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Old 02-09-2015, 09:27 AM   #11
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I'm in the corner of the MaxAir Vent things are gross. When I'm inside, I want to see outside. So while you can open your window (if the wind isn't blowing), the vent thing distorts the view. If you must have a window open and have a bathroom window, open the bathroom door, open that window. At least if it gets wet inside, it's contained in an area designed to get wet.
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Old 02-09-2015, 09:31 AM   #12
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and do not forget the stove vent which can be lodged open to allow fresh air and not rain to enter, I use a clip to keep it open and then turn on the ceiling fan for a breeze.
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Old 02-09-2015, 09:51 AM   #13
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Shurdist, so you would likely want the opening version of the kitchen window. That way, when not too windy and you have the awning out, you can open that window.

You seem to be asking about individual window awnings that are often installed on large trailers. Those are not seen on small trailers as a rule. You would be making holes in the fiberglass, not that it could not be done.
Not necessarily... I created three individual awnings with NO holes. You can search for the thread "latest mods" or look on our website. They hold up well in the rain and keep it from coming in the slider.
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Not necessarily... I created three individual awnings with NO holes. You can search for the thread "latest mods" or look on our website. They hold up well in the rain and keep it from coming in the slider.
See Post #5 of this thread.
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Old 02-09-2015, 11:48 AM   #15
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We use the awning, our Pahaque shelter (wouldn't be without it!) and love our Campfire in a can. Here's a pic that Jon V took at a rainy NOG, the sun had just come out:
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Old 02-09-2015, 12:24 PM   #16
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gabeck posted this picture in 6/30/2013. I think it would be rather effective in keeping cross rain/light wind from being an annoyance. I like the idea and these curtains are a work of art and work to some degree as a privacy measure. Of course a couple inexpensive shower curtains could be used if one wanted to see if the idea appealed to them.
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Old 02-09-2015, 12:46 PM   #17
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Thanks Karen, thought I read all posts. Additional info: Met some really nice people at the Blue Bonnet last year and they liked the awnings and took the info and made their own. They just sent me pictures of their completed project and indicated that they used them in a torrential downpour in Texas and they worked great. They are bungie cording them to the "belly band". They added a nice fringe and more colorful fabric. (Please ignore that they are on a Casita, these work on any trailer.) Pics below:
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Old 02-09-2015, 01:20 PM   #18
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this is what i was looking for thanks!
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Old 02-09-2015, 01:31 PM   #19
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We have the window maxx vents . Ours work as advertised ,do not leak and as far as looks, function over form prevails in my world .
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Not necessarily... I created three individual awnings with NO holes. You can search for the thread "latest mods" or look on our website. They hold up well in the rain and keep it from coming in the slider.

We followed Techfan's lead and did the same thing, plus you can decide which/how many windows you want to set up on a given day/situation. They are also handy for keeping the trailer dark during the night...just remove the arm braces and let the canvas drop down against the window. The tracks for the awnings also act as rain gutters even when the awning is not deployed. For the loft windows where we do not have awnings, we used regular RV stick on rain gutters.
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