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Old 11-07-2019, 05:20 PM   #1
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Cover for 24’ Tradewind 24’

Hi all,

Does anyone have any advice re buying a cover for a 24’ 1963 Tradewind, please? It must be breathable, waterproof (or at least very water resistant) and have a soft inner lining that won’t scratch the trailer. The cover will be used while the trailer is kept outdoors over the winter. We are based in the U.K.

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Old 11-07-2019, 06:25 PM   #2
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Cover for Airstreeam

Well, most folks will tell you not to use a cover on your Airstream. The thinking is that it will damage the finish. Having said that, there is a company that makes very fine custom fitted covers for Airstream and several folks have reported great results using that cover. I believe the cover is a "Calmark" brand cover. Expensive, yes. They have you take very detailed measurements so the cover fits snuggly. Look them up. Should be somewhere south of $1,000.

For many years during the 1990's I restored mid 1960's Ford cars. Complete frame off restorations and some fairly expensive paint jobs that were all base coat/clear coat finishes. I always ordered up a custom fit outdoor cover made of a fabric called "Noah" from California Car Cover Co. These cars sat outside in all 4 seasons in southern Ohio. Hot/cold/snow/ice/rain/wind/etc. You get the idea. Never had any damage and won several awards at car shows.

It is your Airstream and if you want a cover, Calmark is the company to call.

Please keep us posted.
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Thank you very much.

We’re in the U.K. so not sure we can get that brand, but I’ve even two brands (Pro-tec and Specialised Covers) that make bespoke caravan covers.

Not sure if anyone in U.K. uses one of those for an Airstream?
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