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Old 07-07-2015, 03:22 PM   #1
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Help ASAP on Thunderbolt awning

We are camping in CO and have no service. Came to town for a min.

How does the awning work? I can't get the arms to lock. The slightest breeze life's the awning.

I have wing nuts on each side but they do nothing.

Please help. Thanks
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Old 07-07-2015, 04:41 PM   #2
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If it is a power awning, then you should have a switch.

Is that not working?
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Old 07-07-2015, 04:42 PM   #3
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If it is a power awning AND it isn't working, here's a user guide for a Dometic awning. Your manual retraction should be similar:

http://primetimerv.com/download/Comp...-UserGuide.pdf
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Old 07-07-2015, 04:55 PM   #4
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Thanks.

The electric extend and retract is working fine. I am worried about the arms not locking and moving in the slightest breeze, and causing damage.

Thanks-Josh
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Old 07-07-2015, 05:24 PM   #5
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Here.
Awning pole hold down kit

And here.

Awning hold down poles.
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Old 07-07-2015, 06:45 PM   #6
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Let me wrap my head around this.

So the only way on a brand new trailer to get the electric awning to work is now to purchase a set of brackets and poles to make the awning work on a $55k toy hauler??
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Old 07-07-2015, 06:46 PM   #7
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Let me wrap my head around this.

So the only way on a brand new trailer to get the electric awning to work is now to purchase a set of brackets and poles to make the awning work on a $55k toy hauler??
Yep
Even have to do it on 10k trailers
So don't feel singled out.
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Let me wrap my head around this.

So the only way on a brand new trailer to get the electric awning to work is now to purchase a set of brackets and poles to make the awning work on a $55k toy hauler??
Even on 200K+ units if you want to keep them on the unit or use them to sit under in the rain and keep dry or in the shade with a slight breeze.

BTW, TURBS and I didn't design them, we just make parts to make them more usable.
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Old 07-07-2015, 06:53 PM   #9
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Old Coot I can order them from you? If so please message me the info or post here as I am fixing to leave town and lose service til Sunday probably.

Thanks for the feedback guys.
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Remember that when you put the awning out to lock the arms by turning the knob. This just makes the awing slightly ridged but if winds pick up it will rise. You can buy the awning tie down kit for now which you will use in conjunction with OC and Turbs awning kit. Later RJD
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