Rain guard for 13' Boler - Fiberglass RV


 
 
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Old 04-19-2009, 09:13 AM   #1
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We recently moved to a new house while our Boler was halfway through a facelift and I think we are short only one part. That part happens to be the rainguard over the door which we removed to re-paint and seal. I cannot seem to find this as we are putting all the peices back together, I doubt that this part would be available anywhere but thought I should start checking if anyone has any ideas or suggestions on what I can replace it with? Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 04-19-2009, 09:35 AM   #2
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Matt, are you near a 'friendly' auto parts supplier, like Lordco??

You no doubt have seen these plastic add on rain/wind deflectors mounted to/on car or truck side windows?? Well they also do the same thing when used as a rain gutter on an Egg. Only problem is you may need to buy a set of 4 to get the one you need to fit your trailer. Start by taking the measurement you need for the area you want to cover. It sometimes helps going a couple inches wider, for better coverage, but usually at same price as a smaller sized set. You need to examin the deflector package closely to find a set that has STRAIGHT covers, either for the front or back windows. These things come in a handful of colors even CHROME and all can be color painted to match the color OR contrast the trailer. A real good feature is they are attached with double sided tape. IF they stay on vehicles at highway speeds, they will remain stuck to your trailer side as well.
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Old 04-19-2009, 09:57 AM   #3
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That part is actually called a drip cap. Scamp sells them, so do most RV parts houses. Here's the link to the Scamp store drip cap for entry door: Scamp Hardware - Drip Cap. Save S&H by buying locally. Someone from your area will probably jump in and provide a local dealer.

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Old 04-19-2009, 10:38 AM   #4
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Thanks for the suggestions, the exact part is available locally around Calgary at Bucars RV in the parts catalouge and is under 10$. The wind deflectors are a good idea but a full set is about $100. Thanks again for the suggestions

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Old 04-19-2009, 12:43 PM   #5
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Matt, I was considering using this EZE Gutter for over the door and windows on my Burro, sold for $2.00 a foot.
RV Surplus-EZE Gutter by the foot.
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