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Old 04-20-2013, 03:08 PM   #1
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New 21 FBRS

We have two years of RV'ing. We are now trading in our R-POD 171 which we loved for a Micro lite 21 FBRS. Any words of wisdom? TV is a 2008 Land Rover LR3.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:30 PM   #2
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We traded in our 2009 Microlite 21 FB last September for a 2012 Microlite 25KS, we loved the 21FB but wanted a bit more room. We had no problem with the 21FB, we first towed it with the wife's Mazda Tribute with a 3.0L engine but since bought a f150 for the tow vehicle.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:46 PM   #3
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We have a 21 FBRS and we love it.Its just me and the wife and it is just the right size. When we went looking it had everything plus what we wanted .We use it 25 days last yr and plan on using it 30 + this yr. We are going away this weekend
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Old 05-31-2013, 06:51 PM   #4
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I just brought home our new 21fbrs. I forgot to ask one important question at the dealer. What do you do if the awning is in the open position and you lose power? How do you roll it back up?
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Old 05-31-2013, 07:03 PM   #5
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There should be info in your "package of stuff" that came with the trailer. Ours came with a strap to use in the rolling up process. I must confess, I haven't really read the paperwork from the awning mfg. closely to know how it works. But there is a way, lol.
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Old 06-01-2013, 08:16 AM   #6
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I'll look thru the "boat load" of information. When I was at the dealers picking it up, I asked about everything else on the camper..... Didn't occur to me until I was showing the camper to my wife,... let the awning down.. and then the question came up....... What do you do if you lose power....... hmmm.........
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:57 AM   #7
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There is a strap they gave you.I never try it either I think I should
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Our 2013 MicroLite 21FBRS has a manual awning.
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The strap allows the awning to tension back into position so it won't flap, if I'm understanding this correctly. Is your awning power driven? if so, can't help, sorry!
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Old 06-05-2013, 08:57 AM   #10
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Power Awning w/o Power

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I just brought home our new 21fbrs. I forgot to ask one important question at the dealer. What do you do if the awning is in the open position and you lose power? How do you roll it back up?
We have the 21FBRS too. Our dealer gave verbal instructions to put tension on the awning and remove a single screw which connects to the motor. I have not tried, though probably should. Check the paperwork that came with your TT. I will check too and report back if I find anything relevant.
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