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Old 10-06-2019, 07:50 PM   #1
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Is it normal to have paint spray on a new awning? Picked up trailer last week and noticed a strip of white paint on the awning when fully opened.
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:54 PM   #2
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It must have been something from the awning manufacturer. Escape does very little painting, and not white.

I actually can't see it in the photo.
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:58 PM   #3
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I don't see the "paint" you are referring to. The trailer is not painted. Perhaps you are looking at caulk?
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:32 PM   #4
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When you completely unwind the awnings, the last foot or so are solid white on most all of them.
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:33 PM   #5
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Here ya go, another pic. Awning is tan with a 8" white paint stripe.
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:38 PM   #6
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That is normal, mine had the same....
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:42 PM   #7
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:45 PM   #8
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Is normal, and I don't believe it is paint, nor caulk.
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Old 10-10-2019, 10:17 AM   #9
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Minor change of thought here on awnings --a note of caution for all us with old-style manual awnings. (A thorough walk-around helps not getting screwed.)
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Minor change of thought here on awnings --a note of caution for all us with old-style manual awnings. (A thorough walk-around helps not getting screwed.)
Wow, good catch there Myron, otherwise yours may have ended up on the highway.
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