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Old 09-08-2014, 06:05 PM   #11
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I would agree with eldermike about rolling it up when you leave the area, i have lost a couple of awnings in my day . Especialley here in texas we deal the low pressure coming from the gulf meeting with those systems coming from the north

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Old 09-08-2014, 07:53 PM   #12
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Camper1 it is not attached. The saddle is the perfect size for the awning tube to just sit in the saddle. I would not use bunggie cords because it will have too much play in a wind and lift your awning enough for poles to fall out and then you are as good as not having anything.

Jackpoles I am sure work just the same.

When I sinch it down I can push up and down on the awning tube and it doesn't move. And with the hose clamp for adjusting it I can adjust to any height I want.


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Old 09-09-2014, 12:05 PM   #13
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You can tie down the awning arms all you want but in a big wind the fabric will still flap away and could tear.

Just roll up the awning when storm approaching or if you leave the rig for a period of time.

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Old 09-09-2014, 01:52 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by charliedross View Post
Hey, Seann. How about a link to that thread with the pic. I did a search for "trucker jackpole" and came up empty. Are they light in weight?
here you go

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