I do it almost everytime I set up. I much prefer it, as they are more out of the way as a single pole, then a diagonal brace.
The year my 19 was built, they were mounted towards the back, and the door hits against it when left attached to the trailer. This allows the door to fully open with the awning deployed.
2017 Escape 5.0 TA (someday soon, I hope
2015 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5L EcoBoost
2009 Escape 19 (previous)
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