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Old 01-07-2016, 06:16 PM   #1
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Awning too low?

I have a 2015 29 BHS Chapparal and the awning at anything beyond 75% extended the door rubs the top and its generally saggy. I have taken it back a few time to have the material pulled tight through the retention piece in the roller and it is laser tight at the 75% mark but continues to sag beyond that anyone lese have any issues with similar products? Also its the electric model not a manual awning
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Old 01-07-2016, 06:54 PM   #2
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Maybe mounted to trailer to low......do you know what brand it is? Mine is 8" up to bottom of material.
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Old 01-07-2016, 06:56 PM   #3
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Hi, the awning on my lite does the same thing.

It looks to me the only way to fix it is to raise the mounts higher.

Dealer said he would at a price, I passed on the deal.
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On older trailers, there was a plastic caster mounted to top lead'n edge of door
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Maybe mounted to trailer to low......do you know what brand it is? Mine is 8" up to bottom of material.
I'm checking on the exact make and model of the awning I cant remember off the top of my head
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On older trailers, there was a plastic caster mounted to top lead'n edge of door
My older trailer also had that caster. To the OP You shouldn't have to do that. Do you have screws going through the rail and fabric? Also you can pop rivet your material to the roller after you have centered it. OC has some pic's of that in his album. How long is your awning? It seems the longer one's will sag in the middle. It sounds like a big awning. You can also use flopper stoppers to tighten it. Once again check OC'S album. You would need a pole running next to the outside of the arm to hook- up and pull the flopper stopper tight. That will pull that sag out, If I understood your post correctly.
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A couple of "roller tube" tie downs will pull the awning tight and probably eliminate your problem. They have to be the kind that go around your roller tube and hook into a slot for it to work. Also make sure the flap of your awning is pointing straight down when extended.
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A couple of "roller tube" tie downs will pull the awning tight and probably eliminate your problem. They have to be the kind that go around your roller tube and hook into a slot for it to work. Also make sure the flap of your awning is pointing straight down when extended.

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Old 01-12-2016, 03:53 PM   #9
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Deploy you awning all the way out,Now Retract it 2-3" you will have your Door clearance! Youroo!! I also do this and use my Poles!
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Deploy you awning all the way out,Now Retract it 2-3" you will have your Door clearance! Youroo!! I also do this and use my Poles!
doubtful. Mine rubs to regardless of where I put it. My awning is long, and door close to the center.
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