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  • Rick
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Re: What did you do to your coach today. Tow skirt
Well, not qiute today but before I left for a several thousand mile trek. After having no luck ordering a tow skirt online, I decided to just make one from some left over shade cloth. It has worked flawlessly and is easy to put on. Cost for...

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After having no luck ordering a tow skirt online, I decided to just make one from some left over shade cloth. It has worked flawlessly and is easy to put on. Cost for everything was about...


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After having no luck ordering a tow skirt online, I decided to just make one from some left over shade cloth. It has worked...


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In response to a request for any improvements,

My tow skirt has worked out great. No noticeable wear in 10K towed miles. I am now using one piece of the electrician's grey PVC for the hold up bar because the std plumbing PVC shattered one day when...

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One question Rick, when you go around a corner does the cross bar (tube) in the middle keep it off the ground on the side that gets closer?
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One question Rick, when you go around a corner does the cross bar (tube) in the middle keep it off the ground on the side that gets closer?
john H

Yes

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One more question Rick.
Is the bungie cord one piece, sewed into the edges of the material?
  Thanks, Richard B.

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One more question Rick.
Is the bungie cord one piece, sewed into the edges of the material?
  Thanks, Richard B.


Richard,
    The bungee cord slides in the fabric which is folded over and sewn...

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  • Last Edit: December 15, 2012, 08:47:53 am by Rick

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At some point I submitted a list of materials for this and their sources but don't know where it is now.



I have it in a PM from you:

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Michelle,

                     Here are the materials for...


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Thanks Michelle,
    I thought I wrote some lengthy info on it but could not find it in my files. Hopefully others can use that info too.
Rick

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Rick,

Just to clarify, in the BOM (Bill of Materials ;)  ) in your PM, you mention some plastic clips - I believe those were just for your patio awning shade project, not the tow skirt, correct?  The PM discussion we had was for both projects.

A note...

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Rick,

Just to clarify, in the BOM (Bill of Materials ;)  ) in your PM, you mention some plastic clips - I believe those were just for your patio awning shade project, not the tow skirt,...


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Great job Rick.
I've been contemplating doing the same thing for quite a while and now you have giving me the visual image I needed to start this project. Thank you.

Richard B.

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Great job Rick.
I've been contemplating doing the same thing for quite a while and now you have giving me the visual image I needed to start this project. Thank you.

Richard B.

Richard,
      Just...

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Our guard was triggered by Steve & Michele's design I believe. Ours is similar to Rick's except we used the heavy duty pet screen from a building/lumber supply store. It is the stuff that is supposed to stop a large dog from going thru the...

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