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Old 08-04-2005, 10:37 AM   #1
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Just got our '65 Globetrotter a few weeks ago, but no awning. It has the awning strip along the top so I assume this would be the type of awning that uses rods in the ground to support it? Where can I get a new awning like this, with all the hardware including supports?

I've seen photos of other similar vintage GT's that have a retractable awning with the arms that fold up. Did they come with either/or back then?

Sorry if these are often asked questions...

Jim
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Old 08-04-2005, 10:41 AM   #2
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Aftermarket

All awnings on Airstreams are aftermarket. They may be installed by The RV manufacturer, the RV distributor or by a previous owner.

Airstreams often are complimented with Zip Dee brand awnings.

You can see them at www.zipdeeinc.com

Or you can buy them at re-sellers or maybe even a salvage yard.
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Old 08-04-2005, 11:06 AM   #3
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Hi Jim,

Here's what we went with. Fairly inexpensive, and it gave us an idea if we liked a post & rope awning (we do!) We figure we'll eventually use this one as a pattern to make one out of Sunbrella fabric, and we can just continue to use the poles.

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http://www.jcwhitney.com/autoparts/P...oup?Ntt=awning
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