Originally Posted by Skamper1
Just left metal work shop with large vises. Still could not get the solid bar to straighten. May have another go at it, but right now am contacting Zip Dee to see how much to replace. Can see where bends in both arms were probably due to leaving the awning up in high winds. Will let you all know. Thanks. Jack
Contrary to some opinions, adding a "center support" on the larger Zip Dee awnings, helps prevent "bent" arms.
Any Zip Dee over about 12 feet should have a center support.
That stops some of the flopping that is caused by winds.