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Old 04-20-2013, 08:27 PM   #1
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Warning! Falling Glass!

On vacation at the Gila Wilderness in New Mexico. Last night we were brushing teeth, the medicine cabinet was open, and suddenly the mirror fell out of the medicine cabinet door and shattered all over the floor. Thankfully we were not hurt. Closer examination showed that the sealant did not adhere to the wood in about 90% of the frame.

You should examine your mirror to be sure that it doesn't happen to you.

As an aside, does anyone know if we should order a replacement from Forest River, or is there another source for the mirror?
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Old 04-20-2013, 08:47 PM   #2
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Measure and contact you local glass shop that does like auto window repairs. They shoUlf be able to get you a replacement.

Sorry to hear and GLAD you are ok
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Old 04-20-2013, 09:40 PM   #3
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There is also a plastic non breakable Murrow available. Ask.
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Old 04-21-2013, 08:43 AM   #4
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Thanks for your input, I will check my Mirror today-"Be Safe."
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Warranty issue? Within the 1st year?
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Old 04-22-2013, 08:39 AM   #6
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Use framing tacks as well. (diamond shaped metal pegs/staple)

There is a google video on how to remove hot melt adhesive...basically alcohol, which is in most cleaning sprays.

So use framing tacks to secure, glue to keep things from rattling. We started doing the same thing here, just to be safe.
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Old 04-22-2013, 08:45 AM   #7
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For the glue, DH recommends Mirror Mastic or Ultra Bond, both come in a calk tube. He uses these to mount mirrors on walls, ceilings, etc. Don't use liquid nail he says. I personally would also use the framing tacks as suggested above.
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