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Old 05-25-2014, 07:48 PM   #21
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The dealer told me the awning/screen room are ordered to fit your A-frames model number.
Is this screen room free standing or does it hook to the trailer?

Just asking..
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Old 05-25-2014, 09:39 PM   #22
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Hooks to the camper. It's designed for the Rockwood and Flagstaff A-frame campers. It only takes minutes to set up and doubles the useable space of your unit. IMHO, for $640 bucks I believe it's worth the money if you camp a lot.
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Old 06-21-2014, 07:24 PM   #23
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A frame awning is problematic -

I was advised to stay away from the real cool looking awning shown in pictures attached to the A frames.

It has a high price tag, but the problems with it are in the setup and in the "holding up" for the long run.

A canopy is a better deal.
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Old 06-21-2014, 07:46 PM   #24
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I was advised to stay away from the real cool looking awning shown in pictures attached to the A frames.

It has a high price tag, but the problems with it are in the setup and in the "holding up" for the long run.

A canopy is a better deal.
We're going to find out the hard way. My awning/screen room arrived last week. I'll be using it a lot this season.
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Old 06-22-2014, 11:40 AM   #25
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In regards to the setup of the screen room after youíve done it a few times its not complicated but Iím a former tent camper. It is quite tall so I bring my four foot step ladder to make it easier. As far as difficulty staying up, I think thatís an urban legend from people just speculating about the whole AFrame thing, never experienced a problem.
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Old 06-22-2014, 02:18 PM   #26
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Thanks Cattledog! 30 years in scouting, retired military. This screen room will be a piece of cake.
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Old 06-22-2014, 07:08 PM   #27
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Screen rooms

We went camping for 8 days and the screen room (10'X10') increased the living area by more than double. Would not use it for a 1 or 2 day trip. Takes about 20 minutes plus to step up. It is a Paha Que awning that was originally made for Aliners but fits the Rockwood perfectly.
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Old 06-22-2014, 07:23 PM   #28
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This is great to know ,
I had the same question.

thanks for the answers,
it helped me as well.
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Old 06-23-2014, 07:32 PM   #29
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My main difficulty with the canopy is the Velcro pealing off the camper. It only stays on a season before sun damage makes it start to crumble.


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Old 06-23-2014, 08:15 PM   #30
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I have the Velcro problem also/ my unit was purchased nov of 2013/it is coming off of trailer at bottom of unit/It has been on unit only once/that was during set up by dealer/the other Velcro traps dirt on strips of materal/ I may sell screen room as I have e z up unit also/I live near charlotte nc if one is interested/it needs Velcro that sticks to unit/FR probably sells kit/unit is new in bag/////
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Old 07-31-2014, 08:54 PM   #31
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We don't have the FR awning, but I'll offer another option. Like yours, our camper did not come with the awning. We considered buying it, but we just couldn't bring ourselves spend the $500-600 on it.

We bought a good 10' x 10' EZ Up style awning with a screen room attachment. Below is a pic of how we set it up...minus the screen room. We have the corners tied down using adjustable cinch straps. Three straps are hooked to dog tie-out augers, and one is hooked to the camper's left step housing. The awning just flat out doesn't budge.

It might seem to some like a bit of overkill on securing it down. We've seen freak storms blow through, and have even lost an awning to one...with the storm coming through so quickly that there was no time to drop the awning. We had one blow through this past October, and while everyone else was either chasing their EZ Ups, holding down their awnings, or wondering how much it was going to cost to fix the fresh hole in their roof , our awning just stayed right where we left it.

To keep from tripping over the augers at night, we have solar lights we plant in the ground between the augers and the poles.

Hi! What is the canopy cover you have in the picture?? We are looking for one like it, namely, the color! Thanks
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Old 07-31-2014, 09:21 PM   #32
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We brought a used Aliner Paha Que awning that was made specifically for the aframe. Is was about $300 We use it when we are staying a few days in one place. Really adds to living area. Has a floor and screening with drop down full sides for privacy or you can just setup as a canopy.
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Hi! What is the canopy cover you have in the picture?? We are looking for one like it, namely, the color! Thanks
It is WalMart's brand...Ozark Trail, I believe.
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Old 08-01-2014, 11:50 AM   #34
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Old 10-14-2014, 09:48 PM   #35
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We're going to find out the hard way. My awning/screen room arrived last week. I'll be using it a lot this season.

@catworker, how has your screen room worked out? If you are pleased, would you refer the dealer and share order info? I have my mind set on one -- new or used -- for our aliner. Thank you!
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Old 10-15-2014, 08:42 AM   #36
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Wish I could help you. Due to family and medical issues we haven't been out to test it. Next season. I know I'm going to like it.
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Old 10-15-2014, 07:32 PM   #37
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Best wishes to you. I hope you'll be back camping very soon. Campfires under the stars are restorative. :-)
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Old 10-23-2014, 09:18 AM   #38
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When we bought our hardside it came with a screen room/awning that we don't plan to install or use. It's never been out of the bag. If anyone in the Indianapolis area is interested in buying it we'd be happy to work out a discounted price.


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Old 10-23-2014, 05:22 PM   #39
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Phalexander, would you consider Detroit as being in the vicinity of Indianapolis? At least we are in adjacent states. :-)
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Old 10-23-2014, 08:04 PM   #40
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Well I'd say it's workable if you're motivated. Maybe could meet half way....
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