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Old 10-13-2015, 04:50 PM   #1
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Well 6 weeks and 7000 miles into our journey I really messed up. Tried to get into a gas pump and there was not enough room. It was on a steep incline and the bushes scraped the side of the unit putting a 2 inch hole in it. And I had to back out of the situation and I bent my scissor jacks up in the back.
I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on where to go to get something like this fixed. I will probably wait until our return to Southern KY to get things fixed. I bought the unit at Jeff Couch's RV world in OHIO. Would they be the ones to fix something like this??
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Old 10-13-2015, 05:08 PM   #2
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Ouch! Sorry to hear about the accident. I'm sure other members will know the area and be able to offer suggestions.
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Old 10-13-2015, 05:21 PM   #3
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Well 6 weeks and 7000 miles into our journey I really messed up. Tried to get into a gas pump and there was not enough room. It was on a steep incline and the bushes scraped the side of the unit putting a 2 inch hole in it. And I had to back out of the situation and I bent my scissor jacks up in the back.
I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on where to go to get something like this fixed. I will probably wait until our return to Southern KY to get things fixed. I bought the unit at Jeff Couch's RV world in OHIO. Would they be the ones to fix something like this??
Sorry to hear that, If I were you I would get some TEX-mix at CW or west marine. fill the whole level, then get a scissor jack at CW and replace it until you get home. Tex-mix is a two part epoxy that you could sand and paint later. You DO NOT want water or moisture in that wall. Things happen, you just make the repair to be safe and protected and move on, it happens to us all if people want to admit it or not.....Good Luck and safe travels...
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Old 10-13-2015, 06:14 PM   #4
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Well 6 weeks and 7000 miles into our journey I really messed up. Tried to get into a gas pump and there was not enough room. It was on a steep incline and the bushes scraped the side of the unit putting a 2 inch hole in it. And I had to back out of the situation and I bent my scissor jacks up in the back.
I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on where to go to get something like this fixed. I will probably wait until our return to Southern KY to get things fixed. I bought the unit at Jeff Couch's RV world in OHIO. Would they be the ones to fix something like this??
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Old 10-13-2015, 07:00 PM   #5
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I have put more than one hole in campers, I would just take camper to a auto body shop.


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I have put more than one hole in campers, I would just take camper to a auto body shop.


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That's the best place, I was lucky, first time out backed into a concrete picnic table corner. Broke my ladder and put a whole in the fiberglass above the bumper I was able to fill that with that Tex-Mix and cover it with a sticker. Just made me feel sick, so I know how the OP feels...
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I was making a sharp turn with the tt one day and DW asked if I had it, she asked again are you sure you can make the turn, I said I got it. I had it alright another trip to the body shop, a $500.00 hole plus the dent in the truck, did not fix that


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