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Old 05-07-2012, 06:41 PM   #1
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hi my wife and i are new too the site we bought a 2012 jay feather ultra lite 197 and picked up a soft cover for it. But i was woried that the cover would break off the gutter down spouts so i put some 2x4's that stick out past the spouts. Then the wind storm came and tore large holes in the cover if that was the down spouts they would be broken as as well im looking for some ideas to help with this. Is there covers that have a pocket for the down spouts what about 3/4 pvc what do you guys do thanks for the info.

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Sometimes even the best ideas for padding projections won't keep a cover from tearing when winds are involved. Case in point:

We had the best luck with cut up pool swim noodles covering the various projections when we used to cover our coach. There were some wear areas, but no more rips/tears.


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Old 05-11-2012, 09:16 AM   #3
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I thought about a cover, but my experience with bass-baot covers and the windy conditions where I live changed my mind. The cover is relatively cheap, compared to the damage they can do to the finish ot the RV. This is especially true with blowing dirt getting into the cover and rubbing on corners, etc. I am opting for inside storage...
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