. Fresh air circulating through is the best thing for keeping temps down and for reducing the mildewing smells that older trailers have.

I can't offer much other opinions about off-site storage. We are fortunate enough to keep our camper in the backyard and plugged in and we go in and out often enough not to have to worry about long term storage.

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