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Date:         Wed, 27 May 2015 06:51:40 -0400
Reply-To:     Frank Condelli <RAlanen@AOL.COM>
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From:         Frank Condelli <RAlanen@AOL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Awning advice
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EXACTLY ! Well said !

> On May 26, 2015, at 9:15 PM, Automatic digest processor <LISTSERV@GERRY.VANAGON.COM> wrote: > > I've been using a Shady Boy for over a decade now -- in thunderstorms, > hailstorm and heavy heavy rain, winds that toppled camp gear. It's never > let me down. > > There are some tricks. > > Always securely tie down the outer two corners so winds can't blow the > awning up. Always use the optional blow-down poles so winds can't blow > the awning down. In heavy rain, shorten the outer corner tiedown lines > to pull the corners earthward so rain will sluice off and not pool on > the awning. > > When set up like this, it's never let me down.


Frank Condelli Almonte, Ontario, Canada '87 VW Westy, '00 Kawasaki 250 Sherpa, "98 Ducati 750 Monster & Lionel Trains (Collection for sale <>) Frank Condelli & Associates <> - Vanagon/Vanagon Westfalia Service in the Ottawa Valley BusFusion <> a VW Camper camping event, Almonte, ON, June 04 ~07, 2015

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