winter covers

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  1. 00mick00

    00mick00 Read Only Funster

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    Can anyone recommend a good quality cover for my kontiki, although i didn't really want to leave it outside over winter I am really struggling to find any indoor storage so was thinking this was the next best thing, any pro;s and cons advice would also be helpful,
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    I use a fiamma premium cover....seems quite sturdy

    Shirl
     
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    I personally would not use any covers, and have not used on any mhomes or caravans since I started.

    Have seen the damage that can be caused to paintwork by covers rubbing in wind, and prefer to take my chance if kept polished and cleaned regularly they should come to no harm.
     
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    MH Cover

    I have just bought one from LeisureOutlet.com a Maypole to fit upto 7.5m good price at 123.50:Smile:


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    I agree with Desco on this, we had a custom made cover for our MX5, really did fit like a glove but after a particular bad storm we noticed that it had rubbed the paint on the corners of all four wings so after that we never used it again.

    Go with the advice of keep it regularly cleaned and polished and you should n`t have a problem.
     
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    personally would not use any covers, and have not used on any mhomes or caravans since I started.

    Have seen the damage that can be caused to paintwork by covers rubbing in wind, and prefer to take my chance if kept polished and cleaned regularly they should come to no harm.[/QUOTE]


    Crucified my bleddy caravan, poxy things:Eeek:
     
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    i use a cover as we have large mature trees in our garden which drops leaves and acorns, so cover is a must for me.

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    Ours is parked under a very mature Oak tree, the leaves and Acorns don't really cause an issue.

    I personally don't like covers, even the best ones still get damp underneath that could cuase other issues. It's probably best to leave the MH air and just clean the leaves off now and again. They shouldn't cause too much of an issue.

    To be honest, if you are storing it for long periods then you need to get out and drive it every couple of weeks, most of the leaves will just blow off (excuse me :Laughing:) during a short drive.
     
  11. stagman

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    As said by others , not recommended:thumb:
     
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