SheltaPod New Campervan Awning Just Launched

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  1. Wombles

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    Spotted this interesting awning on Facebook http://www.sheltapodcampervanawnings.co.uk/ a while ago & it is now launched on on Kickstarter. Definitely a lot of interest from FB followers & demand for this in various colours - orange is the first one that will be available & if it sells then blue & green will follow & then possibly grey. Thought this might be of interest to Funsters with campervans:

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    Interesting, wonder if it would work for a PVC:)
     
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    UPDATE: Now available to order on Kickstarter in blue too :)
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    Wow. Thanks @Wombles .. that looks really cool. :)
     
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    I like the look of that! Something else to go on the shopping list!
     
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    Seen many comments on FB about this being a great idea, then someone slated it regarding price and the quality...
    I have no idea either way so any interest do your research.. (y)
     
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    Can it be used as a drive away awning or does it rely upon attachment to vehicle to keep it up.
     
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    Understand that it can be used as a driveaway awning but not getting enough take up on Kickstarter so may not go into production :( It seems to be filling a gap in the campervan market but the sales targets (80k :confused:) are very high - Sunncamp only need 500 orders to bring a new awning design to market.
    Hopefully if Julie doesn't manage to secure enough funding this way then she will find another way even if the terms are different.
     
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    Thinking about it it would be too small for a Hymer or similar?
     
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    We like the design & suggested a taller motorhome height version but currently it is designed for campervan height. Probably best to message & check if it might work. We also suggested a more neutral colour like grey for wider appeal but think the VW market is the initial target.
     
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