Proper awning procedure - Page 3 - Escape Trailer Owners Community

Go Back   Escape Trailer Owners Community > Escape Tech > Escape Systems | Water, Waste, Charging & Propane
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-14-2016, 06:12 PM   #21
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Florida panhandle, Florida
Trailer: 2014 Escape 21
Posts: 761
So the answer is: it depends. Dang, life is complicated.

Seriously, thanks for the feedback.
__________________

__________________
Mike Lewis
She don't lie, she don't lie, she don't lie-- Propane.
Mike Lewis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2016, 08:54 PM   #22
Senior Member
 
Jim Bennett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Trailer: 2017 Escape 5.0 TA
Posts: 9,772
Y'all have me worried about touring around to new places. There sure does seem to be a lot of wind around. We just don't seem to see it in most of Alberta, and BC.

At least the new awnings will put themselves away if the wind picks up too much. Starting to like that feature more and more listening to those here that see wind every day.
__________________

__________________
2017 Escape 5.0 TA (January 27)
2015 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5L EcoBoost
2009 Escape 19 (previous)
“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” — Abraham Lincoln
Jim Bennett is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2016, 09:04 PM   #23
Senior Member
 
fudge_brownie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Janesville, WI, Wisconsin
Trailer: Escape 19 (sold) Escape 21 2014
Posts: 1,027
Lately I have seen a number of campers who have awnings similar to the Escape but they have used a double tie down on the end of each awning with some of those pet stakes, a corkscrew you put in the ground. I did not see how they fastened to the awning but the tie downs looked substantial and like a good idea. The weak point might be a strong wind could damage where the tie down is fastened to the awning.

Anyone use a tie down?
__________________

__________________
Paul and Janet Braun
2003 Toyota 4Runner V8 now 2012 Toyota Sequoia V8
Escape 19' 2010 now 2014 Escape 21'
fudge_brownie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off






» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:13 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.