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Old 09-21-2019, 03:45 PM   #21
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Got around to getting together the parts for an awning. 20190921_135136.jpg
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Old 09-21-2019, 05:11 PM   #22
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Got around to getting together the parts for an awning. Attachment 37734
How does it attach to the roof?
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Old 09-21-2019, 08:23 PM   #23
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Old 09-21-2019, 08:31 PM   #24
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I used the same method, only i cut individual 2" long pieces and put them where the eyelets were on the tarp, used 3M super adhesive pads to secure them to the roof and then used these "clips"
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Old 09-22-2019, 10:25 PM   #25
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I like the awning idea! How long does it take you to set it up? When we tailgate, we have been putting up quick shade type awnings ( usually 1-2) and it takes 3-4 people to put them up. It looks like your awning would be pretty quick setup!
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Old 09-22-2019, 10:35 PM   #26
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I like the awning idea! How long does it take you to set it up? When we tailgate, we have been putting up quick shade type awnings ( usually 1-2) and it takes 3-4 people to put them up. It looks like your awning would be pretty quick setup!
With a step ladder , it's as simple as sliding the plastic pieces into the channel and hanging the tarp through each hole on each hook. Stick a pole in each corner, and a piece of 550 paracord in a stake in the ground. About 5 minutes max. I would put 2 cords on each cord pulling out and to the sides for a taut roof. Mine is 20x16 and it's freaking huge under there.
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Old 09-23-2019, 06:33 AM   #27
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In 5 minutes I can have it up and have my first beer half gone. Standing on the steps I can slide it into the rail without a ladder. I leave the fasteners connected to the tarp grommets.
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Thanks for input from both... I need to order some of that awning rail now! Lol
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Old 09-23-2019, 07:53 PM   #29
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Thanks for input from both... I need to order some of that awning rail now! Lol
I ended up going with the PVC instead of the aluminum. I've got a 90" & a 48" piece butted together.
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I ended up going with the PVC instead of the aluminum. I've got a 90" & a 48" piece butted together.
Did you go with PVC on the track or the piece that goes in the track through the rope?
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I ended up going with the PVC instead of the aluminum. I've got a 90" & a 48" piece butted together.
I bought 2-4'aluminum sticks for $12ea, $34 shipped for both. The 8'ers were too expensive to ship and I didn't need them that long. The 3M stuff seems to hold pretty well.
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Did you go with PVC on the track or the piece that goes in the track through the rope?
both the track and the spacers
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Thanks for input from both... I need to order some of that awning rail now! Lol
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Awning-RV-T...72.m2749.l2649
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Old 09-29-2019, 02:13 PM   #34
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Awning worked great yesterdayResized_received_2433312383384808.jpg
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Looks good! Especially the Chuck poster!
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