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Old 02-23-2009, 02:20 PM   #1
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DIY shades - economical

I was looking for an alternative to the OceanAir shades (to save $$) and ran across this site. Pretty interesting and cost-saving way to get some shades!

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Old 02-23-2009, 04:21 PM   #2
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very clever, very cheap. excellent idea!
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Old 02-23-2009, 05:15 PM   #3
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Thanks for the input - I think I will give these a try.
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Clever indeed. also clever how you found the thread.
I am anxious for some member here to do this and report back on how they work on Vista-Views.
The Vistas are up high and the angle is greater than that on the sailboat, but should still work I think.
the prob with the Vista Views is not so much peeping toms, but the whole cut-out and the aluminum close-out shades for them are pretty much unsightly.
The lower fixed oval windows might even be a better candidate in the Airstreams.
I can never recall the sunlight streaming thru my Vista Views causing a problem though.
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Great post! I think I will give it a try for two of my windows.
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Clever indeed. also clever how you found the thread.
I am anxious for some member here to do this and report back on how they work on Vista-Views.
The Vistas are up high and the angle is greater than that on the sailboat, but should still work I think.
the prob with the Vista Views is not so much peeping toms, but the whole cut-out and the aluminum close-out shades for them are pretty much unsightly.
The lower fixed oval windows might even be a better candidate in the Airstreams.
I can never recall the sunlight streaming thru my Vista Views causing a problem though.

You must not have the elusive space coast squirrels ---- here, they tend to congregate in the trees, taunting us. Little terrorists! But I guess it is more of a problem in a boat....
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