Lillypad awnings.

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  1. Shuismo

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    If you are thinking of buying one of those lillypad awnings may I say how pleased we are with the service we received from them, our motorhome is higher than the average and so we could not buy a drive away awning but as this is so easy to erect it hardly matters that you have to bungle it away for day excursions with the camper. Rick was very patient helping us get the right size so roll on next holidays.
     
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    We have a zip safari room which is great for extended stays but we have just bought the Lilypad wind blockers for short stays. They are light and quick and easy to use but I found that the spring loaded side arms tended to move so I now use the side arms from the safari room in conjunction with the wind blockers.
     
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    Sunblockers are good..but won't keep rain out

    I had a drive away with my RV .. and fitted an awning rail to hold it ...

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    We were at Olivers Mount in August and had heavy rain but none penetrated the Sunblockers.
     
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    are you saying that the rain was hitting the mesh and didn't penetrate ?
     
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    Yes. To qualify that, the mesh got very wet but the water ran down it, not through it.
     
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    from the supplier site

    the point I was making was that they are what they are, sun and wind blockers.. and as you have pointed out, keep rain off .. ideal for summer use.

    Great if the awning is not for habitation or keeping stuff dry in all weathers, not a the same as a waterproof / weather proof awning..
     
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    We have the Lilypad windblockers that has with or without a lightweight inner roll up membrane to afford you more privacy and more protection from the weather but we have yet to use the blockers with or without the rain section

    We also have a drive away awning that we used only a couple of times that we will be selling shortly believe it is a Traveller 3
     
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