Originally Posted by Wabbiteer
A 27' foot Overlander has sixteen feet of straight sidewall, the endcaps, hitch A-frame and rear bumper make up the other eleven feet... So the awning will come up shy of 16' so the mechanisms & mounts extend little more to extend over ribs for mounting and bracing...
All of the older Airstream trailers have "exact" awning sizes that match the length of the coach, less 10 feet.
As an example, a 27 foot Airstream has a 17 foot awning rail, exactly.
Different story for the newer trailers.