Awning Sunshade.. Suggestions please.

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Looking for a see-though lightweight mesh sunshade to slide onto a 4mt Omnistor awning..

    Have looked at Windblockers from Lillypad and the offerings by both Fiamma and Thule.. plus a few others but can't find exactly what I'm looking for.

    I've seen them at motorhome shows with a picture printed on the mesh.

    Anyone have one or can make a suggestion ?


    This style.... on a USRV ..

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    We bought Windblockers a few years ago Jim and they do what they say.

    With your sewing skills, though, you can probably make something to your exact needs yourself. The main fabric is polyester voile. Sew a kador strip on the top and some elastic loops on the bottom and it should do the job.
    I can't remember who we got it from but we bought some similar to This to make a windbreak.
     
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    Thanks Graham.. good idea and a lot cheaper than buying.. (y)
     
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    I made my own wind blockers out of some lovely leaf patterned voile, I didn't put the tape fully along the top edge of the front panel as that way I could have it pushed back out of the way if I wanted.

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    Is there no limit to your skills ?
     
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    We have the lily pads for our old van and it did block out the wind, but not the sun. So we bought some black shower curtains to clip on the rail with the lily pad. Never got to try then as we sold the van :(
     
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    Janie (the artist formally known as Jane) from the @bobandjanie dynamic duo made her own. They were erected at the Norfolk show and looked rather good. Maybe a PM to Janie may provide some helpful tips.
     
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    we have 2 a wind blocker used for when its a bit drafty (but doesn't cut the sun down that much) so we got a sun blocker branded Coast we got from Seaflo this year cost @£52 and has proved to be excellent for cooling under the awning it has a silvered outside and you can just see through it.
     
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    image.jpeg Found a pic if this helps
     
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    I like that idea, we have the lillipads which are great, but my one grip is you can't push them back on the front section.
    Nige has some of that attachment stuff to make a front screen will show him your pictures.
    Thanks @Minxy Girl

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