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Old 07-21-2019, 02:01 PM   #1
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Outside Windshield Sun Protector

i have been thinking about getting a front windshield sun protector.
was wondering which brand that everyone usually buys?

how is the installation? how do u like it? how does it perform? does it
really keep the coach cooler? how about the warranty?
i know there is a few different brands and makes. which one does everyone
think is the best? Sunshade? Sunmaster? any other brands that u guys
recommend?

thanks for your comments and recommendations.
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Old 07-21-2019, 03:20 PM   #2
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We wound up buying Magnashade at an FMCA Rally. Super magnets on the inside of the windshield hold apposing magnets built into the shade. Works good and does not require a ladder to put on/off.
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Old 07-22-2019, 03:40 PM   #3
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We started with an RV Quickshade. It is two pieces that installs on the inside of the windshield with four suction cups on each piece. It is easy to install and remove and is fine as a daytime privacy curtain. It does nothing to mitigate heat on the windshield or the dash because it is inside. We still use it when on the road if we stop somewhere we would like some privacy.

Our second purchase was the one that uses suction cups on the door side and a rubber tension strap that hooks to the window frame on the drivers side window. I was attracted to it because there were no holes drilled in the coach!

I don't remember who makes it. The suction cups need frequent replacing and almost always failed on windy days! I have a factory installed CB antenna mount that also prevented the shade from tensioning evenly across the windshield. I sold it to a guy with an Islander without the CB antenna and it fits his coach just fine. It did a decent job of heat mitigation.
My current cover is a Shade Master made by Shadepro. Their fabric is different from my prior purchases and the heat mitigation is great! We face West and on a sunny 100 degree day the dash gets warm but never even close to too hot to touch! I had their installer put it on and I am glad I made that decision. He tensioned it a bunch more than I would have. We bought the 3 piece set.
I looked at Magna Shade but I have Pacemaker/ Defib implant and my Dr told me to stay aware of magnets as they can screw it up. Magna Shade has that warning on their web site.
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X2 on Magnashade. Not cheap, but work well, easy to install and use. Have never had a problem with the magnets not holding them on even in high winds. Just have to come up with the budget to do the sides and rear window.


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I’m unsure of what brand we have but it snaps on the outside and does a wonderful job of mitigating the heat. You can see out but in the day time people can’t see in. But if yours is a basement model like ours you better have a tall ladder to put it on. Ours is over 12 ft tall and the top snaps are pretty close to that.
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