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Old 04-13-2016, 09:39 PM   #1
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MaxxAir vents and hail...

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I live out on the eastern plains of Colorado where large hail is a yearly norm multiple times a summer. We unfortunately do not have a covered storage option for the TT. In an effort to save the roof vents how well are MaxxAir vents constructed and how well to they stand up to fairly serious hail. I'm also interested in figuring out a way to protecting the windows as well. Thanks for any advice or info on the MaxAir.
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Another member has just posted that hail damaged everything, including punching holes the fiberglass roof of his coach; so mother nature can damage anything she feels like.

Max Air vent cover material will be at least 4 times as thick as a standard 14x14" vent lid, so you could expect a high degree of protection, but they are not grenade proof.
I've seen some owners build covers from 3/4" plywood, with openings at the rear, and strap them down over the vent, kind of a PIA when you want to use the RV in a hurry but very hail proof.
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Oh, for sure nothing is completely weather proof. I just want to make it as hard as possible for Mother Nature.
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My 3 Maxxair withstand small hail. The last vent I bought had a "lifetime" guarantee. Not sure if hail damage was covered.
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