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  1. Lucysmum

    Lucysmum Read Only Funster

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    We have v. recently bought Swift Sundance 600s (april 2002). It came with a Hsomething or other stand alone awning - but dogs are able to sqeeze through gap between awning and van - hmm. So suggestions for one that fits onto the van please - with sides etc! Van seems to be quite tall which is also a problem with current awning - shame really as it has hardly been used by previous owner and only once by us - well we've only been out once so far!

    Should REALLY LOVED our first trip, in spite of steep learning curve.
     
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    Hi Lucysmum

    Just a suggestion, could you fit press stud on the fly sheets, and m/h skirt, to sedure the "escape route":Cool:

    Another thought....modified pet cage panels, staked in place, in an L shape:Angry:

    It would be less expensive than a new awning.:thumb:

    Nomadic
     
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    Kiddie pen, the six sided thing. We got one to 'control' our westie when she was a pup and it breaks dowb easily for different sizes, ie we have just two sides in an L we use at home to stop her coming into the garage, just an expansion on the above realy.
     
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    Thanks guys for the suggestions. Have just had long conversation with John Cross (V. helpful indeed) who say we will potentially have problems with any awning as the van is so tall - needs a ladder, and door tight fit to cab. So no wind out awning & privacy room, for us. Therefore dog security is priority - I mean they are really lovely dogs, but not everyone wants a large lurcher sharing their dinner! Lurcher could step out of playpen unfortunately, so may need to look at cages. Have just got things for staking them to the ground on rope. Step in the right direction. Press studs sound useful too.

    thanks again
     
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