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Old 01-19-2016, 10:56 PM   #11
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Member OC was/is working on this issue! He made/Installed end caps on his Awning! Have not heard the outcome of this mod. I think our Awning is made by MORTON when it Rains,it Pours! Youroo!!
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Old 01-20-2016, 11:59 AM   #12
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I think our Awning is made by MORTON when it Rains,it Pours! Youroo!!
Fun fact: Even though that phrase is typically used to mean when something goes from bad to worse, it was originally created to mean the salt would still pour freely, even in rainy weather.

In 1911, the company had started adding magnesium carbonate, an anti-caking agent, to salt; this allowed it to pour freely. Before that addition, salt would clump if the weather wasn't agreeable.
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Old 01-20-2016, 04:34 PM   #13
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Angry water in awning

I'd really like to get more info on awning roll end caps. Doesn't make sense when opening awning for rain protection, one gets rained on.
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Old 01-20-2016, 04:41 PM   #14
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Lots of condensation my guess?

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Old 01-20-2016, 04:49 PM   #15
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Normal, same for me. Water that catches on the top of the retracted awning will wick its way in the ends, and the sideways force of water during travel catches rain between the slotted connection and the backside of the vinyl fabric, giving it direct flow into the coiled up awning. Unless you cap them which might be a pain removing every time. But, maybe OC has it figured...developing...
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Old 01-20-2016, 05:52 PM   #17
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Mine does it and I also believe it's condensation. I live in the south and especially this time of year we will see freezing temps at night and much warmer during the day. Mine does it even when it has not been moved and no rain.
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Old 01-20-2016, 07:13 PM   #18
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Member OC was/is working on this issue! He made/Installed end caps on his Awning! Have not heard the outcome of this mod. I think our Awning is made by MORTON when it Rains,it Pours! Youroo!!
The end caps worked somewhat, but didn't eliminate the water seepage. I have used silicone on the stitching at the camper also and it just about eliminated all water in the awning, but there is still some dripping when I unroll the awning even if it hasn't been rained on. As for the awning rolling up backwards, mine will NOT roll backwards even if I hold the button, I've tried and the motor just stalls out. The motor cannot overcome the torsion spring in the opposite end and roll the material backwards.
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Mine was the same as OC's issue. I sealed the stiching and eliminated a lot of the water. The main issue that I have now found is that the "Gutter" on my rig is 2 pieces and the seam is dead center in the middle of the awning. No matter how much dicor and trying to seal this gap, water still seeps through the gap hitting the rolled up awing and running down into the rolled up fabric. For my RV its just the way it is. It stinks.....litterally.
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Fun fact: Even though that phrase is typically used to mean when something goes from bad to worse, it was originally created to mean the salt would still pour freely, even in rainy weather.

In 1911, the company had started adding magnesium carbonate, an anti-caking agent, to salt; this allowed it to pour freely. Before that addition, salt would clump if the weather wasn't agreeable.
Ok, now that was interesting.. Thanks, I love this useless info stuff, find it cool.
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