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Old 09-11-2016, 04:40 PM   #1
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Awning repair

Awning over my slide is showing wear on the edge. Anyone have experience with the awning repair tape that is sold. I also welcome any other suggestions for repair.


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Old 09-11-2016, 04:48 PM   #2
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Find a boat canvas shop. You can get a replacement rather than use the tape on the edges. If the edges are frayed, rest of it is not in good shape either.

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You can also use Gorilla Glue clear tape. I just put it on mine where I had a few spots I could see daylight through. But can't say how long it will last but i figured it would last longer than the tape you buy at the RV supply stores. We'll see.
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Old 09-17-2016, 09:11 PM   #4
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I had a couple of peeling places on the slideout fabric so tried the awning repair tape a few years back. That stuff did work good. Only thing was, and as Nosticks stated, it only helped a bit because the rest of the fabric came apart shortly after.

Ended up replacing the fabric on the main and the slide a couple of years ago. Was kinda worried i might mess things up but the job ended up not being too difficult. What helped was finding youtube videos showing removal and re-installation procedures.
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Old 09-22-2016, 10:29 AM   #5
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I tried the awning repair tape with poor results. I then used the Gorilla Tape and it is still holding up well.
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