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Old 08-19-2016, 11:12 AM   #11
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Got my bungee's at Canadian Tire. They have plastic hook ends. I'd recommend NOT using those cheap metal hook bungees ( Coghlans ), fearing they would do significant damage to surfaces.
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Old 08-19-2016, 12:26 PM   #12
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Ouch! Great thread, should be required reading for all. Hadn't really thought about all the bad things that could happen if items in the trailer aren't properly locked down and secured. Thanks to all who shared their stories.
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Old 08-19-2016, 01:47 PM   #14
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I haven't heard(seen) it mentioned in a long time,
but we have a piece of rope for around the front top
of the awning arm and bracket, when on the road,
just for security and peace-of-mind. It works!
A bungee or similar would also work.
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Old 08-19-2016, 02:03 PM   #15
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I picked up a roll of one inch Velcro. I made my own security straps. I wrap the arms with a strap and then slide it up the arm as far as I can reach.
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Old 08-19-2016, 02:48 PM   #16
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Old 08-19-2016, 02:55 PM   #17
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Here's a better picture of Velcro strap for awning.
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Here's a better picture of Velcro strap for awning.
I do the same thing, except I also thread the velcro strap though the awning mount bracket. Bungee cords have too much play in them.
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Old 08-19-2016, 03:36 PM   #19
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I do the same thing, except I also thread the velcro strap though the awning mount bracket. Bungee cords have too much play in them.
I'm too short.
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