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  1. angus

    angus Read Only Funster

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    hi iam seeking help about cab window insulation are they as good as people say and any one know best place to get one . must just tell you we have just done are first year motorholming and we love it wish we dont it years ago thank you.:thumb:
     
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    www.silverscreens.co.uk

    They're better than people say they are, particularly the external ones. You will not believe the difference they make.
     
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    do you mean the silver screens?

    if so i believe the external ones are reported to be better than the internal ones, with regard to condensation. Internal ones tend to cause some condensation but are better perhaps if you wildcamp - if something feels not right you can get off without having to get out of van to remove external screen.

    most accessory shops sell them or even ebay
     
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    Hi Angus - I have just switched to exterior covers and have experienced no condensation so far.
    I had problems with condensation with the interior screens & found problems getting then to stay fixed in the cold weather as the suckers became detached.:Smile:
     
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    That's more or less the same experience as we had. We used to use Fiamma internal screens but bought external ones (with the fold down flap) from Taylor Made at the Newark Show nearly two years ago.

    Graham
     
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    Angus we have both sets.

    We also have internal factory fitted blinds.

    This is how it works. External blinds are ace, they keep you warm in winter, much warmer. No condensation at all. If you are getting a set then get a set that you can roll down in the day time to let light in to your van and look out of the front window.

    Our internal factory fitted ones we use when we are staying on aires or wild camping. The reason is so that we can get off in a hurry should the need arise.

    so if your feeling flush, get some reimis internals fitted and a set of externals for those cold winter times,:Wink:
     
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    + 1.

    Plasma.
     
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    We had external ones on our Laika and we have both now we have the Frankia. To be honest I find the external ones messy to pack away, especially if it has been raining or snowing whereas the internal ones obviously remain clean and dry. The internal ones prevent about 95% of condensation even in the weather we've experience this winter. Our van is an A class which means we are sleeping next to the front windowscreen breathing more or less directly onto it.
    The external screen came with the van but the internal ones are from Van Comfort at Retford. They were'nt cheap but well worth it.
     
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    Yes external, we have been out and about all winter and when you put on the screens it is as if a switch has been turned on, the cab area is warmer right away.
    Probably the only slight downside with the externals is in storing away when wet, but imho not an unsurmountable problem.
    With patience we picked our up from ebay, brand new and a great saving :thumb:
     
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