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Old 11-25-2012, 09:40 PM   #1
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Hello. New to this so if not posting in correct spot, please forgive me. Looking to cover camper with a tarp. Yes or no??????? Please advise why not if it is a bad idea.

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Old 11-27-2012, 09:39 AM   #2
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bad idea! tarps are not breathable, like a RV cover is. plus they are abrasive and can damage the roof or sides.

i found out when i tarped my trailer during the winter. when i took it off, the whole roof was covered with mold/mildew.

i got an ADCO cover and after 4 months of winter, when i took it off, it was as clean as it was when i first covered it.

the only way you can tarp, is to suspend the tarp over the trailer, so that it's not touching.

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Old 11-27-2012, 09:42 AM   #3
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Get a real RV cover or leave uncovered....
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:14 PM   #4
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On our old hybrid I left it uncovered for 7 Ohio winters with no problems. Two or three time a year I would clean it with RV rubber roof cleaner and conditioner. I have seen people use the RV covers but not tie them down very well and they become loose and start to flap around.
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