Windblocker fabric

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  1. GJH

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    Does anyone know of a supplier from which we can obtain some of the fine mesh fabric from which Windblocker panels are made?

    We would like to make a free-standing windbreak using that sort of fabric rather than the traditional stuff.
     
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    I think it is Dutch used by flower growers,have you googled it?
     
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    Try the phrase windbreak netting on eBay , quite a lot of different ones listed
     
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    Thanks for your replies. Haven't looked far yet as we are away. Back tomorrow so more time to look then.
     
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    Graham wants to make his own!
     
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    Maybe it is worth asking windblockers for a quote to make or supply what you are asking for. No harm in asking :BigGrin:
     
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    Thanks. We think we have something we can use for uprights, just need the fabric to complete the job - which should be easy with Jill's sewing skills.
     
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    Try these people - Pointnorth

    Have a look at the the Textilene Mesh, but it is not cheap.
    Comes in various colours. They have lots of other interesting stuff too.

    Best ask for samples to see if they suit you .. you might prefer the cheaper sort.

    Cheers
     
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    Thanks. Textiline might be a bit coarse but some of the others look interesting.
     
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    I must add we used our windblocker end panels this weekend.....awesome product. It was blowing a hoolly and the Cadac wasn't even breathed on, amazing. :BigGrin:
     
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    We used one of our end panels on Saturday and it worked fine. Trouble was that the awning itself was noisy in the strong, gusting wind. We didn't really need anything overhead, which is where the idea for just a windbreak came in.
     
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    Graham, as the windblocker fabric is available in various colours have you not considered getting some extra...............


    ............... then Jill could also make matching net curtains so they would be nicely colour coded with your windbreak and stop draughts in the motorhome:Wink:
     
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    I knew there was a good reason for asking advice on Fun. Just can't remember it at the moment :RollEyes::Rofl1:
     
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    Fabric ordered Tuesday, arrived today, windbreak made and looks like it will work just fine. Thanks again :thumb:
     
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    Well done Jill looking forward to seeing it up, are you putting pics on?

    How did you source the uprights?
    Could do with a new set for us :thumb:
     
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    Thank you we will give this a try:BigGrin:
     
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    Will this normal material keep the wind out?? I thought it was a special fabric ??
     
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