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Old 02-09-2015, 02:24 PM   #21
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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.
And there's also the bathroom vent.
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Old 02-09-2015, 03:17 PM   #22
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this is what i was looking for thanks!
Directions and links to products used on our website.

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Old 02-09-2015, 03:39 PM   #23
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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 .
Sorry if I stuck my foot in it Steve. Didn't mean any offense, honest.
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Old 02-09-2015, 03:51 PM   #24
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Sorry if I stuck my foot in it Steve. Didn't mean any offense, honest.
Donna , I took no offense . You were just expressing your opinion , The last person on this forum that could ever be accused of being insensitive is you . My wife doesn't like my taste in anything so you and her would probably agree .
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Old 02-09-2015, 04:35 PM   #25
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We have the opening awning type window in our trailer door and with the trailer awning only partially extended the rain would pretty much have to come sideways to get in . We have that window open almost all the time - in all weather . It is also the first thing we shut when packing up because if left open and if the door were to open suddenly the open awning window "could " hit the awning arm and be damaged . Would not want to be without that opening window .
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Old 02-09-2015, 04:46 PM   #26
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I never even knew that was an option, Gabi. It probably wasn't when I bought anyway. I would MUCH rather have that one operate, then the one at the galley.
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Old 02-09-2015, 05:49 PM   #27
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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.
That's a good point, Donna. And if a lot of water blows in, there's a drain. I knew there was a reason my wife wanted a window in the bathroom.
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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.
I meant to reply to this thread but saw you mention these on another. These are so smart. An excellent mod! I have not seen such a thing for sale or we would buy one or two.
Don't know if we have the tools or smarts to do them. The ones of the Bluebonnet folks look great, too.

I take it you travel with them in place, shut, and do not remove anything for travel.
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I meant to reply to this thread but saw you mention these on another. These are so smart. An excellent mod! I have not seen such a thing for sale or we would buy one or two.
Don't know if we have the tools or smarts to do them. The ones of the Bluebonnet folks look great, too.

I take it you travel with them in place, shut, and do not remove anything for travel.

They REALLY are easy to make...we did it and it is probably our favorite addition (next to the digital thermostat).
If you have a sewing machine and can sew a straight line you have it made! Our material was canvas so we needed a heavy duty sewing machine but you could use thinner fabric and be fine. The rails go up easily with he 3M Molding Tape and the pvc pipe is easy to cut and glue the suction cups onto. you can make the awning plainer (no fringe) at it works just as well.


You DO take them completely down (everything but the track) for travel.
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I meant to reply to this thread but saw you mention these on another. These are so smart. An excellent mod! I have not seen such a thing for sale or we would buy one or two.
Don't know if we have the tools or smarts to do them. The ones of the Bluebonnet folks look great, too.

I take it you travel with them in place, shut, and do not remove anything for travel.
Although they have survived storms, traveling would pull them off. No, they come off in seconds and roll up. Look at the website if you haven't. Simple sewing and simple PVC work. The real break through was awning track and awning rope from Sailrite. Check the website and if you still have questions send a PM. I'd be glad to walk you through their construction.
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