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Old 09-19-2014, 04:22 PM   #1
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Awning Support

My RV does not have the side arms support on my awning.

I have been trying to find support poles for it.

Anyone know where to find some or ideas on constructing some?
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Old 09-19-2014, 04:23 PM   #2
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Some pictures of what you have would help.
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Old 09-19-2014, 05:44 PM   #3
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It goes straight out from roof. Thought it was a great feature but not so sure. Would like to be able to attach a sun screen.
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Old 09-19-2014, 07:26 PM   #4
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Nice looking awning; I’ve never seen one without some sort of angled support.
Does your awning have the feature that retracts it when the wind is strong and can you lock it out?
I would check with the manufacture of the awning to see if they have already made supports, even if just to see how they would attach support poles.
If that doesn’t work I would call the manufacture of the screened in room you’re looking at, they might have an answer.
You might need a ladder to attach whatever you use to support the awning, just something to think about, might make a difference on how it attaches to the awning.
If I had to make them, it would matter how often and how many different locations I would use it. You’ll also need to think about storage of the support poles. I would look at thick-walled PVC, I would think you could find two sizes that would slide inside of each other to allow for proper height at different sites. A set screw or two it should hold well. You could thread the top and bottom of PVC for a foot and a bracket to attach to awning. Might even use three poles for support you’ll just have to determine what’s adequate.
Pool vacuuming poles adjust for length maybe those could work.
Seems like a fun project
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Old 09-19-2014, 09:03 PM   #5
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John.......

It does have an automatic retract if winds start blowing too much. But you can turn that off if need be. I wanted to do like two columns straight up. Might have to look into some kind of PVC contraption.

Good idea to see if the awning manufacturer may offer something like that!
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Old 09-19-2014, 09:08 PM   #6
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You might consider something like these folks made.

Power Awning Tie Down System
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It goes straight out from roof. Thought it was a great feature but not so sure. Would like to be able to attach a sun screen.

Wow that is a beautiful rig!!


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Thank you, RVchick!! I absolutely love it. 😊
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Wow that is a beautiful rig!!

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No kidding! Panoramic front window. Must be killer. Never saw an awning like that before though.
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Old 09-19-2014, 09:49 PM   #10
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Awesome, OldCoot. Thank you for the link!! That's exactly what I was thinking! Gonna check lowes tomorrow. May have to do a three tier. I may be wrong but I think my awning seats higher than that fellows.
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