Originally Posted by Grog
It may sound ridiculous but that is a cool video. I just realised that my center strap is missing which would make it a whole lot easier to put out the awning. I bought my camper used from someone who never used it so they didnt know anything about it either.
The strap is probably there, just got rolled up in the awning. Unlock the awning roller and arms like you would to pull it down with the strap. But instead get on a ladder or in the doorway where you can reach up and start to unroll it by hand. The strap will probably appear in a roll or two.