Where can I get an awning like Danny and Dawn's - Fiberglass RV


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Old 02-18-2014, 09:21 AM   #1
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Where can I get an awning like Danny and Dawn's

Can anyone recommend an awning similar to Danny and Dawn's in the attached photo? I'd prefer a simple version that can fold up for storage and perhaps slide into an unobtrusive track attached to a 13 ft trailer. It doesn't have to be made with gold thread, just reasonably durable. I have seen several on the web, but reviews are scarce and I'd prefer to buy only one. Do you have one you like?
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Old 02-18-2014, 09:40 AM   #2
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I also love the looks of this Scamp with its awning and stripe. Any info would be great, but I wouldn't be surprised if it was custom made.
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Old 02-18-2014, 09:50 AM   #3
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Here's one possibility:

Marti's Vintage Trailer Awnings

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Old 02-18-2014, 09:58 AM   #4
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Here's one possibility:

Marti's Vintage Trailer Awnings

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Spanke,

That's pretty much exactly what I had in mind. This site is great.

Thanks, john
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Old 02-18-2014, 10:52 AM   #5
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I have seen several of Marti's awnings and they are beautiful. I don't think you would be disappointed.
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Old 02-18-2014, 11:49 AM   #6
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Marti's is a real popular supplier of awnings to the vintage trailer folks! Large following and fan base.
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or you can make one yourself like i did

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Old 02-18-2014, 01:14 PM   #8
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I have one of Marti's awnings for my tear drop and I love it!!!!!
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Old 02-18-2014, 01:20 PM   #9
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We made window awnings ourselves following instructions from another Escape owner.
Used tracks and edge cord from Sailrite and our own fabric. Not difficult...especially if you have a heavy duty sewing machine.

Below are the pictures from their trailer which we used as a model in making ours.

The 3rd photo down is one from our trailer...a bit closer to see the details of the awning we made (for Shawn KK)
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Old 02-18-2014, 01:27 PM   #10
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Here's another awning by Marti. She also does sides for it if you like. This is my second awning by her.

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Old 03-17-2014, 08:48 PM   #11
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I love the look of these vintage-style awnings. For those of you who have them, do they do a good job of keeping the rain off and holding up to a bit of wind?
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Old 03-17-2014, 09:21 PM   #12
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tried one, didn't like it, bought a bag awning. we need function over looks.
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Old 03-18-2014, 07:34 PM   #13
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Our Trillium awning is basically the same as the one shown in the opening post. Ours is green and cream stripes though. We didn't like the way it sagged, and loathed the way it held a puddle of water after a sprinkle of rain. It didn't seem to matter how hard we tried we couldn't get it to stay taut enough to shed rain.

We gave up and bought a free standing canopy.
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Our Trillium awning is basically the same as the one shown in the opening post. Ours is green and cream stripes though. We didn't like the way it sagged, and loathed the way it held a puddle of water after a sprinkle of rain. It didn't seem to matter how hard we tried we couldn't get it to stay taut enough to shed rain.
We gave up and bought a free standing canopy.
As you can see, there is a solution for every thing.

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