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Old 06-13-2018, 04:18 PM   #1
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2018 classic 33 ft. Awning tilt doers very little to redirect water. Flash flood needed my help to relieve main awning of water. Is there any adjustment for this. If I wasn’t home the awning may have collapsed. On the road now so I will definitely check with dealer when I get home. Anyone having same problem?
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I have a 2018 classic 33ft. Are there any of you having to deal,with airstream factory regarding the projection tv debacle that was created at factory? The sad thing is that it I complained about this to my dealer and they were very surprised to hear such a thing.airstream support finally admitted to me personally that they are working with manufacturer to resolve the issues. Dealership is totally clueless.
I will be asking for compensation for not haveing cable to my projection tv on a 60 day trip up north. Also factory installed my ac and heat motors in reverse and gave me the wrong software version for my firefly. Not a good start. Also put a 6 gouge in my rear panel which will take a 2 weeks to replace. Not a good start
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Old 06-13-2018, 04:33 PM   #3
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At least on the 30' the awning works pretty well. There *is* a level of rain that will get to it if you keep it out. There also is a level of wind that will rip it off the side of the trailer. In normal drizzle / light rain - no real problems.

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Bottom line is that the automatic Zip-Dee awnings simply don't tilt very much. I have a 30' and it has a hard time shedding water. The old mechanical ones tilted much more.

Its a design thing, you cannot get them to tilt more than a few degrees - its due to a limitation of the software on the control board. Your dealer nor airstream will be able to do anything about it.

On a 25' it's not as big of a deal because the distance is shorted and as a result they get more degrees of tilt - but on a 33' I would not leave the canopy open during the rain. This is what airstream's official stance is on the matter (it is a sun share, not designed to be used in the rain).
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