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Old 03-24-2013, 07:27 PM   #1
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Vent covers

Which ones to go with?
Maxair or camco big price difference in the two. Is there that mich of a difference in quality?
Since we are getting the roof replaced i figured now is the time to install.
I have never had any but think they would come in handy when its raining and taking a shower you could turn the fan on and open the vent without worry of rain coming in!
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:47 PM   #2
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I can only vouch for the Maxx/Air. The one on the front vent has been on since 2000. The one on the rear vent was replaced with a Turbo/Maxx fan in 2002. Both are still in use today and I've never had a problem with either of them. I leave my vents open year 'round and only close them when running A/C. They have both been durable and reliable products. However, the product design has changed since I purchased mine so maybe things have changed since then.
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I've had a TurboMaxx (vent fan and cover combined) since 2001 and have had no issues; I moved it from our "old" RV to the new one. I also bought two Maxxair vent covers and installed them in February 2011 and have had no issues. I leave all the vents open when the RV is stored, and have not had any issues with water intrusion. I've never used the Camco product and so can't speak to them.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:54 PM   #4
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Its basically a cover with louvered vents.
I've looked at both and can't see where the price difference is warranted
JMHO
I think both would do a good job.

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Old 03-24-2013, 11:07 PM   #5
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I just installed a Camco cover a few weeks ago. Haven't had the trailer out since. But it seemed well made and installed without issues. For the price I think I'll be happy with it.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:55 AM   #6
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I have the Maxx/Air covers on all of my vents (3 total), there were a new addition at the beginning of the camping season last year. I have to admit that I was skeptical at first but I am really impressed at how effectively they block out rain, even when driving. Given that, I wish I would have installed them way sooner. It is really nice to head away from the camper on a bike ride, hike, to the beach, etc and not have to worry about closing everything up before you go in case the weather turns.
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:21 AM   #7
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I have the Camco on our 2004 and they work well. Got them at Walmart--best price I could find
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:39 PM   #8
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Thanks everyone. Gonna go with the camco's being they are half the price.
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I searched and found this thread from three years ago. I wondered if anyone had any more to say.

Camco $15
Maxair $31

Both look similar in design and materials.

Wondered if anyone had a Camco failure or rain problem.
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Maxair 2. Worth the extra cash. More airflow. Much higher quality and a hinged design for easy open and maintance.
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