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Old 04-21-2016, 02:06 PM   #1
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Toy Hauler Cover

I went to purchase a cover for my toy hauler and they said they only make it to 40ft. My elevation is said to be 42ft. Will the cover still fit or do I need to get a custom cover?

Anyone else with this issue?
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Old 04-21-2016, 02:28 PM   #2
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I'm not a fan of RV covers, but here is a site that makes a 41.5' cover.

RV Covers On Sale + Free Shipping - EmpireCovers
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Old 04-21-2016, 02:29 PM   #3
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Walmart shows a 42 footer.

Camco UltraGuard 5th Wheel Trailer Cover, Gray - Walmart.com
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Old 04-21-2016, 02:39 PM   #4
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Not a fan

Dedmiston, how come not a fan of the cover?
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Old 04-21-2016, 06:11 PM   #5
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Dedmiston, how come not a fan of the cover?
We don't get severe weather here in southern California, but we do get high winds. The wind is really rough on the covers. It puffs them up and then they slap back down. Even the ones that are secured well seem to be rough on the trailer's finish. But I've also seen the ties come loose and then the whole thing whips around and makes big scrapes in the paint. I've also seen them come off far enough that they damage other RVs in the lot. It's always ugly. The guy who runs our storage yard says he frequently has to call people to come down and fix their covers.
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Old 04-21-2016, 06:35 PM   #6
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Heat

I guess I was just worried about the heat mostly.....I didnt want the hauler to get up to 150 degrees I still have things inside its not bare. I figured the cover would keep the hauler around 85 but I have no idea, I have never done this before
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If you have any crank out windows, (jalousie windows) you can open them some. If you have have covers over the roof vents open them also. (I'm assuming your rig is sitting outside.) This will allow air movement and that should help.
I don't know of any RV manufacture that recommends covering the RV with a tarp/cover.
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If you have any crank out windows, (jalousie windows) you can open them some. If you have have covers over the roof vents open them also. (I'm assuming your rig is sitting outside.) This will allow air movement and that should help.
I don't know of any RV manufacture that recommends covering the RV with a tarp/cover.
That's a good point. If your goal is to keep the heat down inside, air circulation is the easiest/cheapest way to go.

On our last toy hauler we installed Maxxair vent covers over the front and rear vents. On the front one I spent the extra $$$ to get the one with the fan. Mmmmm. That was worth its weight in gold. When we camped in the summer I'd put that fan on low and it would drop the temps so nicely in the front sleeper.

The fans can be set to suck or blow, which is nice.

Since they cover your crank-up vents, you can just leave your vents open all the time and you won't have to worry about rain. They create a great front-to-back cross ventilation while you drive too.

We only closed the vents when it was sub-freezing outside.
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Now there's 2 post on this subject. See my reply on there post!
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