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Old 11-24-2015, 10:23 AM   #1
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Awning Poles?

Several popular threads in the tow-behind forums extol the advantages of Awning pole tie downs. Go to a FROG rally and it seems like 7 out of 10 tow-behinds use them.

So far, however, I have yet to see a Class A use them. So, coming from the tow-behind world to the Class A world, I am looking for advice from y'all. The floor is open for discussion!
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Old 11-24-2015, 10:28 AM   #2
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We have an auto retract on our awning I would think poles would interfere with its operation.
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We have an auto retract on our awning I would think poles would interfere with its operation.
So All Berkshires have a auto-retract awning?

(If so, refer to my other post about that 90Ί learning curve )
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Unless you disable said auto retract.
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Old 11-24-2015, 10:34 AM   #5
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Ah HA! Thanks Ron.
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Old 11-24-2015, 10:37 AM   #6
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I would never disable the auto retract we have different sensitivity between low, med and high. It works really well.
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I would never disable the auto retract we have different sensitivity between low, med and high. It works really well.
Lol untill it doesn't
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From what I saw at Goshen, it seems that not all new Berkshires have auto retract.
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Old 11-24-2015, 11:28 AM   #9
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While at a Gulf Coast C/G this fall there was a (Winnebago Tour $$$) that (Disabled his Auto Retract Awning,then the Whole Awning Raised WAY UP! He finally Retracted the Awning! It was VERY Windy,and came over and sat under our 21' secured with poles Awning that had been out for 10 straight Days and Nights! I felt sorry for Him having to Lower himself to seek Shade of a V-Lite! Youroo!!
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