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Old 09-25-2015, 02:04 PM   #11
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I'll third the 12 mph mentioned by others. Also the never leave it out when you're away. My old RV had the manual kind that was a real pain to put up and take down and I did fudge those rules sometime. Of course, I also had the anti-flap clamps on it and a tie down system, so that would have helped. Had a friend on our church camp out at Fort Wilderness who left his out overnight and depended on the auto release feature to tip it for the rain. He woke up at 3:00 AM to the sound of the entire thing collapsing and pulling a large portion of the TT side with it. Not good. Ours was out but tipped and we didn't have an issue.
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Old 09-25-2015, 08:09 PM   #12
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Well, I'm here now. And there's no way the awning is going up. Heck, I'm a bit worried that the whole pup will blow over on its side. I'm watching the roof sway to and fro.
Been steady 20-25mph since we got here at 2pm. And expecting 35mph winds tomorrow. We are rocking and rolling. And I'm having flashbacks to my Navy days in the North Atlantic. Feel like I need to "secure for sea"..... And worried that I'll start screaming "General Quarters" at oh-dark-thirty.
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Old 09-25-2015, 11:10 PM   #13
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Well, I'm here now. And there's no way the awning is going up. Heck, I'm a bit worried that the whole pup will blow over on its side. I'm watching the roof sway to and fro.
Been steady 20-25mph since we got here at 2pm. And expecting 35mph winds tomorrow. We are rocking and rolling. And I'm having flashbacks to my Navy days in the North Atlantic. Feel like I need to "secure for sea"..... And worried that I'll start screaming "General Quarters" at oh-dark-thirty.
You need a couple of "The Claw" hold down gizmos. And some strong cables.
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Old 09-26-2015, 03:32 AM   #14
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Well, I'm here now. And there's no way the awning is going up. Heck, I'm a bit worried that the whole pup will blow over on its side. I'm watching the roof sway to and fro.
Been steady 20-25mph since we got here at 2pm. And expecting 35mph winds tomorrow. We are rocking and rolling. And I'm having flashbacks to my Navy days in the North Atlantic. Feel like I need to "secure for sea"..... And worried that I'll start screaming "General Quarters" at oh-dark-thirty.
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Well, I'm here now. And there's no way the awning is going up. Heck, I'm a bit worried that the whole pup will blow over on its side. I'm watching the roof sway to and fro.
Been steady 20-25mph since we got here at 2pm. And expecting 35mph winds tomorrow. We are rocking and rolling. And I'm having flashbacks to my Navy days in the North Atlantic. Feel like I need to "secure for sea"..... And worried that I'll start screaming "General Quarters" at oh-dark-thirty.
Jw, drive around the CG and find a big old MH to use as a wind block, then change spaces. I guess your awning concerns are over....
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