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Old 04-01-2013, 03:56 PM   #1
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high wind awning sput

So a high wind took my awning and broke off one of the poles that attaches to the roof is it possible to just replace that pole our do I need a new awning

Any help would be appreciated
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Old 04-01-2013, 04:17 PM   #2
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So a high wind took my awning and broke off one of the poles that attaches to the roof is it possible to just replace that pole our do I need a new awning

Any help would be appreciated
If you know the Mfg, model and length, you can call CW or a local dealer for help. I'm sure if its late model and A&E or Dometic it can be ordered. How bout roof damage where it broke, still ok? Had it happen to me few years back and the broken arm cataputed across the roof and punched a hole in the roof!
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Old 04-01-2013, 11:01 PM   #3
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I have had success in reattaching a pole after the wind caught it. Can you post some pics of your damage?
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LOL! We did the same thing on our maiden voyage!
It bent, though, not broke.
Not used to an 11 foot-long sail on the side.
I saw that they sell a complete assy., but not individual parts.
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:12 AM   #5
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It broke the poor right where the rivit holds to the tent I was able to find a piece of aluminum that fit perfectly inside the old arm redrill hole installed s bolt where the robot was and research the arm is now stronger than ever cost 12 dollars vs 140 to dometic for a replacement arm
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:14 AM   #6
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LOL! We did the same thing on our maiden voyage!
It bent, though, not broke.
Not used to an 11 foot-long sail on the side.
I saw that they sell a complete assy., but not individual parts.
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Glad to hear I am not the only one to do this. I have now learned the importance of a tie down line needs to be staked into the ground to prevent this in the future

There is my next mod :-)
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Ours blew over about 30 minutes after putting it out for the first time. Just a little gust and...
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Wind like this? Youroo!!
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:28 AM   #9
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HEY Baron

Is it just me or does it seem like the canvas shrinks a little bit over time ours has been in rain nearly every time we have camped
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It broke the poor right where the rivit holds to the tent I was able to find a piece of aluminum that fit perfectly inside the old arm redrill hole installed s bolt where the robot was and research the arm is now stronger than ever cost 12 dollars vs 140 to dometic for a replacement arm
Had the same break point also. Stupid prices at $100+. Used a copper pipe reducer from hoe's depot to reattach. $3. Now I keep an extra in the goodies bag. Glad to hear you had a low dollar fix also.
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