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Old 10-27-2013, 07:52 AM   #15
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I used the off-the-shelf track and carriers from IKEA for a wrap around track in the front of my Hunter Compact-II. They have 90 degree curves as well as straights.

TIP: After putting the track up, slide the carriers into the track and be sure they go through the curves and joints smoothly. I had to buy two packs of carriers to get enough good ones, and then took all the bad ones back....
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Old 10-27-2013, 07:57 AM   #16
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I think this is a pic:

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Old 10-27-2013, 08:00 AM   #17
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Try Here, it works:

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Old 10-27-2013, 09:12 AM   #18
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I've been looking at doing something similar. My thoughts are to use 3 tracks with an overlap in the corners. That way when the curtains are open they can fit in the corners with less bunching.
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Multiple tracks might be a problem as the corner curves will have to have two different radaii. I used a continuous track so I can put the curtains anywhere I want. There is a total of 6 panels.
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Old 10-27-2013, 10:54 AM   #20
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I really like the "lounge" look of the wrap around curtains. Would be great around a U-shaped dinette.
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I really like the "lounge" look of the wrap around curtains. Would be great around a U-shaped dinette.
To me it is the "Airstream" look, and I like it too. Another Fiber Stream owner told me the factory did this in their trailer. I don't have wrap-around cabinets above my 3 windows (just a "child's bunk" across the end) or I'd do it.
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Old 10-27-2013, 12:09 PM   #22
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Airstream-look, I can see that. With the right fabric, that would definitely give this the "cool" factor in design.

For me, it is removing the visual distraction of window edges, making the area appear wider. With a thermal lining in cooler climates, I could also see this helping those who do not have double-pane windows.
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Old 10-27-2013, 06:47 PM   #23
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Your curtains are very well done! You have used the professional touch of pinch pleats on the top giving the look of finished drapes. Too often people do not use enough fabric width giving the curtains a cheap and unfinished look. Nice job!
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Old 10-27-2013, 07:23 PM   #24
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WOW Scott. Love the idea of the wrap around curtain rod. Nice that we all share ideas and make our campers our own.
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Nice Work Scott! They look great.
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