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Old 07-18-2013, 10:23 AM   #1
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Would you guys consider adding as an option an awing over the outdoor kitchen on the 3200 BHT models. I would definitely would like one as it would make that area a little more useful. Yes the door is there but mine stays pretty level and ends up with water on the top. (Solved by tilting trailer to that side a little). Lastly, would it be possible to get a matching awning (shortened of course) to go with my current one (Champagne edition) that would fit that area?
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Old 07-18-2013, 10:31 AM   #2
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I am pretty sure the layout of the outside kitchen on your prime time is the same as on my coachmen. In my case, when open, the kitchen door is at an up angle. I don't use it in the rain, but am curious if that change the water flowed off? It must be the length of the struts since they are the only limiting factor on swing.
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:53 PM   #3
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I'm not sure whether we will add that as an option or not. I'll pass it on to our product managers. It would be a good deal of money obviously, but maybe there is value there.

I'm pretty sure Dometic could make any specialty awning for this length.

I wonder if a "window" awning woud apply to this situation? Those might already exist and maybe could be a little more cost effective.

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Old 07-19-2013, 01:43 PM   #4
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I have a similar layout and that was the first thing I thought about with the outdoor kitchen on the 300BH is it sure would be nice to have an awning under this thing. I was trying to grill in the rain last weekend, and I had the door up to protect me from the rain with the back side grill on.
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Old 07-19-2013, 09:44 PM   #5
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I hate to rain on y'all's parade but it rained here today (Hershey PA area) while I cooked burgers on the back grill and using the outdoor kitchen, I have to say i remained dry. My door tilts down just a little and the rain was running off but not onto the grill but to the edge of the kitchen door. Now what i would like to see is a way is pull the grill a little closer under that door.
I personally wouldn't buy the awning. Just my opinion.
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:42 PM   #6
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After our first camping trip in the rain, I came home and looked at options for a matching awning. I think I would be a buyer. When it's raining it's tough to beat an attached awning. Incidentally, the door to the outdoor kitchen is just a tiny bit too tall (on a fairly level site) to fit under an easy up, bummer.
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Old 02-18-2015, 11:55 PM   #7
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I'm not sure whether we will add that as an option or not. I'll pass it on to our product managers. It would be a good deal of money obviously, but maybe there is value there.

I'm pretty sure Dometic could make any specialty awning for this length.

I wonder if a "window" awning woud apply to this situation? Those might already exist and maybe could be a little more cost effective.

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Have you created any solutions yet? My wife just purchased one of these trailers 3 days ago and it's the first thing I noticed. It's kind of a big downside to me.

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Old 02-19-2015, 03:18 PM   #8
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I second awning to the rear of the first would be a HUGE upgrade to my 328bht, I always thought that was a big miss on prime times part on that one. Would create a lot more usable outdoor living space since the main awning is used up alot by the kitchen slide. or moving th main awning foward to the front of the trailer and not have it over the kitchen slide, wast of awning space over the slide like that.
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