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Old 04-11-2016, 09:34 PM   #81
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Getting my old tt ready but then.....

Here ya go. Amazon is your friend.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00E4W...dometic+awning
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Old 04-11-2016, 09:34 PM   #82
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Bummer. Did you not put up your upper arms up before you tried to adjust the height?


What do you mean by put up? Maybe that's what I screwed up. I loosened these black knobs and the flipped a switch and the awning began to roll up but stopped , the legs binded up and and began to arc from the force , that's where the pins in the handles broke off. I then had to drill the handles off to get the pins out of the way which did help but the legs will not slide up for some reason. I think I bowed the legs to the point of they can't go into the other arm since the bow is a bit too large. I hope you guys can understand me if not I can post pictures tommorrow .
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Old 04-11-2016, 09:45 PM   #83
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Awaome find ! Thanks for sharing ! And not too bad of a price , I'm
Learning by research, by forum and by mistakes, I'll eventually get there.
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Old 04-11-2016, 09:47 PM   #84
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Like I said in prior post this morning there are videos on operation of awning on web. Here is one

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Old 04-11-2016, 09:50 PM   #85
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Thanks a lot ,I will watch it, I just watched one too , what a mistake it was to think I can figure it out on my own ... It looks like such a simple mechanism .. Lesson learned


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Here is better one.

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Old 04-11-2016, 09:55 PM   #87
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We all have been there. You should be ok if the arms did not bend too much. It will all be worth it when you sit by that campfire the first time.
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Old 04-11-2016, 10:00 PM   #88
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We all have been there. You should be ok if the arms did not bend too much. It will all be worth it when you sit by that campfire the first time.


Yeah I can't wait for that day to come, all day long at work I'm thinking about this camper, I think I'm in love with it, lol. The lower arms bent quiet a bit and that's why they won't go up any more. I have a feeling I am going to have to do some disassembling and straightening out. I happen to be a metal worker so should be able to straighten them out. The project continues and there's still a lot to do, I have to install the WD hitch and the electric brake control to my van. I love working and making things work so all if this has been enjoyable and the fun continues .
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Old 04-11-2016, 10:07 PM   #89
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I just ordered my handles ... Now to look into this fabric .


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Old 04-11-2016, 10:13 PM   #90
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So this would fit my awning? Is this a good material? I notice some are 199$ and more and then some are 119$ . This on is cheap but will it last a while ?


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Would this fit my awning arms? I'm missing one.


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This needs replacement too. I wonder if it has the same hole pattern so it can look original. Does anyone know ?


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You would have to match up the type of awning you have. Should be a model number on the roller. Should be a sticker. I'd look into all the parts you may need and if you can get your arms straightened out before ordering too much. You may find out it's more economical to buy the whole thing instead of piecing together. I had to do that with my old camper by the time I got new arms, roller and fabric I was better off ordering a whole new unit.

May be something to consider.
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Good tip and yeah I think I'm holding off on awning fabric. Tommorrow I will attempt to repair. One concern I have is when o remove the arms, won't the tension from the springs on the roller want to pull ? Or is it maxed out since it has wound up to the wall?


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Yes the springs will let loose. When I got my new one there were cotterpins in the roller to prevent that and even then when I had it on there it jumped me when I pulled pin. I'm not sure is new fabric comes on new rollers or not.
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Old 04-11-2016, 10:53 PM   #96
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I got mine from ppl motorehomes you could call them for info. They helped me a lot on my old awning.
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The legs came right off with some tugging, are they supposed to?? Or did I break something? I did remove the handles since the pins broke yesterday when everything jammed up.


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The base clips in by the trailer. The top be the roller screws in.
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Old 04-12-2016, 08:54 PM   #99
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Getting my old tt ready but then.....





Where can I get storage door and the fender ?


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If you can do auto body work you could repair the storage door. The fender skirt is only cosmetic and if you were to replace with new it could crack within the first year.
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