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Old 10-03-2005, 11:38 AM   #1
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To cover or not to cover

I just purchased my first airstream.....a bicentennial yr beauty with a great body. Would like to keep it that way, but dont have a carport or garage. Has anyone tried using a cover or custom cover for shelter from the elements? Is this advisable or will it do harm? Anyone have a favorite brand? Has anyone tried the Tyvek on the inside, poly on the outside type? Any comments would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 10-03-2005, 12:48 PM   #2
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Unfortunately, someone put a cover on my trailer some time in the past, with the result that the clearcoat was damaged, and became opaque in large areas. I had to strip and re-coat. The movement of a cover in the wind, plus high humidity under the cover may well account for this. The standard advice is not to use a wrap-style cover. I built a pole barn for six hundred dollars, and this protects amply.
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