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Awnings 2 months 2 days ago #468637

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I tow an elddis Xplore 304 and was wondering if anyone can reccomend a reasonable full size awing as i have been useing my old one which has lasted over 20 years, thanks,
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Awnings 2 months 2 days ago #468638

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I guess most folks would say that if you want the next awning to last 20 years, get an Isabella. However, not cheap. Walker awnings are good poled awnings, ( I have one) and at a lower price point than Isabella.
Dorema now do a full air awning, if you don’t want poles, but I don’t know much else about it.
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Awnings 2 months 2 days ago #468639

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Isabella all the way.
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Awnings 2 months 2 days ago #468643

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You could always go down the route of a large porch awning like what we have instead of a full awning . Still giving you loads of space and room inside & the porch awning on mine might not be far off as a full size one for you .
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Awnings 2 months 1 day ago #468662

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Craigyoung wrote:
You could always go down the route of a large porch awning like what we have instead of a full awning . Still giving you loads of space and room inside & the porch awning on mine might not be far off as a full size one for you .

The problem with an Xplore 304 ( a brilliant and tiny van imho) is that the door opens toward the rear and then, between the opened door edge and the rear of the van, you have the toilet cassette locker. By this time the awning rail above has reached the rear curve, so there is very little room to put the wall and pads of a porch awning.
Might be possible though. Very careful measuring would be needed.
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