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Old 07-31-2008, 01:54 PM   #1
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Air bubble in trailer wall

I am planing to buy a 829fkss. The question is an air bubble under the skin, is this something I should be concerned about.

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Old 07-31-2008, 01:58 PM   #2
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Where exactly is the bubble? What kind of skin?

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Old 07-31-2008, 02:17 PM   #3
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The bubble is on the side, about 2 foot round, and the siding is fiberglass. It appears that the fiberglass is not glued to the subserface.
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Old 07-31-2008, 06:55 PM   #4
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It's delamination. All manufacturers have had issues with it at times. Most of the time it's close to a window or opening that's leaked and the water has caused the fiberglas to separate from the base. It could be a big problem or it could be a minor issue. If you're buying it new from a dealer, pass. it have to be a very good deal for me to consider it.
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Old 08-01-2008, 05:33 AM   #5
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I agree with bama rambler. If it is a new trailer, look for another of the same model. Delamination of the side wall can be a very big issue that you should not have to deal with from the start.

If it is used from a dealer, have him fix it first. Otherwise pass. Don't let him tell you it is not a big issue in either instance. It may not be, but why take a chance?

If it is from a private party, pass on it unless they are giving you a real good deal. If they are not, insist that it be repaired or walk away.

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