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Old 05-07-2015, 09:45 PM   #11
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The refrigerator lights bother me in my 17 I don't mind the window light I sleep so well in the am the light doesn't bother me I close the blind so the dogs won't bark at the neighbors
For the fridge lights I bought some static cling window shade material at the local auto store and put it on the inside of the plastic cover. We do , however, have a 3 this has made the fridge lights bearable.
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Old 05-07-2015, 09:51 PM   #12
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I have to try that! Thanks
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Old 05-07-2015, 10:40 PM   #13
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The refrigerator lights bother me
I think the idea is to sleep with the refrig door shut! That makes the light go off.
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Old 05-07-2015, 10:49 PM   #14
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It's all the lights at the top of the refer and the blinking sensors for everything else that drives me nutz. There's a lot of light pollution inside the trailer that takes time to get used to. Doesn't take long, but those first few nights.... when you are used to a very-simple trailer... in the end.. all is GOOD!
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Old 05-08-2015, 09:56 AM   #15
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I think the idea is to sleep with the refrig door shut! That makes the light go off.
Ha, ha, ha... The 3 has no light on the inside, but there are more than enough lights on the outside to read by in the dark. Hence, the cover to at least dim them.
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Old 05-23-2015, 04:48 PM   #16
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The lights on the radio drove my hubby crazy - he likes to listen to the music when going to sleep. When I made the blackout drapes for the windows, I also made flaps in the same material for the radio and the window in the door. They simply Velcro to the offending units - easy to put on and take off. It's so dark, Vader would be proud!
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Old 05-07-2017, 08:23 AM   #17
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The refrigerator lights bother me in my 17 I don't mind the window light I sleep so well in the am the light doesn't bother me I close the blind so the dogs won't bark at the neighbors
Small strips of "gaffer's tape" over those lights will fix you right up. For those who don't know, this stuff is great as it sticks fairly well but comes off cleanly, unlike duck tape.
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Old 05-07-2017, 11:09 AM   #18
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For the fridge lights I bought some static cling window shade material at the local auto store and put it on the inside of the plastic cover. We do , however, have a 3 this has made the fridge lights bearable.
I use the same stuff. It can be doubled, tripled, etc. up until you get the darkening level you want.
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We have cut panels of Reflectix that we slide between the pleated shades and the window at night or whenever needed. It blacks out the light completely and also serves to insulate from heat and cold.
We also made one for the escape hatch over the bed.
2X. Worked well on an Alaska trip (Sunset at 11:00PM!)
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Old 05-07-2017, 12:17 PM   #20
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I think I'll try Reflectix first since I have some (I think).
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