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Old 03-10-2015, 02:14 PM   #11
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Had some decals cracked and broken on our Salem and at the FROG Rally in Goshen 2 years ago the factory folks removed the bad decals and replaced with brand new. Have more that need attention at Goshen this year.
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Old 03-10-2015, 02:18 PM   #12
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I sure as h*** wouldn't use a "HEATGUN"!! Mine on low temp is 600 degrees...almost to the melting point of lead!!! If you don't know how to use a heat gun bubbles will be the least of your concerns.
I changed all my decals on my 2004 a while Cedar Crk. a while back and wound up with a few bubbles; par for the course. I took a razor blade, made a 1/8" cut, rolled out the air under the bubble and the tiny slit sealed up perfectly. I'm in Northern CA and since then I've been to Key west and Dawson City through all kinds of rain and foul weather...not a hint of water getting under the bubble. I think part of the trick is pressing the back of your finger nail over the area of the slit to really seal it will.
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Old 03-10-2015, 10:36 PM   #13
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Use a hairdryer and on low heat. Heat gun will get-to hot,


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Old 03-10-2015, 11:01 PM   #14
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Hair dryer on low don't use a heat gun it will melt the decal. Heat guns are for stripping paint and will remove the decal if you use it on them.
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Old 03-10-2015, 11:51 PM   #15
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Old 03-11-2015, 08:13 AM   #16
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Hair dryer on low don't use a heat gun it will melt the decal. Heat guns are for stripping paint and will remove the decal if you use it on them.

If you know what you're doing a heat gun on low won't burn decal but mi guess 3M does it wrong according to you guys here on the forum.
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Old 03-11-2015, 06:07 PM   #17
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I just got my 2012 351DS out of storage and look at what I found!....Maybe 100 bubbles ALL over my RV.I have taken nothing but great care of this RV....has anyone ever had this problem?....Did you get it fixed?....Was it under warranty?....
Wow! You would think that the bubbles would have showed up before now.
I know I would be sick seeing that if I were you. Be sure to post what they say the cause might be and why just now showing up.
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Old 03-11-2015, 08:33 PM   #18
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Wow! You would think that the bubbles would have showed up before now.
I know I would be sick seeing that if I were you. Be sure to post what they say the cause might be and why just now showing up.
Agree, fault now showing up is not air. Most likely it's moisture trapped in the space through out the storage period. Wall surfaces will allow moisture to migrate, up to the vinyl decal. Did you use DH or rid - ex?
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Old 03-11-2015, 10:29 PM   #19
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If you know what you're doing a heat gun on low won't burn decal but mi guess 3M does it wrong according to you guys here on the forum.
Maybe using a professional grade heat gun and being a professional using it ok but very few here are professionals when it comes to this and a heat gun used by one who does't do this for a living could be costly. For most here use a hair dryer be smart. No where in my original comment said anything about pro's not knowing what they were doing I was simply stating play it safe.
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