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Old 12-29-2017, 05:03 PM   #15
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Day and Night shades ?

Search JR Products part # 20-1967. Several on line retailers should come up. Just put new ones on mine this past year.

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When driving in hot weather the shades are down, otherwise up! Keep her between the ditches!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Find a fabric or aewing machine and buy some metal bobbins.
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The bobbins is a terrific idea. Places like Hobby Lobby sell packages of plastic bobbins that go in new sewing machines.

I found a "kit" at Camping World that is outrageously expensive but it gave me an idea of what I'd need. Pleated Shade First Aid Kit, Beige - United Shade 650004 - Drapery & Curtains - Camping World

TheRVGeeks suggested this cord. Some have said it is thick but no comments too thick. http://www.thervgeeks.com/our-favori...rd-1_4mmx100yd. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...MDQYE0QB&psc=1

Not sure what the little circular pieces are in the "kit" or a source of the springs if it turns out I need those once I get started.
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I was just wondering how many of you out there traveling with the shades up or down? The plastic tension pieces that the string runs thru seem to break quite often.

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Passenger side always up, as driver may need to see out.
The rest is up to the passengers and can vary.
Actually, I've found these strings to last a long time, with ours being 10yrs old now. I've also restrung a few in our old coach and not really that big a deal.
We've changed over to Translucent Cell Cordless Shades in our home, which we really like and think they would work well in a Motor Coach, as well, but not looking to spend, where we don't have to.
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