Bug/rodent/water block for Valterra Electric Cord Doors - Fiberglass RV

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Old 09-08-2014, 12:28 PM   #1
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Bug/rodent/water block for Valterra Electric Cord Doors

I generally do not endorse products but rather than reconfiguring the electrical cord door on my Parkliner, as others have done, I found this in a trailer magazine.

Climate Bug Shield - No More Bugs In Your Camper! - Home

It was simple to install and should keep critters out of the camper and is easy to remove while on the road.

I also have a cable for the tv connection behind this door and I do not think both wires can fit through the hole so I'll add a cable tv connection to the side of the camper.

Sorry I could not figure out how to post a picture... mine is only a low quality cell phone one anyway.

We tried to make reservations in Myrtle Beach in October at Ocean Lakes but they were nearly full! I did not have the exact dates locked down for us but tried a number of combinations with limited success. Have any of you found this time of year to be super busy? There must be lots of people with time to camp.

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Lee and Katie

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Old 09-08-2014, 02:21 PM   #2
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That is an awesome little "must have" accessory to keep vermin out of the trailer! Tired of the duct tape.
And cheap too!

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Old 09-08-2014, 06:51 PM   #3
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I just stuff a couple of Walmart plastic bags around the cord. Probably less expensive and I'm recycling!

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Old 09-08-2014, 06:54 PM   #4
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If you have the square door for the electric cord and want to support a small business owner who supports all molded towables, Larry Gamble has the same thing for the same price. You'll find it about 1/3 down this page: Little House Customs
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Old 09-09-2014, 11:04 PM   #5
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I made one with a small hole for when I plug in at home. I leave the plug and extension cord outlet inside the trailer with only the orange extension cord coming out.

It appears that there is a gap below my bug deterent however there is not as it sits on the frame of the door.

I made another with a biggrer hole for the large 30amp cord when connected at campgrounds.
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Old 09-09-2014, 11:30 PM   #6
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We use some soft rope caulk. Can use the same piece a few times until it gets dirty. Seals the hole completely.

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