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Old 06-26-2022, 04:16 PM   #1
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Storing Sun Shades

Recently added removable Phifertex sun shades to both sides of my FB - we put them up only on hot summer days when the sun is most intense. Looking for a way to store them when not in use - concerned that folding them, even gently, will cause creases. Thought about rolling them up into a plastic art tube but difficult to find something long enough (52") or with a large enough diameter (guessing 5"). Anyone have a similar issue with a clever solution?
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Recently added removable Phifertex sun shades to both sides of my FB - we put them up only on hot summer days when the sun is most intense. Looking for a way to store them when not in use - concerned that folding them, even gently, will cause creases. Thought about rolling them up into a plastic art tube but difficult to find something long enough (52") or with a large enough diameter (guessing 5"). Anyone have a similar issue with a clever solution?
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Use 8" PVC pipe with caps....
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We make pillow cases out of terry cloth towels and roll up a piece of canvas that comes off the boat each time we use the boat. It is easier to store when empty than a PVC tube. May be a bit more difficult sliding the screen into than a pvc tube but will be easier and take less room to store than a pvc tube.
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Our supplier that made the shades for us also made storage bags for them, from the same material. We roll the panels and store them in the bags.
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