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Old 09-23-2020, 10:26 PM   #1
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Winter Cover for Class A

This will be our first winter to store our new Polazzo 33.2. Any recommendations for covers? Will there damage due to chaffing due to movement of the cover caused by wind? Any suggestions are appreciated.

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Old 09-23-2020, 10:55 PM   #2
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If they are snug enough to keep them from flapping or shifting: then they can't damage your RV's finish.

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Old 09-24-2020, 01:19 AM   #3
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Its a big if, Bob. I tried one winter some years ago and no longer bother. Its difficult to prevent flapping, its VERY awkward getting them on and off and mine always seemed to have water under it which makes a mess. I just wax twice a year and go bare. Some folks strongly support covers but at my storage facility Id guess no more than 10% of units are covered.
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Old 09-24-2020, 01:33 AM   #4
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Hi Pete!
I admit: I bought a cover... Once!
But after reading about real World experiences: we never used it.
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Old 09-24-2020, 10:17 AM   #5
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I use a cover every winter.

I was hesitant at first because I tried one on our prior RV and one January windstorm ripped it completely off.

One the Axis it fits well and doesn't flap much.

Our storage lot looks like a swamp after it rains which means the straps often get frozen to the ground (which actually helps LOL). The current one came with a weighted bag you hook to the straps to make it easier getting them under the coach (just throw the weight under the coach and walk around).

At this point I can put it on and take it off by myself (although it is easier if I have a helper--they're mostly there to call 911 if I fall off the roof ).
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Old 09-27-2020, 08:59 PM   #6
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Do you mind sharing which brand and website? I am thinking about covering my ACE this winter. Much appreciated.
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Old 09-27-2020, 10:00 PM   #7
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A wise old RVer friend of mine had a cover. He said it was more trouble than it was worth. That at his age (mid 60s at the time), it wasnt worth the risk of climbing up the ladder and wrestling with it before and after each trip.
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Old 09-27-2020, 10:45 PM   #8
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Do you mind sharing which brand and website? I am thinking about covering my ACE this winter. Much appreciated.
I had one from Elements. I bought it at the local CW.
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