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.
Almonte, Ontario, Canada
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