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NOTE - The following mod was originally submitted to the Tech Rally group on Yahoo by Bob Lutz in August 2004. PDF (8KB)

Window Shade Standoff

The window shades can be moved 1/2" away from the side windows so they will no longer interfere with the window-opening mechanisms.

APPROX. MODIFICATION TIME: .5 hours

PARTS LIST:

All prices are pre tax.

PER WINDOW  
Two 1/2" long plastic, white, standoffs <$2
Two screws, 1/2" longer than provided in RV <$2
APPROX. TOTAL COST OF PARTS – PER WINDOW ≈ <$5
INSTRUCTIONS:

At a hardware store, (like Lowe's or Home Depot), purchase 1/2" long plastic, white, standoffs.  Also, take a screw from the RV and match it up with one like it, except 1/2" longer.

Replace the existing screw with the longer screw and place the standoff between the bobbin and the wall to stand the bobbin off 1/2".

It looks good and provides clearance so the shades slide up and down without hitting the window-opening wheel.  It’s made opening my shades a shade easier.


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