A&E curved arm attachment
I have an A&E awning on ’64 Safari that PO had installed at Camping World. OK fine.
The bottom brackets for the arms are held to trailer with ¼” x 3” lag screws…through banana wrap skin into what?? The frame?
Is this really how they are supposed to be attached? Lag screws? No bolt/plate/spacer/nut?
After 16K travel miles (including both ways Alaskan Highway) one screw holding front arm bottom bracket to body sheared the head, the other pulled out, the arm flopped around before I spotted it and broke jalousie window.
Can’t see a way to attach any firmer without pulling banana wrap panel (that’s why they used lag screws, duh).
New A&E kits come with the lag screws.
How have others attached awning bottom brackets to Airstream trailer bodies?
Thanks for help