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View Poll Results: Do you place an outdoor run beneath your awning?
Yes 66 89.19%
No 8 10.81%
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Old 04-29-2017, 04:34 AM   #21
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We got our 2 mats at IKEA. Poly roll up and very light weight. Easy to clean. Cheap. IKEA has lots of stuff that work well for rv's and camping.
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Old 04-29-2017, 03:32 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by canesfan View Post
Everything about the statement is incorrect. It dries quickly, it is VERY easy to clean and after several years still looks like it did new.

Edit - I guess it might depend on the type/brand and how you treat/take care of them.
X-2............same here........if it gets soaking drys fast. When dry and dirty I use my blower to clean it..........if it is wet....I just hose it off.....have had the same one for 3 years now and still looks like new. We are campground hosts and it is out 365 days a year.
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Old 04-29-2017, 03:38 PM   #23
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We bought this one for boondocking. We like it.
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Old 05-07-2017, 05:00 AM   #24
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We have found significantly fewer gnats around the ankles when using our carpet under the awning, plus less tracking dirt up the steps into the TT.

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Old 05-15-2017, 05:28 AM   #25
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Another woven mat here. A bit smaller than the awning, but we have a pretty big awning.
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Old 05-15-2017, 06:29 AM   #26
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We have a couple of the 9x12 (or thereabouts) poly mats my wife finds cheap, usually locally at Ocean State's Job Lot. If they last a couple years, we are happy. Also have a bristly shoe-boot cleaner. We had a 'big buck' CW RV version of poly rugs that didn't last any better then the cheapies though the size fit the awning better. I like those Coleman nails and may have to see if I can find some locally. We have been using some u shaped tie downs but can be a pain in the rocky Northeast.
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Old 05-15-2017, 06:38 AM   #27
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Old 05-23-2017, 06:14 PM   #28
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We just took our Hideout out for the first trip this past weekend. Just last week I ordered a 9x18 reversible rv mat on amazon. I picked this one because it's 'swirl' design is almost a perfect match for the graphics on the trailer!

Ours is the trailer on the left of the picture.
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Old 05-23-2017, 09:26 PM   #29
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If you are where you can't use the tent stakes, barbell weights from WalMart work well.
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Old 05-25-2017, 09:07 AM   #30
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We have a 8X20 foot woven patio carpet. Easy to keep clean. We use it on most trips to help keep things clean. We generally have our picnic table and a couple chairs under the awning on the rug. If the site has crushed stone then we do not see the need to use the rug but that type of site are far and few.
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Old 06-08-2017, 06:50 PM   #31
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I have been using fake grass for years under an 8man tent. I haven't thrown out the tent nor did I throw out the fake grass. I purchased this stuff 10 years ago from Home Depot. I do not care if it gets wet, dirty or otherwise. It's a pain to store, but I sweep it top and bottom, folds or rolls your choice. The attached is the recent maiden voyage of my first TT. I may get another piece that fits perfectly under the awning. As a rule, I do not leave the awning extended overnight or when I leave my TT for more than 30 minutes.

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