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Old 03-25-2012, 04:24 PM   #1
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Cover for 13' Scamp

I have been asked to get a cover for our 13' Scamp. we are in SoCal so it's mostly for sun protection. Any suggestions whats good (and less expensive) or products to avoid.
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Old 03-25-2012, 04:43 PM   #2
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I thought the eBay cover was a pretty good value. I've only had mine for 3 months, but if you do a search, others have had it for longer.

Deluxe Scamp 13' travel trailer Camper Cover | eBay
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:30 AM   #3
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was at scamp last week, they said they may have a cover before to long
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:31 PM   #4
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was at scamp last week, they said they may have a cover before to long
There's been all kinds of postings from Scamp on their Facebook page about it. Hope the "before to long" isn't too long!
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:21 PM   #5
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I thought the eBay cover was a pretty good value. I've only had mine for 3 months, but if you do a search, others have had it for longer.

Deluxe Scamp 13' travel trailer Camper Cover | eBay
I read this today at about 3pm and ordered it right away. within an hour it had a UPS tracking number and it is scheduled to be delivered on Friday!
The price looks right and the description seems quality.
I will report further upon receipt.
Thanks for the connection!
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:59 PM   #6
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yes please report on that cover, I have been thinking about getting it but was not sure about the quality.

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Old 03-28-2012, 11:38 PM   #7
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I'm curious on the quality and fitment on this unit also, I've seen these on ebay and wondering how tight these fit or if they are all loose fitting like the picture shows? wasn't sure if that was a generic picture or what?
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Old 03-29-2012, 08:05 AM   #8
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My 13 is veritably festooned... with antenna, fan cover,and A/C with a fairing.
installing the cover might be a challenge, and I am a little concerned about the delta antenna being damaged, but I have a rolling staircase from a bookstore which should facilitate matters.
If needed, I am considering a cardboard box of the right size to cover the antenna.... That may protect both it and the cover from damage.
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Old 04-03-2012, 12:01 PM   #9
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Hi all,
I bought this cover (the same one Thomas G. provided a link to) last fall to protect my '84 Scamp through the harsh Minnesota winter. Well, that winter never materialized, but the trailer stayed nicely snuggled under that cover all winter.
I threw a Bounce dryer sheet in every cavity of the trailer to keep the mice at bay. On days that I would unzip the side panel and go inside to check for mouse signs, I noticed that on the warmer mornings, there would be condensation on the outside of the trailer. It would disappear as the day warmed up.
The cover stayed secure and in place when I remembered to latch the straps that go underneath the trailer from side to side. The only damage was from what I think was mice chewing at those straps. Just cut out the chewed bits and sewed the straps back together. Cover is packed away in its storage bag, but I'm tempted to put it back on the Scamp while I'm not using it since I don't have inside parking for it...now that I have her all polished up.
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Old 04-03-2012, 12:57 PM   #10
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To protect your cover from sharp edges,etc,try movers' blankets.I see them available @ Harbor Freight.Also,try disposible baby diapers,as they can wrap around antennas,etc.
Now this story is true: I used to drive long haul truck,hauling oversized loads.I was scheduled to pick up a printing machine that would have to be tarped,so I stopped at a K Mart to buy diapers.While looking at the selections,a saleswoman asked "How big is the baby?",to which I replied "Eleven feet wide.twenty feet long,and 83,000 pounds".She said,"My,that's a big baby". This story is true,only the names have been changed to protect the innocent.
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Old 04-09-2012, 05:17 PM   #11
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thanks for posting that picture Lil, I really appreciate it.

I've emailed that seller on ebay about 5x times and they don't/won't email/msg me back. I had asked about how well it fit a 13' trailer and if the door zipper was exactly where the door should be or if it was the whole side that zipped off or what.

anyways, I won't be buying from them if they can't even respond to a msg to help sell one of these. but I'd also like something that has more of a snug fit.
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thanks for posting that picture Lil, I really appreciate it.

I've emailed that seller on ebay about 5x times and they don't/won't email/msg me back. I had asked about how well it fit a 13' trailer and if the door zipper was exactly where the door should be or if it was the whole side that zipped off or what.

anyways, I won't be buying from them if they can't even respond to a msg to help sell one of these. but I'd also like something that has more of a snug fit.
The one I bought for my UHaul (same cover sold as for Scamp) looks like it is designed to fit snugly on a more squared off trailer. The "shoulders" are sorta baggy, but I don't mind. The zippered "door" is pretty much right in the middle, about 5 feet wide, so it works for different models. I paid with a credit card and talked to the seller. I got the impression that English was a second language for him - so that might be part of the problem.
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Old 04-09-2012, 07:38 PM   #13
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seems like its meant to fit many different trailers. really want something that fits snug and looks decent. don't want the neighbors to have to look at something that is flapping in the wind because is so loose and not to appealing.

i'll just keep looking. if we can't find one. i'll have to sew up my own.
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Old 04-09-2012, 07:47 PM   #14
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Here's a lot of pictures on the eBay cover that Thomas G. posted. Bought mine last fall.

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