Canopy rocks

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  1. Casualaz151

    Casualaz151 New Member

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    I am doing a boondock this weekend and it seems that my roof rocks. Second time setting up and i dont recall it doing this the last time. Anyone have any ideas? I cranked and heard the clicks but still not sure.
     
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    Depending on the wind they can rock. Not sure if yours is unusual or not. Some tie them off like awnings.
     
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    Popup roofs always have some sway in them. It is designed in to allow some give in windy conditions, otherwise things will break. Securing the door usually helps with the sway as does setting up the canopy if you have one. It you are still worried about it, you can tie a line to the lift supports and secure them to a nearby tree if there is one.
     
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    Was it level?
     
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    Well it was until the rain came.
     
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    Mine seems to sway more if it’s not level
     
    8lugnutz and Flipped in NH like this.
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    I have to ask.....how did the rain make it unlevel?
     
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    Its on the side of my house in the dirt so it sank a bit. Poor drainage.
     
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    Ah , get a few smaller boards to sit the tires on. I also put some under the stabilizers. Will work well.
     
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    Yea i have the pads for the stabilizers but since this was just a "Dad...we want to sleep in the popup" set up i skipped that step. I shoulda known better.
     

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