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Old 06-19-2014, 06:06 PM   #491
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Hi OC. Here's a testament to your awning pole and bracket design. Had a really severe wind and rain storm go thru our campground yesterday afternoon. 4 awnings were destroyed. We had a river flowing underneath the trailer but the awning stayed right where it was supposed to! Here's a pic I took during the storm...

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Old 06-19-2014, 06:13 PM   #492
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Wow, want to go on commission? Ya gotta be better than ol FT Turbs was last year.
Nope, just can't say enough about the awning poles. My bro' (who lost his awning btw) thought those awning poles and brackets came with the trailer and were standard.....
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:21 PM   #493
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OC is amazing! Except the stinker didn't "brand" his pin box mount and his ladder mount (aka LH thingamajig*) for our satellite dish with D&D!

The LH thingamajig (holy moley, now spell check likes that word) is about 3 ft. long. He kicked in to "engineer brain mode" and was able to use a box that looks to be about 12" square to ship it in. Totally disassembled that box and wrapped it around a 3 ft. long item! Must have used at least 2 rolls of shipping tape on it, but by golly it made it here totally intact.

I told him I'd be good and not post a picture of the packaging, so I'm keeping my word by simply describing it.

DH is threatening to write D&D in big letters on both items with a black sharpie pen. Of course, when I pointed out he didn't put his brand on ours, he went out and PUT his brand on his two adapter/mounts and is sending me nanna nanna na nas. pppfffffttttt

*inside joke; "you made it for a ladder on the left back of an RV and ours is on the right!" Told him we'd just flip our RV over. Of course it's actually usable on either ladder, but now he refers to it as the LH thingamajig just to tweak me.

Haven't had the chance to try 'em out yet, since Buffy's still at the dealer's for warranty work, just checked, everything is done except they're waiting on a new clock (hour had was messed up) , and a new window (that little one in the stairway hall) that had two stress cracks (frame was warped) to come in from the factory.
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:24 PM   #494
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Nope, just can't say enough about the awning poles. My bro' (who lost his awning btw) thought those awning poles and brackets came with the trailer and were standard.....
We've had people say the same. The way they self store makes them appear to be factory.

And, of course, his very professional construction as well.

I'm expecting any day now to read that he's modifying his 5er again...widening the entry door.
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:31 PM   #495
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Nope, just can't say enough about the awning poles. My bro' (who lost his awning btw) thought those awning poles and brackets came with the trailer and were standard.....
Sell him a bracket kit. I still have some left. Just no poles.
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:39 PM   #496
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Sell him a bracket kit. I still have some left. Just no poles.
No can do. They bought our popup last year. It had one of those bag type awnings. He had the vertical poles staked down but I think the wind was so strong it pulled something loose and down it came. Their first real camping trip......he was relieved that they weren't there when it happened.
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We've had people say the same. The way they self store makes them appear to be factory.

And, of course, his very professional construction as well.

I'm expecting any day now to read that he's modifying his 5er again...widening the entry door.
Someone here on the forum said he could make a satellite dish from a tuna fish can.....it wouldn't surprise me at all.
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Old 06-21-2014, 07:23 PM   #498
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Still have kits available to ship Mon.
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Old 06-28-2014, 09:47 PM   #499
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Still have a few left, it will be at least a month before anymore are available.
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How's the poles coming along? When will they be ready? Are you bringing any with you to Goshen?
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