Thursday, August 10, 2006

Let it Rain!

Well, we finally got a bit of rain today...maybe a 1/4 inch or so...but it has been so dry that even this bit of rain was very welcome! It still made it up to the 90's today but that was a lot better than over 100 degrees. The rain gave us an oppertunity to "see" just what the awning on the RV can do. It was very nice. I would make a nice are to be outside in a light shower or drizzle when "out on the road". It would not be safe for storms and such, because of the winds and all can cause the awning to "swing" around.

We did find a bit of a problem with the awning, of course. It does seem to collect a bit of water in it while rolled up. Not really sure how that is happening as of yet. I figure it could be 1. it is no longer "water sealed well" or 2 it has a hole in it that we dont really notice. We are going to have the part up at the RV, re-inforced with a special "tape" type of material and I think we will re-waterproof it too, just to be on the safe side. This isn't any "big" issue, but we would like the awing to last as long as possible and it will not last long with water collecting in it while rolled up. If anyone has any other suggestions on this, please let us know.

We are just happy to have has the rain!!

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