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Old 07-21-2015, 05:31 PM   #1
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Girard awning cup wind sensor replacement?

Anyone know where I can get the 3 cup plastic wind sensor for the awning on my 07 Beaver Marquis? Thanks in advance for any assistance.

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What I used was those yellow egg container bought at CW. You just cut them and they do the job.
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Contact Girard direct via the web, or do a search on the web of RV supply houses. All you need is the part number to insure getting an exact replacement.
If you do not have a Girard manual for your awing, you can get that on line also.
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This is the one I just bought through Rainman for $13.50.
I checked the inside diameter of the new wind sensor hole with a drill bit. I had to back the set screw out and re-drill the hole to fit the existing Girard shaft. I believe I had to go up 2 sizes in bits. It was easy to drill the plastic. I put the set screw back into the new sensor, pushed it down on the shaft and it fit snug. I tightened the set screw and "Voila"....sensor fixed. Wind cups spun nice and free. The cups aren't white, they are black, but that doesn't bother me at all!

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Davis Instruments 7342-178 Wind Cups for Vantage Vue ISS
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Thanks very much for info guys. Will try them.

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