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Old 01-17-2003, 08:04 AM   #15
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Old 01-17-2003, 09:01 AM   #16
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Airstream started offering skylights about 1994 when they went to a flatter roof. My 96 has two skylights one in the bathroom area which is about 16"x24" in size and one in the living area which is 24" square. Both have a blind on the inside to cut down on the amount of light allowed in and mine also have a solid vinyl cover which is held in place with velcro. I install the vinyl covers any time the trailer is in storage to prevent UV discoloring of inteior materials.
As John has said there have been problems with the covers leaking usually as a result of the Lexan cracking. I had a cover break at all the screw positions and come off while on a trip. If you click on the photo button at the bottom of this post it should take you to my photos and there is an albulm named Skylight Problems. The photos will show repair I used to hold the covers in place and will give you some idea of the skylight appearance.


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Old 01-17-2003, 09:25 AM   #17
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Smile I stand corrected!!

Shari- I stand corrected on the years that the roof's went flatter.

Thanks Jim for pointing that out!

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Old 01-17-2003, 10:08 PM   #18
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A/S sunroof

Hey all, I have a 64 safari with a cover over where the A/C goes. that same thought went through my head. Is there any type of a clear cover or something that could replace this rather ugly steel blank? Any ideas would be appreciated Silverhawk,
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Old 01-18-2003, 10:00 AM   #19
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I already have 2 small roof windows in my sovereign as the picture shows. They can be opened, but they are very small. And they are 100% sealed when closed. Before I continue my plans of installing a large skyroof I will exchange the "blind plastic" of the 2 alredy existing roof windows with a clear plastic. Maybe this makes further thoughts on this issue for me unnecessary. Better doing things step by step instead of jumping around
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Old 01-18-2003, 05:23 PM   #21
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Standard vents are 14x14". What size is the opening?


If you are looking for air movement, consider a powered vent. You will have to square up the corners, but the covers on the covers on the Fantastic vents are smoke so there is some light also.


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