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Old 10-10-2013, 07:42 AM   #1
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Replacement awning fabric and alumaguard

I am in need of replacement fabric for my A&E awning, it has the alumaguard cover on it so the standard replacement fabric awning with vinyl weathershield will not work (I think). I am having a difficult time finding something on line that is designed for the alumaguard. Has anyone found one, and has anyone done the job themselves?

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Old 10-10-2013, 10:13 AM   #2
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I have no idea what the Alumagard is...but ShadePro says they sell replacements:
ShadePro Inc.: Replacement Patio Awning Canopy - Acrylic w/ Alumaguard

It that the spring-loaded bands of metal that wrap up your awning when retracted?
Wish I had something protecting my awning when rolled-up.

Hope that helps
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Old 10-10-2013, 03:18 PM   #3
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ppl has the fabric for them call them and let them know what size
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Old 10-10-2013, 03:31 PM   #4
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Just replaced my slide topper fabric from:
Tough Top Awnings
Look them up online
Good fabric, easy to install,
Also search you tube for videos on replacing fabrics
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Old 10-11-2013, 04:59 AM   #5
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I wasn't clear

Maybe alumaguard is not the right description, I am referring to a metal weather shield that wraps around the awning when closed. As a result the awning fabric has an extra attachment point where the "outboard" side of the metal shield attaches to the fabric, so i has 3 seams with bead in them,one to attach to side of coach, one to attach to roller tube and one to attach to the metal weather shield.

I will go to PPL and see what they have, thanks all.
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Old 10-11-2013, 05:11 AM   #6
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contact chris at after replacing awning fabric on 3 coaches in the past 14 yrs this guy has it figured out. he not only uses better fabric than original but the thread he uses is far superior. one other trick he does is he actually doubles the length of fabric on the roller (it fits) when the time comes yrs down the road you can pull the fabrics off and reverse them now you have fresh fabric for another 5 to 7 yrs. I have no connection with this company just a very happy customer! jim
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Old 10-11-2013, 09:34 AM   #7
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another fabric will fit without the weather guard. you just dont have the protection.
you have to adjust the spring tension anyway.
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Old 10-11-2013, 09:44 AM   #8
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Have you tried A&E or is it just to expensive?
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