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#1 georgeofthedesert

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Posted 09 January 2023 - 05:45 PM

I finally get to pick up my Swift on Thursday this week and when I first ordered it (in June of 2021) I was able to find a rail system that connects to the jack stand mounts that can be used to mount an awning without having to drill into the side of the camper. I found it pretty easily back then but I can't seem to find it now. 

 

a better description: It had brackets that connected to the jack stand mounts and there was a slotted bar that ran between the back and front mounts. If I remember correctly it looked like the 80/20 square tubing on both the jack stand side going vertical as well as the part going across. At the time when I could find it I saw a few folks have three cross members along the side, where the top was for the awning and the bottom two were for rotopax and stuff. I remember it was sold for around $300. Hopefully they are still available and they also work on the Swift, I don't remember checking to see if there was a limitation on the model back when I first found them. If anyone has any ideas on what that product was called or links to exactly that or something similar that would be a super huge help. 


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#2 SigSanDiego

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Posted 09 January 2023 - 06:29 PM

https://dasmule.com/...ckets-pre_order


Awning brackets for jack stands.


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#3 drumwood

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Posted 09 January 2023 - 07:28 PM

Maybe you are looking for saltmade.co. The following mentions them.

https://www.wanderth...xterior-of-fwc/

They must be out of business. The URL returns an error for me.
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#4 Wandering Sagebrush

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Posted 09 January 2023 - 10:36 PM

Yes, Saltmade closed shop.  I thought they had interesting gear!


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Posted 15 January 2023 - 07:40 PM

I had the same experience.  I bookmarked the site and now that I have my awning they are out of business.  Drat!


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#6 georgeofthedesert

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Posted 17 January 2023 - 01:31 PM

Thanks for the replies. The Mule Expedition mounts are what I'm going to go with, but weren't the ones I saw. I'm thinking they went out of business. The Mule Expeditions will do exactly what I was looking for with the awning, the other offered options for other stuff as well on the same mount system. lol that's the hard part about ordering it and having to wait a year and a half. Thanks again everyone


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Posted 24 January 2023 - 02:42 AM

I’ve got the MULE mounts. Work great on my swift
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Posted 25 January 2023 - 05:36 PM

I’ve got the MULE mounts. Work great on my swift

Any issues with vibration at highway speeds?


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Posted 25 January 2023 - 08:48 PM

Any issues with vibration at highway speeds?

i have the mule mts, with a alu-cab 270 awning.  no problems

 

it i did everything again, i would have atc install camper lift brackets that go all the way to top on passenger side.  more opportunities to bolt things to.


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Posted 25 January 2023 - 09:27 PM

i have the mule mts, with a alu-cab 270 awning.  no problems

 

it i did everything again, i would have atc install camper lift brackets that go all the way to top on passenger side.  more opportunities to bolt things to.

Are bottom to top brackets an option?  The front bracket would need to accommodate the cab-over.

 

Regardless, it seems like a reasonable way to accommodate bolt on mounts.


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