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post #1 of 3 Old 08-22-2019, 08:48 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone have inclement weather experience with mesh tops?

My nephew says it keeps "most" of the rain out. I'm not certain I'd like what his idea of "most" is.

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post #2 of 3 Old 08-22-2019, 12:36 PM
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No, it keeps very little out.

Been caught in the rain more than once with my Alienshade. Great as a sun block, lousy as a rain shelter.

I run a bikini top and a tonneau cover. It's rolled back and bungied to the sound bar so if I run into rain, I can quickly unroll the bikini and throw the 1/2 door windows back in.

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I used a Spider Web Shade for a season or two. It does not block any rain worth blocking. In the end, I decided I preferred all or nothing with the soft top. Most of the time, the main canopy is up without windows.

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