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Old 10-27-2014, 01:21 PM   #11
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I asked ETI that question - the answer was "no, it's not recommended".

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Old 10-27-2014, 01:32 PM   #12
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Pool noodles or pipe insulation protect the gel coat.
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Old 10-27-2014, 01:41 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by J Mac View Post
I would say, "don't walk on the roof". Are you getting a 15' cover for a 17' trailer?
The body of a 17 is 13'8. I bought that Adco generic fit for my 17B and it still was too big. Made it work, and liked the fact the Tyvek roof material hung over the roof down the sides. Overall was happy with the quality and cost but would spend the $$ for a custom fit one next time.
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Old 10-27-2014, 07:16 PM   #14
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Thanks for all the advice. I ordered a 15' cover which should be right to span the distance from the spare tire to the front of the body, as directed on their website. I also got some foam pipe insulation to pad the edges of the solar panel, and I can use it on a ladder as shown in post 12.

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Old 10-27-2014, 07:40 PM   #15
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Question Cover for 21'

Anyone buy an Adco for a 21' yet?

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Old 10-28-2014, 08:22 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by skiman View Post
Anyone buy an Adco for a 21' yet?
Yes. Bought the 20-22' size. A little big. Went on easy. 1-person job w/ stepladder. Used pipe insulation for the solar panel. Made in China .
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Old 03-11-2015, 12:47 AM   #17
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Anyone heard of Camark Covers (calmarkcovers.com)? They make custom covers for all kinds of stuff, a bit pricy but 6 year warranty. I'm thinking of one for my trailer. A quality trailer deserves a quality cover don't you think?
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Old 03-11-2015, 05:56 AM   #18
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Do a search on Calmark, a number of folks use them.
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Old 03-11-2015, 08:19 AM   #19
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I looked at Calmark and they sent me a sample and a cost estimate (very high $). Quality seemed ok but did not wow me relative to others I had looked at. In the end I got better value from a competing brand. I believe there are many others on this site that have chosen alternate covers.

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