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Old 06-30-2010, 08:42 AM   #1
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AWNING is not so "CAREFREE"

Hi: All...When we heard the TORNADO warnings.I hurried to our site to put away the awning. I my haste the aluminium slider that runs up&down the main arm for the horizontal inner arms jumped the track at the bottom. I have already had to replace 1 of the tiny set screws so I bought 4 of them. Won't have to do that again!!!
I have added 1/2" rubber bumpers(screen spline)into the track above the set screws so when the sliders drop down they may not get off track again!!! I'll post back once I've had a chance to use it again. Alf
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Old 06-30-2010, 06:57 PM   #2
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Re: AWNING is not so "CAREFREE"

Alf, jumping up on top of the awning is never a good way to speed up closing it....just sayin'.
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