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Old 11-03-2019, 01:37 PM   #1
Chip
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Aluminum awning use?

Hello everyone,
New to the forum. Am full-time and happier than I ever could have imagined. Not sure which area to post this....

Been full-time since 2013, am still working, but intend to hit the road when reach retirement, hopefully in 5 years.
Long introduction, but might provide the reason for my post...
I do not have slide covers (5) and do not have window awnings. Because I'm stationary for the time being, my awnings and slides remain extended 24-7.
Hate to invest in awnings only for the fabric to fail when I'm ready to hit the road. My class A Tiffin had it, but now that I'm a fiver, I miss them in southern California heat/sun.
What kind of opinions does everyone have on retractable aluminum awnings? Light, retractable, but impervious to sun and heat.
Live to hear what you all think before I buy and install...
Any experience out there?
Pros cons?

Heard mine... LOL.
RVing IS HEAVEN!
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Old 11-06-2019, 09:08 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum...
Have not known of aluminum awnings for RVs. Do they exist? Sounds kind of reasonable that they could be used, but every aluminum awning I have seen was solid, not retractable. This could be an interesting thread/posting.
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