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Old 08-05-2013, 10:06 AM   #1
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awning flapping

Our awning is missing about 4 inches of retaining rod as a result it is hanging down away fron the rig, unattached and flapping. It looks like I need to swap the rod. This would be an easy fix if I could find a rod to use. The rig is under warranty but I don't want to drive 3 hours to the dealer and lose it for a month waiting on parts etc. Where can I get this rod?
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Old 08-05-2013, 10:15 AM   #2
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Can you help with pics of what you're talking about?
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Old 08-05-2013, 11:18 AM   #3
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Here it is. Without wind the twist in the stitching is the easiest way to see the loose section.
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Old 08-14-2013, 09:46 PM   #4
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Ah, I think I know what you are talking about. The vinyl "cord" that holds the awning fabric in the gutter channel. I would think window screen cord might work. Look for it at a home center where window screen supplies are sold.

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