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Old 11-14-2012, 04:09 PM   #31
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Crap. Now I may have to sell my new cover in its box....
Donna...good post. Really. Got me thinking again. I have a garage that works.
You have a cover for your cover. Excellent.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:03 PM   #32
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Donna,
What product or process do you use to preserve your trailer finish?
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:31 PM   #33
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We have used a trailer cover for the past three winters, with no issues at all. I agree that a structure would be better, but if you can't build one, I would not hesitate to use a cover. Perhaps that is because we are in Alberta, and the snow keeps the cover nice and snug! Also, the poplar trees with their fuzz and wet leaves would make a mess out of your trailer in no time.
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Old 11-15-2012, 06:53 AM   #34
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What product or process do you use to preserve your trailer finish?
Gel Gloss I actually buy it at Lowe's... much cheaper. Lowe's sells it because it's great in shower stalls too. Just be careful around rubber.
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Old 11-15-2012, 06:58 AM   #35
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Gel Gloss. I buy it at Lowe's, much cheaper. They sell it because folks use it in shower stalls. Just be careful around rubber.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:02 PM   #36
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I emailed Escape trailers to find out if they are selling covers.Sonds like at the present time they are not ,but are looking into getting covers custom made to fit our Escapes.They said when they do come to something it will be posted on the Escape web page.
Think i'll let it go for this year and just have to scrub up in the spring.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:17 PM   #37
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My only concern for a cover is that antenna bubble in the back, maybe a custom cover will have it sewn in.
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Old 11-16-2012, 08:34 PM   #38
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You'll want to pad any area that may be considered sharp. I use over stuffed mittens on the bumper ends and pipe insulation over the furnace vent overhang. I cut 3x3xlength of high density foam to cushion the sharp edges of the solar panel and carpet taped them to the sides. I padded the entry steps with carpet and threw my 3 year old Escape cover over the top. I don't expect any problems.
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:27 PM   #39
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Hello Everyone,

Reace and I just attended a Trade Show in Niagara Falls, ON and Classic Covers was present. I mentioned to the salesrep that they are missing an entire market by not offering covers manufactured to fit a molded fiberglass trailer.

I mentioned all of the different manufacturers old and new and said that no-one in the RV industry manufactures covers for trailers smaller than 20'.

The sales rep said that he would be placing a request for covers to be manufactured to fit the molded fiberglass market.

Who know if it will happen or not but every year we attend we seem to get a little closer to having them manufatured for our little niche market. I will keep you posted with updates as they become available.
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:45 PM   #40
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Hello Everyone,

Reace and I just attended a Trade Show in Niagara Falls, ON and Classic Covers was present. I mentioned to the salesrep that they are missing an entire market by not offering covers manufactured to fit a molded fiberglass trailer.

I mentioned all of the different manufacturers old and new and said that no-one in the RV industry manufactures covers for trailers smaller than 20'.

The sales rep said that he would be placing a request for covers to be manufactured to fit the molded fiberglass market.

Who know if it will happen or not but every year we attend we seem to get a little closer to having them manufatured for our little niche market. I will keep you posted with updates as they become available.
Thanks Tammy, that is really good to know. Hopefully there will be some available when we need one next year.
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