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Old 01-21-2006, 07:29 PM   #15
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Folks, I've been contacted by someone who wants the McKeshs. The offer no longer is valid.

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Old 01-22-2006, 06:41 PM   #16
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McKesh mirrors for me. Solid mirrors and easy on and off. Currently, there are two sets on ebay.

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Old 01-22-2006, 08:47 PM   #17
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McKesh mirrors sound great. I bought a cheap set of mirrors that hook on with a black strap. I lost one mirror on a freeway in Austin that nearly hit a BMW convertible behind me. Gave me a heartattack and that driver one too. I'm looking for new mirrors also. Karolyn
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Old 01-22-2006, 09:37 PM   #18
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Towing Forbidden in Calif Snow..

For probably good reasons, California Motor Vehicle code prohibits towing travel trailers when there is snow on highway, and also requires tire chains on any state highway when there is snow on road.. Having grown up sliding up hills on snow tires and cobblestones in Pittsburgh, it seems kind of chicken, but quality of local drivers makes it reasonable...

Slow and steady would be the answer, and check brake controllers, since some require inertia of slowing tow vehicle to activate brakes in trailer... Could be one long slippery snake sliding down the road..

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Old 01-22-2006, 09:53 PM   #19
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For probably good reasons, California Motor Vehicle code prohibits towing travel trailers when there is snow on highway, and also requires tire chains on any state highway when there is snow on road.. Having grown up sliding up hills on snow tires and cobblestones in Pittsburgh, it seems kind of chicken, but quality of local drivers makes it reasonable...

Slow and steady would be the answer, and check brake controllers, since some require inertia of slowing tow vehicle to activate brakes in trailer... Could be one long slippery snake sliding down the road..

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Thanks, John. We will taker 'er slow, for sure...

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Old 01-22-2006, 11:17 PM   #20
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Thanks, Mark. Looks like McKesh wins!
I had the McKesh mirrors and they were high quality; however, I sold them and replaced them, first with the slip-on extensions and now with TTT mirrors. I would never go back.

Since I trailer mostly alone, I far prefer the electrically adjustable mirrors to the McKesh that required multiple trips in and out of the truck to adjust them every time they were installed or got bumped. I also hated what the clamp did to the rubber weatherstrip at the base of my windows.
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Old 01-23-2006, 04:59 AM   #21
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The best mirror I have found is from Australia.
Very stable, easy to install on the mirror.

http://www.oraproducts.com.au/
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Old 01-23-2006, 05:27 PM   #22
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The best mirror I have found is from Australia.
Very stable, easy to install on the mirror.

http://www.oraproducts.com.au/
Wow, great comments, all. I have a set of the McKeshs on the way! My thanks to SafeHarbor!
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The best mirror I have found is from Australia.
Very stable, easy to install on the mirror.

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Which ones did you get?
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Old 01-23-2006, 08:03 PM   #24
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Which ones did you get?
I got the Clip-On Mirror
Very little vibration, and you can slide the mirror arm out when your not towing,

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Old 03-03-2006, 08:51 PM   #25
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I used some "CIPA" brand slip on custom fit mirrors on my 03 Astro towing a 31 foot 73 Soveriegn. They worked well. They were only $60.
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Old 03-04-2006, 10:50 PM   #26
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I have a set of Mekesh mirrors ,the only problem I had was the strap that went front the bottom of the mirror strap that clips under the door edge
vibrates from wind vibration. Does some-one have any advice on this
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Old 03-04-2006, 11:24 PM   #27
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Put your mirrors on and wet the straps. Really soak them. Tighten them up and then let them dry while attached. That seems to remove the ex

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Old 03-05-2006, 08:23 AM   #28
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William,
I have the McKesh mirrors and had the same vibration proplem.
I put some quick ties around the strap to make the strap "round" and that solved the noise for me.
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