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Old 05-23-2016, 02:11 PM   #1
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Crank out, side arm-less awnings, major issues?

Hey all, this is probably a part I won't get to this year, shy of a cash fairy, But I'm plotting to add an awning to the Amerigo and given the lack of space by the door to put a standard armed awning, I'm looking at the CareFree "Freestyle" line that doesn't have the vertical down riggers.

Other than perhaps being a bit more susceptible to the wind, is there any major pitfalls I should be worried about with these?

Also, what kind of Material should I choose, Carefree lists Acrylic and Vinyl and out of RV awnings I'm not sure which would last longer...

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Nothing but the wind and rain can't do to them.

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This might help make up your mind on fabrics, if you haven't seen it yet.

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Our previous 95 class A had a awning (name?) that rolled out with a crank handle a few feet, then you attatched the two arms like in your picture. It worked great... No probs... Like any awning, take it in with winds or at night. I actually liked it more than our new power awning because it would adjust at a down angle Much more than this one will.... Monkey
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