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Old 06-23-2007, 07:41 AM   #1
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Quality covers

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Does anyone know if there as a company that makes covers just for Airstreams. It will be a few years before I can store mine in a building and I cant stand to see it sit and bake in the sun all the time. Also i have a little antena for the radio on the front. Does that screw off so I can cover the unit.

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Old 06-23-2007, 08:20 AM   #2
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Airstream advises NOT to cover the trailer. The cover will damage the clear coat (ie rub it off!). Not what you want to do.

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Old 06-23-2007, 08:27 AM   #3
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Agreed. No covers for a newer Airstream.
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Old 06-23-2007, 08:33 AM   #4
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Ditto, do not allow covers to touch the skin. I have a portable 'garage' canopy. The kind you put up for your extra cars. They come in all sizes. Mine is 10 X 30....a 10 X20 that I added to although I could have got the size I needed but I happen to have 2. I did have to add 16" legs to raise it so the AC would fit under. Down side is during the winter during snowfall (just a couple of times here) I go out, sometimes at night, and push the snow build up off by pushing a garage broom up from underneath. Wind is a problem too so secure it. For some extra bucks you can use a metal canopy.

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Old 06-23-2007, 08:51 AM   #5
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Thanks for the info. I have a catalog for those canopies somewhere.
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Old 06-23-2007, 09:22 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by anholman
I have a portable 'garage' canopy. The kind you put up for your extra cars. Neil and Lynn
My main worry here in New Mexico is hail damage. How do you think a canopy would hold up in a hail storm?
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Old 06-23-2007, 09:52 AM   #7
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Agree with everything above...NO COVERS TOUCHING UNIT!

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Old 06-23-2007, 12:04 PM   #8
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Marshall, I live in Las Cruces and about 5 years ago we had a nasty hail storm with hail no more than marble size. It still stripped every tree and did major dent damage to local cars etc. that were out side, also broke skylights (pretty heavy plastic). Any thing larger (golf ball size and above) and I would doubt that a cloth cover of any strength would hold. I bit the bullet and put in one of the aluminum car covers you see advertized everywher. Mine came from Roswell, and they assembled it on the spot. I sunk 2' deep by large coffee can size cement on the four corners prior to delivery for extra anchor. Big winds this spring were no problems (and we do have big winds down here). Also had to add 17" extensions to get the proper height and extra pannels to come down each side and the back for extra protection. 12'x20' ran a little over 1k set up. Hope this helps.
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Old 06-23-2007, 03:01 PM   #9
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What about covers on a polished airstream with no clearcoat?

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