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stevie9398

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Post by stevie9398 on Sat 22 Sep 2012, 12:36 am

We were really fond of our 1995 Designer but decided in the end we needed a bit more space for the four of us.
Our Dimension has an acrylic awning that zips onto the Dandy.

Steve

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Post by mike on Sat 22 Sep 2012, 5:38 am

Very nice those acrylic awnings do look nice.

mike
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Post by Caz1960 on Sun 23 Sep 2012, 7:27 pm

Our New Dandy Dimension 3517506835 looks brilliant your son looks very happy when did you let him out Our New Dandy Dimension 1705467399
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Post by Helen on Sun 23 Sep 2012, 8:46 pm

Looks very smart Our New Dandy Dimension 184121345
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Post by kadders on Sun 14 Feb 2016, 7:42 pm

Steve,
Where did you get your lovely awning from? We have a small non riva awning on our Dimension, andca large mon riva option too but love yours.
Steve Kadwell
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stevie9398

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Post by stevie9398 on Sun 14 Feb 2016, 9:02 pm

Hi Steve
I took that photo some time ago!
It's an original Riva Acrylic awning. For a period of time Riva offered these instead of the more usual PVC awning. They were made by the French company Marechal. The side walls are acrylic and the roof is a lightweight PVC.
My previous Dandy had a Dandy PVC awning. In comparison I'd say the acrylic awning is a better fit as it zips to the Dandy roof and can be tensioned out but it takes longer to put up with tensioning and all the extra pegging points.

Steve
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Post by navver on Mon 15 Feb 2016, 7:49 pm

Do you have a zip on your dimension. Our designer only had a sun canopy but also had the zip for an acrylic Marechal awning like Steve's. Ian said they often put zips on just in case if the dandy was going to a show. It meant they cold sell it with the awning option.

If you do have the zip, TVS may be able to make you an awning simply by matching the zip and fitting on some eyes for the poles. They have converted a dandy PVC sun canopy to a full awning. See here:

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