Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-09-2010, 11:45 AM   #1
New Member
2006 19' Safari SE
Easley , South Carolina
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 1
Zip Dee Awning Screws

The top screws that hold the bracket on my ZiP Dee have stripped. Is there a recommended way to repair?

cwf811 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-09-2010, 12:23 PM   #2
Rivet Master
Melody Ranch's Avatar

1956 22' Flying Cloud
1953 32' Liner
1955 22' Safari
Valley View , Texas
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 3,929
Images: 78
Send a message via Skype™ to Melody Ranch
a better fastener

I am a big proponent of Rivnuts. You might call Zip Dee too. They are very helpful.

"If it can't be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled or composted
then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production."
Melody Ranch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-09-2010, 12:56 PM   #3
Rivet Master
Commercial Member
Dan@LED4RV's Avatar
Currently Looking...
Kernersville , North Carolina
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 681

Originally Posted by CWF19 View Post
The top screws that hold the bracket on my ZiP Dee have stripped. Is there a recommended way to repair?

They are pretty easy to get.

Click here to see them.

There also is an exploded view which makes them easy to find

Dan@LED4RV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-09-2010, 02:52 PM   #4
Rivet Master
Mikethefixit's Avatar
1977 27' Overlander
Trotwood , Ohio
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 2,153
Send a message via Yahoo to Mikethefixit
Because of my own carelessness,leaving my zipdee deployed,during a popup thunderstorm. In which the rafter arms were ripped off and throw 10 feet over and beyond the trailer. Fortunately,although being a small guy I was able to corral the zipdee and get it rolled up.
Unfortunately the force of that trip over the trailer pulled all the rivets. I went back with larger stainless steel screws and plenty of caulk on the threads and under each bracket and fitting.I also had to drill each hole in the brackets to except the larger screws.
They dont show and I have had no leaks as of yet.
\Good LUCK
Roger & MaryLou
7.3 liter Power Stroke Diesel
1977 27ft OVERLANDER
AIR # 22336 TAC- OH-7
May your roads be straight and smooth and may you always have a tailwind!
Mikethefixit is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Zip Dee Awning Chitown AirStreamers Awnings 14 06-09-2011 03:11 PM
Zip Dee Awning now works as it should Silverscream Awnings 4 10-16-2009 11:17 AM
Zip Dee Awning Will Not Retract kennytheecat Awnings 4 04-06-2009 06:10 PM
Zip Dee Awning 63 Safari Awnings 8 07-17-2006 06:49 PM
Zip Dee Awning Chitown AirStreamers Awnings 4 06-23-2003 01:12 PM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:55 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.