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Old 03-29-2016, 09:59 AM   #15
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Wacked my head getting coffee this morning. , same time , same place daily .

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Old 03-29-2016, 10:42 AM   #16
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I second the pool noodle idea mentioned earlier.
I got a blue pool noodle to go with Airstream blue.

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Old 03-29-2016, 10:49 AM   #17
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I thought of digging a 2-foot trench around the perimeter of my AS to avoid hitting the windows. But then thought rain would create a moat and even without rain it would take too long to replace the dirt when it was time to hitch back up for departure. So instead I used a box cutter to CAREFULLY make slice about 1/2 way around a bright orange tennis ball. I place one ball on each rounded corner of the open window IN ADDITION TO the use of engineer's tape streaming from the metal window latches. Those hurt the worst, though are less prominant than the rounded corners.
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Old 03-29-2016, 11:13 AM   #18
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This makes me appreciate the little crank out Hehr windows despite their poor ventilation ability. The awning support is another story!

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Old 03-29-2016, 11:32 AM   #19
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This is the kind of thread that makes me laugh my socks off!

I too share scars from the window battles....
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Old 03-29-2016, 11:56 AM   #20
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Start by Chewing Gum

If you can walk and chew gum at the same time you, in theory, can avoid the windows. Unfortunately, I've not been successful and use about a foot of AS Blue Pool Noodles on each window corner and on the awning supports - my other nemesis.
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Old 03-29-2016, 12:04 PM   #21
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I walked into my rear window edge so hard I got a 1 inch gash in my forehead and 2 stiches. I decided to keep them closed for now until I buy some FOAM Pipe insulation and cut to fit over the edges to reduce that absentminded state anyone can be in. At the same point I added some bright ribbon (Color your choice) Mine were Red Whit & Blue for the design look. It works for me!
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Old 03-29-2016, 12:24 PM   #22
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We have the same issue with my husband. I keep a bag of frozen peas around for packing the head injuries. Last one I had to butterfly. I cracked my nose and glasses on the awning rails. On the awning we put noodles and wind socks. The windows corners the noodles but the streamers from amazon is great. My husband has also bevome the meerkat. At least with our new tow vehicle the hatchbon the bed cover is so high that he no longer hits his head on it. I of course being vertically challenge have ro use a step to reach it. Now to figure out the upper locker door
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Old 03-29-2016, 12:48 PM   #23
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in addition to the above.... walk on your knees! i use pool noodles and leave storage bins under the open windows.
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Old 03-29-2016, 01:54 PM   #24
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I think I have seen someone slice a tennis ball and put it on the corner. The bright colored ball helps, and if you do bump it, it may not hurt as bad.
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Old 03-29-2016, 02:21 PM   #25
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There should be some advantages to being short. This is one. Even I, however; have battle scars from Airstream windows and fifth-wheel goosenecks. I usually raise mine all the way or just to the first notch. It's the intermediate stop that usually causes me trouble. Damn, that hurts!
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Old 03-29-2016, 02:22 PM   #26
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The bright colored ball helps, and if you do bump it, it may not hurt as bad.
So you're saying if you didn't hang your underwear out, and just bumped your balls, it won't hurt as bad?
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Old 03-29-2016, 02:35 PM   #27
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Oh my goodness Dan that could go so many places. Thanks for the hearty laughter.

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Old 03-29-2016, 02:44 PM   #28
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Maybe something like this:

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