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Old 09-06-2014, 08:07 AM   #21
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I just used 2" and 1 1/2" pvc pipe. Drilled a series of holes in the smaller pipe and one hole in the bigger.......used a couple of hitch pins to hold it to the right height. Use a couple of rachet straps over the end of the awning tube hooked to a screw in anchor to the ground. Big wind comes up.....takes me about 45 seconds to unhook the straps....hit the button and roll the awning in. Pipe and hitch pins....about 20 bucks total.
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Old 09-06-2014, 10:34 AM   #22
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I just used 2" and 1 1/2" pvc pipe. Drilled a series of holes in the smaller pipe and one hole in the bigger.......used a couple of hitch pins to hold it to the right height. Use a couple of rachet straps over the end of the awning tube hooked to a screw in anchor to the ground. Big wind comes up.....takes me about 45 seconds to unhook the straps....hit the button and roll the awning in. Pipe and hitch pins....about 20 bucks total.

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Old 09-06-2014, 11:19 AM   #23
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I just used 2" and 1 1/2" pvc pipe. Drilled a series of holes in the smaller pipe and one hole in the bigger.......used a couple of hitch pins to hold it to the right height. Use a couple of rachet straps over the end of the awning tube hooked to a screw in anchor to the ground. Big wind comes up.....takes me about 45 seconds to unhook the straps....hit the button and roll the awning in. Pipe and hitch pins....about 20 bucks total.
How do you hook them to the awning roller itself, like to see a picture if you have time to post one also.....
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Old 09-06-2014, 11:23 AM   #24
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My buddy lost his awning. Left it out over night with a beautiful evening and in the middle of the night a storm popped up and ripped it clean off the trailer..... Now he ties it down and puts it in at bedtime.
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Old 09-06-2014, 03:37 PM   #25
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You must put roll it in every time a breeze comes up or it rains.

I stake mine out with poles and never take it in until it's time to break camp.
Nope. I run it out, and leave it out 99% of the time. If a wind storm blows in, then I'll reef it in, but other than that I leave it out.

It dumps automatically just like its supposed to in the rain.

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The site team has moved many of the off-topic posts concerning the awning brackets to the thread that OC has on them, where it has a lot more information.

If you were involved in that conversation in this thread, then you can find it at this link now:

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Old 09-06-2014, 05:39 PM   #27
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power awing tie down - Power Awning Tie Down System

I built a set of these.They work well and I store them in the basement when not in use.
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Old 09-07-2014, 07:57 AM   #28
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How do you hook them to the awning roller itself, like to see a picture if you have time to post one also.....
[vc pipe.

Will try to get some pics. I took a 4" piece of 4" pvc pipe and cut it lengthwise and used it as a saddle and attached it to the top of the 1 1/2"
The awning tube sits right in the saddle.
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Old 09-07-2014, 08:15 AM   #29
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I have lost two awnings due to winds out of no wear, I suggest to tie them down during the day and roll them up before you go to bed.
The last one that was damage was in Ocean MD about 4 years ago, a bad storm came up about 1:00 am it rain so hard the awning could not empty fast enough
And the weight of the water and the wind bent the side arms so in the am I had to cut the awning free from the camper and that was our first night on vacation.
$1,300 dollars later and a new lesson learn for the second time.....never again.
By the way the awning was tilted to one side.
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Old 09-18-2014, 03:14 PM   #30
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I'm sold, where/how much is a set? We just bought a 2015 Roo 21SS and this looks like a good starter mod...
By the way, how do you adjust the awning to allow rain to drain off? Was playing with the awning today and have no idea what to adjust..

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