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Old 08-30-2012, 03:55 PM   #1
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Bras for Class A MH - are they worth it?

After discovering several rock-induced chips in the front of our MH from this summer's travels, we are considering getting one of the black fabric bras for the front of our MH. We are interested in hearing your experience (pros / cons ) of having one installed ...

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Old 08-30-2012, 04:09 PM   #2
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Some of my customers liked them, but most said they would not do it again. They are prone to getting dirt and grime behind them. I have seen some cause the paint to blister behind them and some of them tend to tear.

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Put mine back on 5 yrs ago after getting chips in front cap and have not regretted it a bit. It does get a little dirt behind but no big deal compared to rock chips. The backing on bra has not scratched paint any.
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:21 PM   #4
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:25 PM   #5
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We recently had one made for our coach. The 3M on the front of our coach was looking horrible. The bra looks much better. The only thing is they told us that when it rained the bra needs to come off and allowed to dry out. They said that was to protect the 3M. But since our 3M doesn't really need protecting, we don't worry about it too much.
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:31 PM   #6
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They can rub the paint, especially if they get dirty. As stated above, you must take them off and dry them if they get wet. More trouble than they are worth, I'll take my chances without one.
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And they look goofy. Why have a nice paint job if you are going to cover it up? A few chips can easily be touched up.

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Old 08-30-2012, 05:40 PM   #8
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I've had one on my coach, since purchase (it came with the RV). Once I didn't use it and got two rock chips! Since then, I never fail to put it on. Like the old saying "Don't leave home without it"!
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Had one on our 2000 DSDP. Too much trouble due to the rain here. Had to take it off to dry it out too often.

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