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Old 11-30-2005, 11:00 AM   #1
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Question Awnings Argosy 24

My Awning is missing and want to replace...Any suggestions? No brackets, rails or poles.

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Old 11-30-2005, 09:11 PM   #2
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Awnings Argosy 24

Greetings Toby!

Originally Posted by tkchase
My Awning is missing and want to replace...Any suggestions? No brackets, rails or poles.
There is really only one manufacturer who has been a constant in supporting repair parts over the long-haul for Airstream product awnings, and that is ZipDee. My Overlander had an A & E Travel Awn that was an absolute nighmare to keep repaired as A & E stopped supporting the specialized parts needed for the curved sides of Airstream products -- I finally had my Airstream dealer measure the coach and order new curbside as well as bathroom window and bedroom window awnings from ZipDee -- no regrets after nearly five years, and based on past history, I am confident that I will be able to get replacement parts when needed even if it is a decade or two from now. You can find ZipDee at:

The ZipDee may be a bit more expensive initially, the quality makes up for the additional cost (IMHO).

Good luck with your awning selection.


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Old 12-01-2005, 05:21 AM   #3
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I second the motion on Zip-Dee. I installed a patio Zip-Dee on my 1977 Minuet and it was a snap! Took about 1/2 hr w a little help from my neighbor. The directions for installation were well written and they have telephone trouble shooting. Have owned 11 Airstreams most w Zip-Dee but some w Carefree awnings and Zip-Dee is superior in all respects. A little pricier but well worth it.
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