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Old 07-08-2020, 05:26 PM   #1
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Solar shade added

Drill, rivet and it snaps on. Easy
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We noticed a few of these when we were in Florida. I thought they looked nice. I imagine they help drop the temp fairly well.
Looks good.
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We bought one and added it last year for International Rally, and were glad we did! We have one that does not span our entire awning (21 ft), but added rivets so we can move the shade around on the awning to the ideal position. We've purchased additional awning snaps to add to the streetside awning so we can use the shade on that side of the trailer also if the sun is very hot.
They do make a difference in hot sun.

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Amazon has solar shades that slide in a track of some awnings. I'm not near my AS but was wondering if the Zip Dee awnings have this track to install a sun shade.
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Amazon has solar shades that slide in a track of some awnings. I'm not near my AS but was wondering if the Zip Dee awnings have this track to install a sun shade.
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We have one that does not span our entire awning (21 ft), but added rivets so we can move the shade around on the awning to the ideal position. We've purchased additional awning snaps to add to the streetside awning so we can use the shade on that side of the trailer also if the sun is very hot. Kay
Brilliant!

You triggered me to think of also making a 4" canvas strip with same snaps that contain electric lights.
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Old 07-10-2020, 09:00 AM   #6
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Snaps on the other awning very smart. Have to order some more snaps
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This looks great. Is this a Zip Dee product or did you use some other brand? Would be very interested in this.

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Old 07-11-2020, 09:21 AM   #8
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Thank you for this information. I gotta get me one of those.

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Drill, rivet and it snaps on. Easy
Which height and length did you order - their website states that they offer two heights and two lengths.

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Old 07-13-2020, 06:31 PM   #11
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Got 15 foot. Did not notice other option
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Old 07-18-2020, 12:57 PM   #12
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Which height and length did you order - their website states that they offer two heights and two lengths.

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I have the 15' for my 27 Globetrotter. I ordered from here:

https://store.airstreamlife.com/prod...nt=16348772545

They offer one height, see picture. Comes with a couple of extra snaps, I added one so that I can shift the shade to either end of the awning.


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Old 07-18-2020, 03:03 PM   #13
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I bought one of these:
https://www.harborfreight.com/8-ft-x...arp-60582.html
Added grommets to the awning and fastened with clips. Will try to post a pic this weekend.

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Old 07-23-2020, 01:56 PM   #14
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We bought one as well. Zip Dee was at Alumapalooza last year and had a limited supply there. It does make a difference when it is sunny out.
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Old 07-23-2020, 02:39 PM   #15
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ZipDee Solar Shade

If you order from ZipDee they have 2 widths, 10' and 15'. They also have 2 drop lengths, 5' and 6'. Get the 6' drop. Trust me as the guy that took my order for my first Solar Shade recommended the 5' drop as he said the 6' drop would drag the ground. He was so wrong. I now have a 15' wide x 6' drop and it is so much better. 12" makes a big difference.

Maybe this is ZipDee way of selling more Solar Shades!!!

It is a very nice product and does a great job at filtering out the sun.
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Like the Duramax?
Not sure if this was addressed to me. I do have a Duramax and love it to date with 25,000 towing miles. PM me if you have any questions so we dont go off topic for this thread.
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Old 07-24-2020, 07:23 PM   #18
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Got these

For the tie down anchors. Adjustable. Heading out soon and will see how they work but think they may have lots of uses.

Bungee Cord, 80" Flat Adjustable Bungee Cords 4 Pack Bungee Straps with Adjustable Length Metal Buckle & Hooks for Hand Carts, Heavy Duty Cargo, Luggage Rack, Camping, Gardening, Clothesline https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082SSF4PZ..._F04gFb4Y7Q74H
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And upgraded ties downs

On amazon

Bungee Cord, 80" Flat Adjustable Bungee Cords 4 Pack Bungee Straps with Adjustable Length Metal Buckle & Hooks for Hand Carts, Heavy Duty Cargo, Luggage Rack, Camping, Gardening, Clothesline https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082SSF4PZ..._KWmhFbFE3SJ33
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