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Old 07-02-2014, 11:30 AM   #11
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We are fortunate that where we camp around here, there is little issue with wind, and our awing is opened first thing, and closed just before we leave. I have been at a couple windy campgrounds where we did roll it up, at least most of the way.

Those window vents look like a good idea, Paul. I had seen them before, but forgot about them.
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Old 07-02-2014, 11:32 AM   #12
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With regard to view and in a similar vein, I realized after several nights of camping this past year that I never opened the emergency exit window (too many other options), so I permanently removed the screen. Wow, what a difference.
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Old 07-02-2014, 05:55 PM   #13
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I just saw a video where one escape owner drilled a few holes in the handel so that it could be held open to allow air in/out.

With the above mod, having a slide in the rear becomes less important. I might forgo our sliding window in the rear next time
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Old 07-02-2014, 06:00 PM   #14
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Nice find,one will find its way to our escape soon

Amazon also has them:
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Old 07-02-2014, 06:01 PM   #15
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I have never run a hose into my toilet yet, and sure don't think I would want to do it through a window either. Is there not a screen on this window?

Now that's funny!!!
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Old 07-02-2014, 06:32 PM   #16
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With the above mod, having a slide in the rear becomes less important. I might forgo our sliding window in the rear next time
Was this an option?
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Old 07-02-2014, 06:45 PM   #17
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Nice find,one will find its way to our escape soon

Amazon also has them:
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Do you think they're attractive? If not, can they come off and on easily?
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Do you think they're attractive? If not, can they come off and on easily?
I certainly do not find them unattractive from the exterior (and, in fact, find them rather sleek looking) but would be curious as to how much light they block. It would be great to see a picture from the interior.
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I've got the old style, front rock guard with the sliding (open) front window. When it rains, right at the opening's edge, water drips inside. This might be the answer.
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I have installed several of the window Maxair on other units, it involves drilling holes into your frame. Of the 2 installed, one leaked where the screw holes were. I removed it and plugged the holes, I still have it and another new one in the box in the garage. If I were to do it on my Escape, I'd use VHB tape and skip the hole part.
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