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Old 03-14-2016, 10:01 PM   #11
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We have never had an issue with our Carefree toppers or awnings.
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Old 03-14-2016, 10:52 PM   #12
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Zip Dee, linked above, has an option I'd really like to try:




A slide topper that automatically extends with the slide, but can also be extended further to shade the windows.

Apparently CareFree used to make one like this, but discontinued it.

It seems to me this would be the cat's meow.

Am I the only one who thinks that's way cool? Why aren't they all like this?

What am I missing?
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Old 03-15-2016, 06:26 AM   #13
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Zip Dee, linked above, has an option I'd really like to try:




A slide topper that automatically extends with the slide, but can also be extended further to shade the windows.

Apparently CareFree used to make one like this, but discontinued it.

It seems to me this would be the cat's meow.

Am I the only one who thinks that's way cool? Why aren't they all like this?

What am I missing?
$$$$$ Zip Dee is great stuff, used them for years on my Airstreams. But they are more expensive than the Carefree/Dometic.

In answer to the OP, choose the one that works best for you. I have not had issues with either brand once properly installed.

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Old 03-15-2016, 01:21 PM   #14
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Zip Dee, linked above, has an option I'd really like to try:




A slide topper that automatically extends with the slide, but can also be extended further to shade the windows.

Apparently CareFree used to make one like this, but discontinued it.

It seems to me this would be the cat's meow.

Am I the only one who thinks that's way cool? Why aren't they all like this?

What am I missing?
I did shoot them a email and here is the reply....

Our Slide Out awnings are custom made

Call our customer service at 1-800-338-2378 for pricing and ordering information

Thank you

-The Zip Dee Team

96 Crossen Ave
Elk Grove Village, Il 60007

800-338-2378
Awnings By Zip Dee
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Old 03-15-2016, 04:43 PM   #15
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zip dee, linked above, has an option i'd really like to try:




a slide topper that automatically extends with the slide, but can also be extended further to shade the windows.

Apparently carefree used to make one like this, but discontinued it.

It seems to me this would be the cat's meow.

Am i the only one who thinks that's way cool? Why aren't they all like this?

What am i missing?
price! Price!
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Old 03-15-2016, 09:25 PM   #16
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I did shoot them a email and here is the reply....

Our Slide Out awnings are custom made

Call our customer service at 1-800-338-2378 for pricing and ordering information

Thank you

-The Zip Dee Team

96 Crossen Ave
Elk Grove Village, Il 60007

800-338-2378
Awnings By Zip Dee
Going to get a quote? I was looking at my Concord and there isn't room for conventional window awnings, the Zip Dee would fill the bill very nicely. Somewhere I still have Zip Dee order/quote forms. I will have to get the measurements and give them a call. I will make sure to be sitting down when I get the quote though... They are expensive but they are one of the few manufacturers that I have dealt with that still have parts to fix 30 year old equipment.

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Old 03-15-2016, 10:28 PM   #17
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Going to get a quote? I was looking at my Concord and there isn't room for conventional window awnings, the Zip Dee would fill the bill very nicely. Somewhere I still have Zip Dee order/quote forms. I will have to get the measurements and give them a call. I will make sure to be sitting down when I get the quote though... They are expensive but they are one of the few manufacturers that I have dealt with that still have parts to fix 30 year old equipment.

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Not sure if I will get a quote or not. One thing I do like is the company is only 30 to 40 minutes away from me. Would be curious of the $$$$$ they want.
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I had a Sunbrella Bimini top on my 23ft sailboat and after seven years it was still like new. If their awnings are as good they make a good product.
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