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Old 10-27-2015, 09:31 PM   #1
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Awning Shade Question

I'm looking at awning shades, i.e. Patty O'Shades, or any other brand name they go by, and have a couple questions.

What amount of drop do you use? 54 inch, 5 foot, 6 Foot, 7 foot? I looking for something that will add a bit of shade but not totally block and breeze. I would "assume" the longer the drop the less breeze I'll be getting...

What width shade do you use? A 15 foot extending across most of the OEM awning? I'm considering a 10 foot to allow a bit more breeze. If I center a 10 footer on the awning I think that should prevent "torquing" the awning off to one side in a unexpected wind gust.

Also is anyone using the zip off style that leaves 18 inches or so of the shade on the awning roller? If so does the awning still roll up correctly without bunching up?

Our "W" is the first RV we've owned that I willing to use the awning. The previous ones were either manual operation, or in some cases erector sets, that I just refused to deploy... I really like how our power awning works and don't want to screw it up adding a shade!

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