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How in the hell do you stop hitting your head on the awning? At least once each weekend trip, I walk into it and it hurts like hell.

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Couple more hard smacks in the head and you will probably learn where it is and not to run into it....[emoticon]


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I remember my first beer! Just kidding! Need to hang same tacky ornaments on the arms. So tacky you can’t avoid seeing them every time you walk around them. [emoticon]


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We hang our wet towels on the side arms.


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Does your awning unhook from the side of the trailer? Most manual awnings do, and the arms become vertical supports you can stake to the ground.


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We also hung something on it to catch your attention. We do the same for tent guidelines to prevent tripping. Our current awning arms are up so high there is no chance of hitting it unless you are 10 foot tall.


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Just a FYI...do not change to a FW trailer, those awning arms are soft, compared to a pin box.

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I am happy to be able to say I've never walked into the awning supports. They are definitely in the way though. Using the awning in car port model (like wildtoad mentioned) does make them more visible.

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We hang one of these on each arm. It has saved many headaches,bumps and bruises.
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After several years of full timing, I never learned to duck.

Hitting the awning draws profanity, the pin box draws blood....


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