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Old 09-04-2006, 03:48 PM   #1
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Electrically operated awning?

Do any of you have an electrically operated awning? We have the factory Zip Dee on out trailer.

My problem is I have lost the use of my right arm above chin height. Now Brenda has to help me raise the awning.

I believe "Sunsetter" and some other brands are made for houses but for an Airstream?????

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Old 09-04-2006, 04:02 PM   #2
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I think raising our awning is the worst. I'll be interested as well!

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Old 09-04-2006, 04:02 PM   #3
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I know there are a couple electrically operated RV awnings on the market. Dunno if Zip Dee makes an RV one or not. I would contact them and ask. I know that A&E does. If they don't maybe suggest they may want to look into it, as America ages the market will be there.

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