Silver screens in the day why.

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  1. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

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    Following on from a thread about TV's in the van, always fascinates me why people travel to beautiful places with amazing view, then keep the Silver Screen up blocking the view, why. I have seen so many things sitting looking through the van window which I would have missed with the screen up.
     
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    Couldn't agree more - I've often wondered the same thing, and for the same reason. :Eek!:

    Obviously, if it's scorching hot, then of course it make sense to keep the van cool, but otherwise??

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    If we are staying a few days and it might be chilly at night then the screens go up.. And they stay up cos I am a lazy sod who cannot be a^!sed to take em down and put em up again !
     
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    Probably stops the light reflecting off the screen when they are watching porn :Wink:
     
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    So that we can dance naked without upsetting the wardens:thumb:
     
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    If it's cold, but there is a chance of some solar gain through the windscreen (even if it's not especially sunny), we purposely face the front of the van south - if it's feasible - to maximise the warmth. :thumb:

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    We do that, but don't worry too much about the wardens. :Wink:

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    In hot weather, it keeps the van cool - particular important with an A-class.
     
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    We park the van with the back facing the best view because of the lounge but if nothing in front we don't bother with screens in daytime. We' ll keep the screens up if we're looking into someone elses lounge and for their privacy also. We've now put up curtains behind cab seats by using a shower rod so will probably use them now and screens in extremes of temperature.:Smile:
     
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    Worse, on one site we went to it was the wardens who were naked !!!! :Rofl1:
     
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    Get yourself SS with the nosy net Carol :Wink:best of both :BigGrin:
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    I am still looking for one to fit my elddis 400 1990 version.i can get the interior ones .but not the exterior ones.so until I get one it is not me that leaves it on.:Wink:
     
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    Carol, ours is kept on to hide all the bedding and other unmentionables that I don't want on public view!!!!! C'os as you know we bring everything and the kitchen sink in our campervan:Rofl1:
     
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    Ah, obviously a 'nudist' campsite! :thumb:

    Mike
     
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    Can't be bothered taking them off... They roll down anyway if needed. To be honest if there are any views we would want to be outside enjoying them... Inside is for eating, drinking, watching porn and dancing naked as stated above.
     
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    Yes - we found that one out. Great service from Silver screens themselves. They knew exactly what we wanted, made it within a day and turned up the following day. Fits the Pilote perfectly. Quality product. We do tear down the middle strip to give some light during the day.....
     
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    When I arrive on site my screens go up because they are easier than pulling the curtains and don't cut off the cab area like the curtains do. They stay up till I leave because I'm idle.

    if I want to look at the view/people watch, I do it through the side windows. I use the side seats or the passenger seat, swivelled, so not facing in the right direction to look through the windscreen.
     
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    Same reason as Jaws,
     
  19. Carol

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    Ahhh a true funster I can see :party2:
     
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    maybe you are just plain nosey:Wink:
     
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