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Old 06-29-2013, 03:24 PM   #11
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Looks nice. Great idea!
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Old 06-30-2013, 01:46 AM   #12
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: Any plans on swapping out your TV Antana for a black one


I think it looks good just with the row of smoked tints running down the center of the roof. However, if I wanted it black, I wouldn't have a problem painting it. First thing I did when we got our Escape home from the factory was remove the plastic propane cover and paint it the same color as the trailer and storage box - the original "white" really bugged me!
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Old 06-30-2013, 01:55 AM   #13
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Did the same. It's Krylon Fusion 42322 Dover White.
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Old 10-25-2015, 10:29 PM   #14
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When we were first looking at Escape trailers the yellowing of the plastic vents and plugs concerned me. They really made the trailers look older than they were. We visited Pat last week and she pointed out where she had painted them with Fusion. It looked great! If ETI is unable to use UV protected plastic maybe they could spray them as an option.
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Old 10-26-2015, 07:08 AM   #15
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When we were first looking at Escape trailers the yellowing of the plastic vents and plugs concerned me. They really made the trailers look older than they were. We visited Pat last week and she pointed out where she had painted them with Fusion. It looked great! If ETI is unable to use UV protected plastic maybe they could spray them as an option.
Since most RV manufacturers use the same plastic vents and plugs, it's not an ETI alone issue. I consider painting everything to be an owner mod or maintenance issue. YMMV
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Old 10-26-2015, 11:23 AM   #16
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Just get the smoke lens and the issue is solved....
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Old 10-26-2015, 12:00 PM   #17
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Just get the smoke lens and the issue is solved....
Jim there are other yellowing plastic parts on trailer . Yesterday I painted the little cable box , 120 electrical box , again the 9 in bath vent . You also have the stove vent which Escape could use instead the new UV non yellowing vent instead . I don't believe I can change that out now . It is a little larger hole and I don't want to mess with that . Should be done in build . Pat
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Old 10-26-2015, 01:32 PM   #18
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I put 303 Aerospace on the round bath vent (and another smaller vent) as that might help keep it from becoming brittle and cracking? Also put 303 across the top of the awning as it will become brittle. Can't reach the A/C except maybe the side but will put 303 on the refrigerator vent cover also.
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Old 10-26-2015, 01:38 PM   #19
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I put 303 Aerospace on the round bath vent and another smaller vent. Also put 303 across the top of the awning as it will become brittle. Can't reach the A/C except maybe the side but will put 303 on the refrigerator vent cover also.
Hi Cathy been using 303 for years and did put on bath vent and stove vent but they still went back to yellow so I am looking for that bath vent a better solution . I think would like to try first covering up . I just wish it wasn't there at all . Pat
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Old 10-26-2015, 01:42 PM   #20
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Hi Cathy been using 303 for years and did put on bath vent and stove vent but they still went back to yellow so I am looking for that bath vent a better solution . I think would like to try first covering up . I just wish it wasn't there at all . Pat
Actually, I think you need that bath vent, Pat, especially in hot weather. The window is just not going to do. Wish the 303 had worked. Maybe it has to be put on an item like that much more frequently than we put it on the trailer. I probably won't want to bother with those vents that much. We rarely have a ladder. But I will want to get the top of the awning more. I am guessing that it works on something like the awning material better than those hard vents.
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