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Old 06-19-2014, 02:22 PM   #951
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Installed bug screens on fridge intake and exhaust vents, installed bug screen on furnace vents. As easy as they were to install it's not hardly worth mentioning. Trying to figure a way to bug proof the A/C units. On a previous 5r the mud daubers built nests that stopped the fan from turning, had a heck of a time getting it cleaned out.
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Old 06-19-2014, 02:29 PM   #952
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So some of you have OC's awning poles. And some of you reported that things were steady during a storm. But what keeps the awning itself from billowing in the wind? I'm not talking about the ends flapping. What I mean is the sail like up/down of the awning when the wind blows?
You simply attach ratchet straps to dirt screws that are screwed into the ground and the other end to the awning brackets and tighten them down.
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Old 06-19-2014, 02:51 PM   #953
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You simply attach ratchet straps to dirt screws that are screwed into the ground and the other end to the awning brackets and tighten them down.

I think he means the sides of the fabric - since you cannot use those de-flapper brackets that attach to the awning arms and grip the edge of the fabric...you cannot use those on a power awning
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Old 06-19-2014, 02:54 PM   #954
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Great! now get some factory reps to present pertinent topics each night. You can charge admission (tuition) for Herk University. or HU. I' want to see your setup. Sounds neat.
AWESOME Lou! and yes, yes, I want a tour of the system too!
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Old 06-19-2014, 02:56 PM   #955
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I think he means the sides of the fabric - since you cannot use those de-flapper brackets that attach to the awning arms and grip the edge of the fabric...you cannot use those on a power awning
Seems to me someone figured out how to use de-flappers on a power awning.

Probably OC
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I think he means the sides of the fabric - since you cannot use those de-flapper brackets that attach to the awning arms and grip the edge of the fabric...you cannot use those on a power awning
Au contraire.
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The sensor on the black water tank hasn't worked for sometime and had registered a constant 3/4 full regardless of how full it really was. So.... I flushed and reflushed the tank three times while using the built in black tank flush and voila, the sensor works again. Filled the tank again and added 2 cups of Calgon per other threads in the forum for future protection of the sensors and it smelled pretty good too. Will continue to add Calgon every other dump. May consider making my own Calgon in the future using one of the recipes I found on line. Hopefully this will eliminate future sensor problems of my black tank.
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Installed an electronic keypad door lock on the 5er. Now I won't have to worry about the son losing the keys at Oshkosh this year. He did it the last two years. Found em both times, but this year he isn't getting any keys.


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How do you like it and which keyless lock did you buy? I have been eyeing those for a while now.
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