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Old 09-20-2009, 10:10 PM   #15
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The first thing I added to my TW after I bought it was a patio awning. I also installed an awning over the rear window (bathroom) and recently added a street side window awning. The ZipDee awning goes up and down in less then 2 minutes. I use a small wooden stool to reach the locks.

If you remove the awning, you will have 4 plates still attached to your trailer. If you remove the plates, you will have 12 holes to fill.



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Old 09-21-2009, 08:21 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by NeatAirstream View Post
Thanks for posting that video.

I have attempted to *set* the arms on the shaft (using various methods - including "spearing") and have not been able to get either arm to lock in place --- as shown at times 1:20-1:43 in the video. I've been using the roller locking mechanism on the shaft to keep the awning deployed - though I know this is not particularly safe/good for the awning. Do you have any ideas for me?

My awning is rather old and it takes a great deal of my strength just to open the awning (pulling out the snap studs and moving the roller up & out) even with my newly purchased handles. Maybe it needs some maintenance somewhere?

Thanks for any advice, Laura

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Old 09-21-2009, 08:24 AM   #17
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If you are having difficulties with your Zip Dee, I suggest you call them. They are very knowledgeable and exceptionally friendly and helpful on the phone.

Here is the toll-free number: 800-338-2378 You'll see there are a number of instructional videos on their site, but I'm guessiong you'll be further ahead calling them.

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