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Old 07-21-2015, 11:07 AM   #1
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Broken attachment to camper

The cast aluminum fitting to attach the long arm of the awning to trailer broke. Does anyone know where replacements can be sourced?


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Old 07-21-2015, 11:12 AM   #2
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If it is a ZipDee awning you can get parts direct from ZD.
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Old 07-21-2015, 11:17 AM   #3
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Newer trailers use ZipDee awnings and can get replacement parts from them.

Yours looks like it uses an A & E awning. I'm not sure if they're still in business but Vintage Trailer Supply might be a place to start or Colaw's Trailer Salvage (oh the trauma of looking at that many totaled Airstreams).

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I'm not too knowledgeable about vintage but this might be some help.

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Old 07-21-2015, 11:29 AM   #4
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I am sure it is like this

If its like this be careful. The arm could fall loose, swing around and really hurt your Airstream. I found my broken mount by accident....sitting on the step having a cool one. You can find any awning part in the RV Parts area of EBAY.
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Old 07-22-2015, 07:47 AM   #5
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Awning update

It is A&E Travelawn 5000. I think I have seen a similar replacement on EBay. Not exact though. Thanks for the help.
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