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  • Trailer window screens

    The screen on one of my trailer windows is long gone, and there are bars and a window that I need to have open when its warm. I make the horsies wear a fly mask to make sure no road debris flys in their face. I would rather put a replacement screen up. I see there are some commercial off the shelf ones available. Any recommendations?

    Thank you!
    Rest in peace Claudius, we will miss you.

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    I have used the rolls of soft screening sold at home depot for replacing odd shaped screens. It's pliable easy to work with and cut and I have used tacks to put them in, you might be able to use a staple gun depending on the window frame. I don't know how how sturdy your screen needs to be to prevent projectiles from coming in off the road though.

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    • #3
      Your trailer maker can probably replace it for you, but that's usually the expensive route. Chall's suggestion is a good one - you can buy rolls of that screen at hardware stores. You can also buy a sturdier metal mesh if you need it.

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      • #4
        If you are talking about the screens for drop-down windows, any trailer dealer s/b able to order them for you.

        Part of the deal for my trade-in was that they put in screens for the drop-downs.
        What I got are fabric screens, not fine mesh. They attach inside and look suited to the job of keeping debris out if I wanted to travel with the drop-downs open (not something I usually do).

        If you mean the sliding screens, then screencloth would work but I'm not sure how you would attach that safely.
        I wouldn't want to use tacks or staples inside the trailer where horses' heads will be.
        *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
        Steppin' Out 1988-2004
        Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
        Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015

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        • #5
          Check out this thread on the same topic:
          http://www.horsetrailerworld.com/for...12999&posts=12
          "My treasures do not sparkle or glitter, they shine in the sunlight and nicker to me in the night"

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          • #6
            You can have them made:

            http://horsetraileraccessorystore.co...ow_screens.htm

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