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Old 04-25-2012, 11:05 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by Wichitalineman View Post
Had this happen on a manual awing. Once was not enough I lost two awings at 55mph. Nver was sure what caused the problem but I am now very careful to make sure every thing is in the propre position before the coach moves.

why not just before you leave the camp ground for the weekend just hook one end of a rope to the awning arms and the other end to your truck and pull like a mother trucker . That would save the trouble of picking it up off the hi-way after each trip ~!

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Old 04-25-2012, 01:46 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by The Limeys View Post
Hi Lou,

I heard a loud "POP" and by the time I looked in the passenger mirror the awning was fully extended and by the time I had bought the coach to a standstill it was fully detached and a tangled mess in the middle of the road, it happened very quickly and with no warning.

Wow, that had to be scary.


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