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Old 01-06-2014, 05:12 PM   #1
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Noodle

We saw a mh in this campground that has a bit floating type foam noodle under their wind shield wiper? Wondering if we should add this to our shopping list
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I think it is just a RV thing..... ever seen noodles on anything else, auto's, trucks, big trucks, etc.? Some use tennis balls under the wiper arms also.....
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When wipers sit pressed against a windshield for months at a time in the same RV park, the rubbers either take a permanent set or start to crack prematurely. A cover on the wiper to protect it from UV and a noodle to hold it off the windshield seems to make the blades last longer.
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Some folks use noodles on the sharp corners of the slides so soften the blow if walked into.
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People use them inside when they have slides and pets. They put them in the little space so that cats especially can't hide in them and they can't accidentally hurt the animal when putting the slide back in.
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Yep I use them to protect my windshield wipers when sitting in storage. Cut one in half and put a slit in each one and slide it over the wipers. Keeps the blades from drying out in the hot sun.
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Use 3/4 in. foam pipe insulation available at Home Depot or Lowe's. Already split and make a nice fit.
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I've been doing the same as Jim above for years. The insulating foam because of it's round design actually wraps around the blade and protects its. Every couple of years I replace it.
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Some folks use noodles on the sharp corners of the slides so soften the blow if walked into.

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It is not "if", it is "when". I have walked into mine many times. J didn't learn a thing the second time.
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Some folks use noodles on the sharp corners of the slides so soften the blow if walked into.
Just reading the above makes my head hurt!!!

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I would have thought that you'd only hit that once!
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