Originally Posted by GASPEDDLER
It's amazing how much punishment the manual awnings will take. I watched another neighbors awning fill with water to the point of forming a belly underneath. That awning took the same wind as the one pictured above and received no damage. He got lucky! I'll have to tell him about it when he arrives on Friday night. I managed to get it rolled up before heading out for work this morning.
I had the belly awning on our last trip..:-0 Apparently we didn't have the other side down enough notches for it to drain, so at 2am, I was out there hitting it with a broom to knock the water off, then taking it down a few notches..