Mirror Protectors

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  1. Mimi

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    I'm collecting my first motorhome at the beginning of April and would like some advice on door mirror protectors.

    I've seen a couple of adverts, Mirror Guard and Milenco, is there much difference between the two?

    Your comments would be most welcome.

    Thank you
     
  2. MH 55 FUN

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    Our new to us MH came with Milenco's in white & we think they're aesthetically fab & hopefully useful too
     

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    Ditto, we have Milenco White....
     
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    Speaking as someone who has just replaced a mirror I do think they look nice. I'm not sure how effective they are though. For small low impact scratchy stuff they have got to be better than none.
    (In my case the arm pivot became slack so not a cover issue)
     
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    Watching thread with interest as I'm off to the NEC with buying some of these in mind
     
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    I have mirror guard and bought them at the NEC show. He showed me the milenco ones to compare to theirs. The mirror guards seem significantly stronger than milenco. Have a look at the stand in NEC and compare them.
     
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    Agree with Spidey Mirror Guards the stronger
     
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    Not sure which ours are but they are white. White is more noticeable than black so I think they make other people notice and avoid the mirrors.

    I would certainly have them on the next motorhome - maybe even put orange reflective tape on them.
     
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    we have milenco ones in black bought for old MH and kept for new one
     
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    We have white Mirror Guards. They seem very robust, and have done their job with small branches. So far have not hit anything too robust, to find out how strong they really are.

    White certainly makes the van look wider to oncoming traffic.

    Bought them at the NEC last year.

    EDIT: The thick plastic means that any scratches on the guards can be polished out.
     
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  12. jdk62

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    I bought Mirror Guards and they are great..
     
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    Mirror Guard they may cost more but the quality is miles in front of milenco
     
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    Just lost a mirror in Morocco (for the second time in as many years)
    In my opinion of you get clobbered by a myopic Specsavers dodging octogenarian French camping Cariste on the wrong side of the centre line and you are both doing 50mph then nothing is going to save your mirror.
     
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    We had milenco White...smashed on our first trip to,France. ...but they did save the mirror to some extent...we were able to continue the trip with no mirror protectors, cracked mirrors and taped supports. I reckon without the protectors we would probably
    have had no mirrors at all ...and a call to rescue services.
    We now have spare pair of mirrors ...just in case
     
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    image.jpeg image.jpeg Try these, never fail :)
     
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    We bought white Mirror Guard at last NEC they are great. They're really strong and look good on the MH
     
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    As in all things you get what you pay for. Mirrorguards, Milenco are a cheapo flimsy copy.
     
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    I have been advertising a pair of new white long arm genuine Mirrorguards for sale on behalf of a friend who changed MHs - they're brand new - I told him £100 was too much so he'll take £90 including P&P.

    Let me know if interested.

    mirror guard.jpg mirror guards 1.jpg mirror guards 2.jpg
     
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