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Old 05-27-2014, 08:58 PM   #1
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Well that escalated quickly

Great weekend of camping but I'm just a nut when it comes to packing up. Everything going great I unhooked ratchet straps I ALWAYS use to hold awning down go inside to grab the awning hook 10 seconds later no more a huge gust comes along and there goes the 18ft awning in my 23SS! This just goes to show how quick things happen preventable yes but I was by myself and nothing else I could have done. Well GEICO adjuster on his way tomorrow both upper arms ripped off and awning material not ripped but it caused stress stretched marks. All 4 mounting screws pulled out on top so next time for me and for anybody else just be careful I am and I got bit

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Old 05-27-2014, 09:11 PM   #2
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Mr. Murphy is alive and well isn't he?

My TT, had the awning out, there wasn't enough breeze that day to even disturb a candle. Very suddenly a gust came through and broke the forward arms of my awning. Soon as it came, the wind stopped and back to perfectly calm.

It never fails.
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