Where to buy a new awning

Discussion in 'Canvas / Awnings / Add a Rooms / Tarps / Tents' started by KJD_0214, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. KJD_0214

    KJD_0214 New Member

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    I currently have a Carefree of Colorado awnung that the bag is dry rotting and the awning is separating from the bag. Canvas repair shop wants almost $200 to make and fix the new bag/awning. Seems like a waste when I can buy one for $250-$300. What brands or websites do you recommend for a new awning?
     
  2. theseus

    theseus Centerville, OH

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    I see the carefree ones new on eBay for between 200 and 300 a pop.
     
  3. crackerJack

    crackerJack Active Member

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    I bought a new Dometic on eBay. I really like it. My original Coleman was destroyed last year. The wind out west is an unrelenting thief. I wouldn't trade all the humidity in the south, for the wind out west.
     
  4. nolesman76

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  5. Natureangel

    Natureangel Everythings better outdoors...

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    When it's time to replace mine I'll be sticking to the Dometic. So many folks have a hard time putting up awnings solo, I don't have a problem after some practice.
     
  6. kcsa75

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  7. durhamcamper

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    I replaced my awning 2 years ago with a Classic Bag Awning from RV Workshop. Dale was great to deal with and I am extremely happy with the quality and price. Check out rvworkshop.com
     
  8. roybraddy

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    My awning bag bit the dust last season due to SUn UVs... I just removed the whole thing until I figure out how to replace or repair it.

    In the meantime I am using one of those WALMART straight leg 10' by 10' canopy. It comes in a nice carry case and when I put it up I can place just outside the access door.

    Works pretty good for me...

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    Actually it is working so well I might not even try to replace my awning... haha
    This cost around $120 I think it was from WALMART

    I have the luxury if having alot of space to carry something along like this with my large front deck and truck bed space.

    Roy Ken
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