Carefree’s new Curved Rafter is a curved rafter designed to add rigidity and further support to your awning. Installing the Curved Rafter is simple and easy with two methods of connecting to the roller tube available. The rafter can be attached using the pin with a hole drilled into the roller tube or with no drilling into the roller tube required the mounting cradle fits around the roller tube and firmly holds the rafter in place. The Curved Rafter also includes an industry first utility slot to quickly hang side blockers, side panels or other awning accessories. The Curved rafter is available in Black and White hardware colour options .