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Old 10-19-2017, 04:09 PM   #1
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I have a 34 foot Monaco. I want to get a half cover for the winter. can I put the cover on by myself?
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Old 10-20-2017, 09:40 AM   #2
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I have a 40 foot motorhome and have put the full cover on by myself. However, if it is windy or breezy you will need help or wait for a calm day. Takes me about 30 minutes to install.
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Old 10-20-2017, 09:51 AM   #3
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Hi ! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

Can't answer your question because we have never had a cover. Just wanted to say hello! Keep her between the ditches!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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Old 10-21-2017, 12:16 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by likohone View Post
I have a 34 foot Monaco. I want to get a half cover for the winter. can I put the cover on by myself?

You probably could but help would be better. I would grab the tail section from the front and walk it across roof then go down steps.
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Old 10-21-2017, 02:43 PM   #5
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Imagine yourself on the roof of your MH with a loose parachute in your arms on what you think is a calm day. Then a sudden gust of wind.

Better scenario: Find a buddy and promise one or more beers for assistance. Stay off the roof if at all possible.
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Old 10-21-2017, 06:38 PM   #6
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Better yet, find covered storage...even better, covered storage with power!
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I've covered my RV for the past 3 years. I do it myself and, frankly, it's a little too heavy to act like a parachute in a mild breeze. Biggest problem: Didn't cover the gutter ends last year properly and they punctured the cover eventually - I got some caps that will prevent this for this year.

there's a video that shows the suggested installation method - it works and I can to it myself (ADCO All Climate + Wind Designer Tyvek RV Cover - Class A, 34' - 37' - ADCO 34826 - RV Covers - Camping World) go down to the video titled "installation" and you can see what's involved.

And, yes, help is always wonderful, but not always possible. If you are not confident about being on the roof, maybe a cover is not for you. If you take your time, it works out okay. It is a bit of work, but not exhausting or anything.

good luck.


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