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Old 05-10-2015, 08:41 PM   #11
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I never tighten either end. I just tie them down with the slope in the torsion end because it is opposite the door.
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Old 05-10-2015, 08:58 PM   #12
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I never tighten either end. I just tie them down with the slope in the torsion end because it is opposite the door.
X2 But did before having poles.
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Old 05-10-2015, 09:20 PM   #13
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I loosen mine... these awning motors are not very powerful, so as not to create more resistance, loosen 'em.
The OPs Awning has (NO Knobs) so all this talk is nill until he finds parts for his Old style awning! Youroo!!
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The OPs Awning has (NO Knobs) so all this talk is nill until he finds parts for his Old style awning! Youroo!!
Somebody asked....
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Old 05-10-2015, 09:40 PM   #15
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The OPs Awning has (NO Knobs) so all this talk is nill until he finds parts for his Old style awning! Youroo!!
Not necessarily true, you can permanently get a 6"-8" slope by cutting 2" off the end of the arm on the awning end you want lower.
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Old 05-10-2015, 09:54 PM   #16
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OP is trying to find the (KIT) to change his arms like they are on the newer awning! He would not waht to (Hack/Butcher) his arms! He may want to throw the awning water off the other end? Youroo!!
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OP is trying to find the (KIT) to change his arms like they are on the newer awning! He would not waht to (Hack/Butcher) his arms! He may want to throw the awning water off the other end? Youroo!!
You can throw it off either end you want, I did it on the motor end and it is not hacking/butchering anything. Ours worked fine for 4 years with one arm shortened.
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OP is trying to find the (KIT) to change his arms like they are on the newer awning! He would not waht to (Hack/Butcher) his arms! He may want to throw the awning water off the other end? Youroo!!
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Or not.
Besides, cutting 2" off an arm eliminates the need for the adjustable ones in case they cannot be obtained.
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Old 05-11-2015, 07:03 AM   #20
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I know for a fact the adjustable arms are still available. A friend of mine just got his for free. And when I got mine a little over a year ago...the kit is ONE arm only on the side opposite the electric cable. And this was direct from Dometic.
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