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Old 09-18-2014, 08:35 PM   #31
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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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Here's a short video that may help,


How to Use and Maintain a Camper Awning | Pete's : http://youtu.be/y_9QUgGynTs
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Old 09-18-2014, 10:38 PM   #32
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I'm in the process of making this tie down for our camping trip tomorrow.
I'll post back on how they work.
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Old 09-19-2014, 11:36 PM   #33
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I'm in the process of making this tie down for our camping trip tomorrow.
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It's to bad there not self storing. .

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Old 09-19-2014, 11:51 PM   #34
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A little uncalled for. Apologies. lol That's just mean.
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Old 09-20-2014, 08:08 AM   #35
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Great idea, thanks for posting....

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Old 09-20-2014, 03:04 PM   #36
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I'm in the process of making this tie down for our camping trip tomorrow.
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Sure thing that will work, but by the picture your awnings are not electrical. I used to do the samething for years. Never had a problem. your support arms are like 4x's stronger. IMO you do not need poles with that system in the picture, If you want to make it stronger, just release the arms and tent stake them and then tie it down with rope or anything straps or such. Electric awnings are just pure garbage IMO only..Is that a electrical awning with full arms? never saw that before in my travels. It also looks like you have flapper stoppers on them. You can not do that with the electrical without stretching the material downward.
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Old 09-20-2014, 04:45 PM   #37
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During the walk through on our Shamrock 183, the tech advised against tying down the electric awning because of potential damage. We've made 3 trips so far and I have noticed at the CG that a good many are tied down. What's the consensus here with them what's got em?
You do have a power awning and not a manual?
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You do have a power awning and not a manual?

Yes dometic 9100 series I believe it is. Got the camper at Tom Johnson Speedway and that's where the tech said these kind shouldn't be tied down.


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Old 09-21-2014, 09:33 PM   #39
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Sure thing that will work, but by the picture your awnings are not electrical.
We have a light weight metal electric awning. Push a button in the camper and it rolls out or in.
Anyhow, used it this weekend with lots of rain and they worked great. Had awning open with one side lower than the other. Only advice would be to drill hole in pipe cap on the button pole or it fills up with rain water.
Bought pvc pipe and cap at HD. Pvc saddle on Amazon and lock pin at Tractor Supply.
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Old 10-01-2014, 03:13 PM   #40
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Although not self-storing, I really like the link that 'DaveandSue' as well as 'ParrishCamper' linked to. Definitely putting this on the project list

I think I could even do this without help from my DH

Since I'm also looking into options for a screen room under our awning, this project will be a necessity.

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