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Old 11-16-2015, 01:48 PM   #1
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Any pros and or cons with putting an all weather cover on your Class A? Which covers work best and last the longest?
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I have been using the ADCO designer series with the tyvek roof material. I live in Oregon and this cover has been the best to protect from a lot rain and warm sun. I just purchased a new one this year. They have re-designed the cover with fewer underbelly straps which makes it easier to install.
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Classic makes a cover with a lifetime warranty - they are made in WA some where.
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Classic makes a cover with a lifetime warranty - they are made in WA some where.

That's hard to believe.
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Old 11-16-2015, 04:23 PM   #5
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Best cover is a coat of wax...............

Covers tend to rub areas with blowing wind snow etc.

I used to own an Airstream, no one covered those for that reason.

Do you cover your car?
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I called them and was told it was a limited lifetime warranty - any defects would be covered by them.
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I've read answers to this question for several years. The most often answer is don't waste your $$$$$. Even if you get the very best on the market it's still a bear to get on and off. Most give up after a season or two. Just MHO!!

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We put a full RV cover on our first RV one winter. Man, the number of bugs that got under that was amazing. I shed that idea fast. Forget that it was a PITA to put on and take off. I'd rather deal with dirt and rain than millions of spiders, earwigs, sow bugs, you name it.
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Thanks for all the info. I was considering covering my Tropical this year but will just leave it as this year. Hopefully next year I'll have a permanent cover to park it under
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Old 11-16-2015, 07:18 PM   #10
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Not sure if I had a dream or if I actually saw this but do they make a half cover for motor homes ? It would basically cover the roof and about half way down the sides ???
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Best cover is a coat of wax...............

Covers tend to rub areas with blowing wind snow etc.

I used to own an Airstream, no one covered those for that reason.

Do you cover your car?

I did cover my Mercedes years ago and it rubbed the clear coat and some of the paint off.

Agree, not worth it, and it will ruin the finish.

Best is inside storage, next is outside under a roof, last is outside with a good coat of wax.

I stopped covering my boat for the same reasons, just give it a good wash and wax spring and fall, it's 21 years old and the gelcoat shines up like new.
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Any pros and or cons with putting an all weather cover on your Class A? Which covers work best and last the longest?
We cover our RV. Yes, it is a bit of work to use - because these covers are BIG!
The reason to cover is obvious, the RV sits in the elements and a cover will save the finish, seals and caulking, and soft materials (like a rubber roof). If it is marring the finish, it is the wrong size or is installed WRONG

If you can get covered storage...do that. But, that is too expensive in our part of the world.

We had a Formosa...lasted 3 years. Then a Classic...lasted 2.5 years. Now have a Expedition...entering it's second winter. The covers will tear at wear points if the "point" (TV or radio antenna, awning arm end, etc.) is not well covered...this is not covered by warranty.

The mid-grade covers like Adco are pretty much all the same (Tyvek and similar roof with breathable sidewalls. Recorded here's what he found...
See: I love my Thor | Damon Outlaw!

I would avoid the inexpensive "One-size fits most" covers because they will flap in any wind, are very hard install/remove with no zippered corners.

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There is sort of a half cover available from camping world. I believe it covers the roof and the wind shield.
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Yes I cover mine to protect it during the winter months. Expedition cover.
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