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Old 03-14-2006, 06:22 PM   #1
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Just a friendly reminder to make sure that you walk far enought to the front of your motorhome before you walk around it. I unfortunatly forgot to do that today and my driver mirror about knocked me to my knees .
Now I should point out that I did walk under them just fine when the airbags where aired up or the jacks were down. It just never occured to me that the beast sits lower when aired down. Oh my acking head. I wish my mirrors were the style that hangs from the top down. Oh well. Atleast I didn't need stitches. Happy Camping and don't forget to duck!
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You don't want the side mirrors that hang down from the top. They are very difficult to see out of, especially for close up blind areas in the convex portion.
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Oh I didn't know that. Thanks for the info. Happy Camping.
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Old 03-15-2006, 02:09 PM   #4
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I too, have the "floppy ear" mirrors. They are worse than useless. I believe Gulf Stream has switched back to conventional bus type.

In additional to the useless convex mirror section, they shake & rattle, are mounted crooked for visibility, & for all that, don't give you much anyway. Oh, they are also a source of loud wind noise.

They look pretty silly too (IMO)

Other than that................... )
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Well, that is good information and I don't doubt you all at all however, I'd still say at least you can't bang your head on them
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Old 03-16-2006, 06:02 AM   #6
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Hmmmm, good point. For sure if someone does, they're walking way too lightly in their shoes!
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They got me again on Saturday. ahhhh . I love them when I am driving but thier a real pain when walking around the front sometimes . Note to self: DUCK
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You might want to invest in a couple suction cups on mirrors that you can attach a string to and hang a note to remind you to "DUCK"!
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Do you think painting them Bright neon orange would look funny on my coach?
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....or wear a stylish bicycle helmet whenever you are camped.
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