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Old 08-26-2010, 10:53 AM   #1
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ZipDee Awnings

The may seem silly, but I am not sure how to open the door side (largest) awning...
I have a 31' Sovereign.

The other two on it (rear and opposite entry door) were easy....

Can anyone help?


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Old 08-26-2010, 10:59 AM   #2
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Old 08-26-2010, 11:03 AM   #3
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I'll try!

I found instructions on the Zip Dee website! Scroll down to OPERATION at this link: Awnings By ZipDee

My awning on the side is the Curved/Contor model, but it has the locking mechanism that is shown for the Straight/Universal. Zip Dee said they added that lock to some of the 70's models only.

If you have any problems at all, call Zip Dee. They are very helpful!

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This should get you all the information you need:

YouTube - Zip Dee Patio Awning Operating Instructions For Airstream
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Thanks for the links and video. I got my awning open yesterday, but knew it wasn't right somehow. Now I know what I did wrong. This thread has been a real boon for me.
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