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Old 02-08-2015, 11:30 AM   #1
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Vintage Awning for 1963, 26' Airstream Overlander

Hello. I am looking to buy a vintage rope and pole awning for my Overlander. I am in Texas and am looking online at several companies. Does anyone have any experience or recommendations of where to buy?

Also, I use my trailer as a mobile art studio. Most of the places I park are in the city, on cement. How can I hold the poles down on concrete?

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Old 02-08-2015, 12:14 PM   #2
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Kristy made the awning for my Bambi II. Check her out here.

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Old 02-08-2015, 12:18 PM   #3
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I got mine for my Bambi II at Marti's Awnings. Don't know what to tell you about the concrete....bucket o' sand??


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Old 02-08-2015, 02:36 PM   #4
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Make some concrete weights using a 2 gallon pale for the mold and set a u-bolt with the strap buried in the concrete.

If the site has a large heavy table run a rope through it to the top of each post on the awning.

Caution : when leaving the trailer take down the awning .
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Old 02-09-2015, 07:17 AM   #6
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Thank you!

I've been in contact with Marti (before this post) and am waiting to hear back. The sand/bucket idea seems to be the one to go with!
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The concrete mold sounds like a more permanent solution. I'll be trying that one too. Thanks!
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Marti has done 5 awnings for us. I bought the present one for my 66 Overlander- from EBAY..Got a vinyl awning all ready to go ...added the grommets myself and bought poles locally. Cost under $70 total.
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