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Old 09-03-2019, 05:02 PM   #1
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Front Bra Question

Have read several threads regarding removing the clear shield on the front. Mine is not the best with some bug stains, etc. I have considered trying the removal process but was also wondering if anyone still uses the big bras that cover the front end of the coach. I am not even sure where you can buy those things. Anyone have any input on these?
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They are still made and are popular among travelers on gravel roads. Here are a couple sources:


https://rvandoffroad.com/rv-and-towables


https://carbras.com/rv-bras


What sort of input do you desire? A removable bra has the disadvantage of applying and removing it, right? If you leave it on for extended periods, dirt might build up behind it and begin to "sand" the finish a bit, so generally best if removed occasionally to wash.
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530ktm,
I was in the same 'Ugly Shield' dilemma and knew also that even with a process of removal I feared my front wouldn't look all that great.
I did purchase a bra for my Bounder from RV and Offroad as Gary mentions. Great customer service and fits like a glove. Mine was $610 all in. Once installed for a few days all the wrinkles disappear.
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I had the same issue with the clear shield breaking down on our old coach. I had a bra made and had it on for 13 years. Great protection and looked good.
Ours was made by Wade RV.... they have patterns for most every coach. We also had them do some custom carpet for our entry steps and the cockpit of the new coach.
Here's a link to their page --> Main
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I've been against bra's since I was about 15
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They are still made and are popular among travelers on gravel roads. Here are a couple sources:


https://rvandoffroad.com/rv-and-towables


https://carbras.com/rv-bras


What sort of input do you desire? A removable bra has the disadvantage of applying and removing it, right? If you leave it on for extended periods, dirt might build up behind it and begin to "sand" the finish a bit, so generally best if removed occasionally to wash.
Exactly the input I was looking for, thanks for the links and feedback.
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My wife & I just talked about doing the bra thing this weekend.
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I think dings look better than bras.
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Noticed some love bugs one week ago when leaving Fort Clinch State Park (NE corner of Florida).


Bra will be going back on for the love bug season.


Easy to wash off the love bugs and looks great once you apply some good old 303!
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