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Old 04-04-2016, 04:51 PM   #11
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Just pull on the side you want it to move to, just give it a lil jerk.
As ocw Sadie don't completely un roll it.


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Old 04-04-2016, 05:30 PM   #12
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Maybe need to slime up the roller track with a little Dawn dish soap
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Maybe need to slime up the roller track with a little Dawn dish soap
Spray some silicone in both grooves on the tube and make sure you try moving the material when it is warm.
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Old 04-04-2016, 08:32 PM   #14
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Thanks for this thread. I need to try to do the same.
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After getting it straightened out, make sure you put a pop rivet through material into roller out at the double folded edge (hem) on the end of material
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Spray some silicone in both grooves on the tube and make sure you try moving the material when it is warm.
Thanks fellas, I'm going to give it a whirl.

Thanks MOODMAN for asking the question. Sorry about the sorta-hijack.
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Thanks fellas, I'm going to give it a whirl.

Thanks MOODMAN for asking the question. Sorry about the sorta-hijack.
My pleasure. I wondered if I was the only one with this issue.
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I used the anchor poles, ran it all the way out then ran the poles up to put slack in the material, tied down with the slack still in and .pulled it over
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My electric awning is only 18 feet but I have had to recenter several times over the years. I find it easiest to extend it out, then I stand on a box and push in the middle of the tube to alleviate the tension (an inch or two, like when the wind grabs it sometimes and makes the fabric billow), and the wife pulls the fabric from the side to center it. Also you'll notice most tubes sag in the middle slightly so by my pushing it also takes that little sag out to help the fabric slide in the rail. Hope this helps and good luck!
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My electric awning is only 18 feet but I have had to recenter several times over the years. I find it easiest to extend it out, then I stand on a box and push in the middle of the tube to alleviate the tension (an inch or two, like when the wind grabs it sometimes and makes the fabric billow), and the wife pulls the fabric from the side to center it. Also you'll notice most tubes sag in the middle slightly so by my pushing it also takes that little sag out to help the fabric slide in the rail. Hope this helps and good luck!
Once you get it centered, pop rivet both ends thru the hem and it will stay centered.
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