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Old 05-24-2012, 11:02 AM   #1
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Slide out sag

I am trying to find a solution to my sagging slide out awning. Someone mentioned a pvc frame that would help. Anyone have a picture on how to build it. Thanks for any help.

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Old 05-24-2012, 12:19 PM   #2
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Is it sagging in the middle? I have a small version of that problem myself. RV shop told me the only way to fix it was to "Rebuild the slide". I don't really want to do that for obvious reasons. I can't imagine how a frame would really not be unsightly.

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Old 05-24-2012, 12:49 PM   #3
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Some put a beach ball under the slide awning to aid in drainage, but then it must be removed for closure.
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Old 05-24-2012, 01:01 PM   #4
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You can tighten patio awnings, it seems like there might be a way to do the same for a slide out topper. I had that problem with my coach when I bought it and the dealer fixed it (without my help or observation), so I am of no assistance on how to do it.
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OK, I feel foolish, I missed the word "AWNING". Thought you meant the slide was sagging in the middle.
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Old 05-24-2012, 05:54 PM   #6
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Welcome to iRV2! Don't know about the PVC frame.... Toppers usually use tension in the roller and they are adjustable. Might find instructions "googling" manufacturer or model number. Or if other owners have had same, they can possibly advise you if you post more info, like rig type, model, year..... Good luck.
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Hi, welcome to IRV2. Hope you find the answers your looking for. Safe Travels.

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