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Old 04-12-2015, 11:07 AM   #1
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Awning adjustment

When extended the awning sits straight out . how do you lower the front so it sheds water away from unit ? tried to move it but did not seem to want to go and did not want to break anything . the lock nuts were loose and maybe it was just the pressure from the lifts assist
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Old 04-12-2015, 01:36 PM   #3
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It's the domectic brand . on the 29 xlr 20' long powered. not sure the model of the unit . i think the gas charged lifts caused me not to put to much pressure on it for fear of breaking . i will check it out again tomorrow when i head out to where i haveit parked for now
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Old 04-12-2015, 01:58 PM   #5
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you're a funny one . i'm going to call Jeff Couch soon but it will be for another matter all together
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It's the domectic brand . on the 29 xlr 20' long powered. not sure the model of the unit . i think the gas charged lifts caused me not to put to much pressure on it for fear of breaking . i will check it out again tomorrow when i head out to where i haveit parked for now
Pull the arms down (compresses the strut) to where you want them and lock the bars in position with the wing nuts. Sometimes easier to reach if you make the adjustment with the awning slightly extended due to height. Be sure to loosen the wing nuts before retracting fully to stow position. Sometimes a good idea to lower one side slightly if expecting rain. I know there is an auto dump feature and it has always worked for us but you never know.
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Thanks Bubbles . that's what i thought needed to be done but did not want to exert to much force until i knew for sure.
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When extended the awning sits straight out . how do you lower the front so it sheds water away from unit ? tried to move it but did not seem to want to go and did not want to break anything . the lock nuts were loose and maybe it was just the pressure from the lifts assist

The awnings are made to self dump. With the lock nuts loose, the weight of the water will lower the lift assist on one side or the other and 'dump' the water and then return to the normal height. To continually let the rain water flow off one side or the other, pull one side down and tighten up the lock nut, but make absolutely sure that the lock nut is loose and the awning is back to normal height when rolling it up or damage my hallpen.
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The first half of this video will be helpful.
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Thanks just the info i needed . I'll check it in the am and run through operation
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