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Old 06-23-2011, 03:58 PM   #1
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how to use awning lock pins ?

was just curious who has installed these camco locking pins on there awning ? and did they work well ? and where did u drill ? i have a carefree spirit awning !when i bought them they said you didnt drill but on the package is says to drill ? obviously my awning get loose in a big cross wind and i want to prevent that i had been using duct tape to hold it steady now i want to use these pins ! any pointers ? thanks
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I went to the local ACE hardware and bought a 5ft 1/4 in rod (not threaded) and bent the last 8 in. at a 90 degree angle and slide it into the hole that is used for the strap and then use wide velcro straps to hold the long part of the rod to the awning arm.Cost was around $12 for everything.
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I have one of the pin type and had problems with the awning not always ending up in the same position and the pin was not aligned so it would go in the hole.

I ended up with THIS
You can get the parts at a hardware store. It's easy to put on using the awning rod/

I did find that I need to use a couple of velcro straps to hold the cable to the arm so it doesn't slap against the arm and annoy the navigator.
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