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Old 06-17-2015, 01:20 PM   #29
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I'm curious if there is a way to retract an electric awning, (without disassembling it).

The way to secure an electric awning may be to tie it down. But, then some have an automatic retract feature that would be damaged if it was tied down.
On my last two 5er there is no way to retract an electric awning if extended and opened. That is why I have always retracted our awning when ever we leave and at night also. I am also one of those that shuts off the water when we leave the campground and releases the water pressure to zero.

I was camping out west in SD a couple of years ago and a summer thunders shower came roaring out of the west in late afternoon and destroyed several camper awnings that day. Since than my camper awning is only open when I am their at the camper.

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Old 06-17-2015, 04:14 PM   #30
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On my last two 5er there is no way to retract an electric awning if extended and opened. That is why I have always retracted our awning when ever we leave and at night also.
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How did you retract the awnings on your 2 5ers if there was "no way to retract an electric awning if extended and opened"?
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Mine's never left out... but new campers don't always get all the info they need, so I'd at least try to save their stuff for them. If they react badly, well... OK... If you explain how much it would likely cost them to get it fixed, they would probably mellow out... If not... too bad... so sad... Tell 'em to kiss ol' snotty and go on down the road.
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