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Old 05-13-2015, 05:36 PM   #1
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To cover or not

I have a few questions on buying a cover for my 2015 31 ft Keystone Carbone.

If I rent a covered storage area (no sides) is a cover necessary? I plan on using this every few weeks and don't want the hassle of covering and uncovering.

My TT toy hauler does not have a ladder and I have bad knees anyone have an idea how to cover with minimal ladder climbing.


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Old 05-13-2015, 06:03 PM   #2
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I cover my 36' Keystone. It takes me about 30 minutes. Using a 12' step ladder to get on the roof makes it easier, but it's still tough to get that big cover up there. If I had a roof over mine, I'd likely not cover it as often.


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Old 05-13-2015, 10:59 PM   #3
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I have covered storage and wouldn't cover it. Too much trouble. Pretty easy to wash it when you need to.
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Old 05-13-2015, 11:04 PM   #4
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It's a pain to cover a trailer. Even my daughters small 16 footer is difficult but necessary since it's not covered. Mine is covered so no cover necessary. If I want to wash it that is easy with no cover and access during the off season is of course no issue.
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Old 05-13-2015, 11:48 PM   #5
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With a 12ft folding later and a cover it takes me about 30 - 45 minutes to cover. I don't find it to be that big of a pain myself, but thats me.

If you choose not to cover it with a roof coverage, I would still buy the tire covers as Sun and elements are not nice to rubber tires in time.
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Old 05-14-2015, 12:33 PM   #6
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I cover the tires and keep the outside clean and waxed with 303 Quickwax, UV protected spray on wax. I won't keep the TT long enough for sun damage.
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Keep it waxed and don't cover, that is what I do anyway. If you have wind in your area you'll find the cover won't last terribly long and it may cause more damage than it prevents.

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