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Old 12-05-2010, 08:49 AM   #1
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The Blinding Sun

Hi All,

Took our motorhome out for its first trip ( with us ) to the inspection station and then to the lake. The sun coming in through the driver's window was blinding and brutal.

What product do you use in your motorhomes to block the sun in those side windows?

Thanx in advance for your help,
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Old 12-05-2010, 09:29 AM   #2
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Some people use Carefree Side Visors, this eBay listing has really good prices on the standard ones that use a suction cup to hole them down, better ones (even power) are available but much more expensive. Call them at 800-328-5100, they may have some of the other types at good prices also.

I purchased 3 of the 30" Power Smart Visors from ShadePro for our windshield, they arrived in great condition and am installing them soon, hopefully within a week.

MCD is considered by many to be the best manufacturer of this type of shade, they are pricey but reliable and stand behind their work. They attend most of the big rallies or if you are traveling close to McKinney TX they will do your measuring and install there.
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Old 12-05-2010, 09:49 PM   #3
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I have mesh pull down window shades that do a great job of blocking the sun but does not block your view of the mirrors. Probably available at Camping World.
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I second the mesh type pull down shade.
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A regular pull down blind works for me. It does not cover the front portion of the side window, and as such allows unobstructed view of outside mirror, yet blocks the sun from the driver. I installed shade on the passenger side also.

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We just had MCD shades installed at the MCD factory in TX. I had occasion to use both the windshield shades and the side shades on the trip here to our winter quarters in AZ. They work great!!
So far we are very happy with them.
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