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Old 08-12-2014, 06:34 PM   #1
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On our last camping trip I noticed some of the vinyl screw cap cracking. Upon further inspection I found that some of the strip completely disintegrated. Our camper is only two years old. I talked to a tech at camping world and he said they replaced a ton of this stuff. His theory is there was a defective batch of thie product that made its way to production. I am currently in contact with forest river so hopefully all goes well.
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Old 08-12-2014, 06:39 PM   #2
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Easy fix and inexpensive to do. I had to replace some on my Lacrosse this spring.
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Old 08-13-2014, 01:53 PM   #3
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I had to have some of mine replaced under warranty on my 2011 gulfstream when it was brand new.
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Old 08-13-2014, 02:09 PM   #4
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All my trailers have done it over time from the 1994 box trailer to the 13 camper. Actually every camper I have ever owned has done it. Cheap fix but it will do it again.
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Old 08-13-2014, 06:59 PM   #5
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I had a Grey Wolf that was nearly new and unless camping, always under cover. One day, I looked at the back and both side strips was cracked half way down into about 2 inch pieces. At first, I thought they had to install those small pieces, but they just became brittle.
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Old 08-22-2014, 06:32 PM   #6
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Quick update. Diane from Forest river sent me a huge box of the screw cap material. A couple of emails and it was a done deal. The trailer is a 27hfs an it has been flawless in the two years that I've owned it. I may have to invest in a cover or I'm going to be replacing this strip every two or three years.
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Old 08-28-2014, 08:29 AM   #7
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Now you have some for next time too
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