Thanks for your thoughts, gentlemen. I got it wrong when I originally posted. The top arms seem too long, so it would seem the fabric is too short! Yes, it is unrolled completely. I can take a little slack up from the fabric which wants to droop with gravity, but not nearly enough to account for the shortage of length to connect up the arms. Yes, the fabric from the old one is longer. It had probably stretched over time. With all the seams ripped out, including over the tube, we couldn't really stress it by hooking it up under tension before we removed it to see how that worked.
FWIW, the other fabric replacements fit fine on the side and rear awnings. I'm going to call Zip Dee tomorrow and see if they have any suggestions. I appreciate your thoughts as well. Thanks!
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