Originally Posted by Bill in Redlands
l considered doing something like this but the vertical arms are mounted flush to the motorhome so that the velcro would not pass behind it. I am still looking at alternatives. Negative is that I would likely forget to unhook it before extending the awning. I use red "Remove Before Flight" ribbons on other things as a reminder - example the pins on the overhead bunk.
I thought of drilling a hole right through the arms when closed and then getting a long pin to go thru it all due to them being flush to the side.