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Kev Admin

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To protect motorhome over the winter from water ingress, we purchased a 1/2 cover. If you are thinking of it for your motorhome. Don't bother.

It protected our motorhome from the worst elements of the weather. However due to the wind causing the cover to vibrate, the places of contact have rubbed the body down to the metal, both on the cab and the aluminium of the habitation walls. Where the bungee clips touch the body, the constant wind vibration has also caused rub marks.

Looks like a spider has scratched its path around the van. Not impressed.

Any one want to buy a 1/2 size cover?


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I would have bought it Ross but you gave the game away
with the it rubs the paint of info to honest, put it on fleabay
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Interesting Ross! One our way up the M5 to the Cotswolds last week we notice quite a few caravans with covers over their fronts. We assumed it was to protect them from any spray from the cars towing them, as well as insects etc. On Wednesday we were talking to our neighbour who has a caravan. I asked him if we were correct in our assumptions. He said we were, but he would never use one. (He has a brand new caravan he bought last year......but has had caravans for years). According to him, they rub all the 'gloss' off the van, and when you come to sell it it is considerably devalued.

Many years ago our daughter had an old MGB GT. (In fact she still has it.....but it has been restored and looks good now). When she first owned it.....the 'proud' student.....she bought a cover for it for when it was parked up whilst at university. It did excitedly the same thing! - All the paintwork went a dull colour. It seems these covers get blown with the wind, even if they are tight fitting, and they damage the 'finish' on the vehicle.

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our 1/2 cover fitted over the roof and came down to just below the windows all round. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FIAMMA-COVER-TOP-weather-protection-motorhome-camper-van-half-covertop-caravan-/131855807047?epid=1205281164&hash=item1eb337f247:g:lP8AAOSw37tWEkv0
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There are covers and there are covers, these have a soft inner lining to prevent the above, I have a friend who used to work for them, but I dare say that eventually even they will start to mark whatever they touch.

http://www.pro-teccovers.co.uk/

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