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Old 08-06-2012, 11:20 AM   #11
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As much as I hate to admit, seam lines are a rather normal occurrence in laminated products. Lauan varies in thickness from the mills. If you get a sheet slightly undersized placed next to a sheet that's slightly oversized, you get lines. The same could be said for your aluminum tubes and the foam. However, given the location, you can rule out foam and tubes.

I doubt over-cranking the jacks has anything to do with it.

Keep an eye on it to make sure, but I think you're fine.

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Old 08-06-2012, 10:33 PM   #12
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Much appreciated. I have been using it a lot and will be in it for 2 weeks starting Thursday so I'll keep an eye on it..I tried pushing on it and it doesn't have any give..is solid...as long as it doesn't get worse ill have the dealer take a look a it before I put it in storage for the winter...
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:28 PM   #13
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Well the dealer looked at it...and took photos and I believe was sending them to Prime Time. Cosmetic or not I think the more I look at it and get nervous I'm going to have to get his fixed. It has not gotten worse that I can tell...but it bothers me
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:51 PM   #14
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You may be creating more problems than fixing. I understand your concerns but unless it is going back to the factory, I would not let a dealer try to fix this problem. They tear that apart and you can have a leaky seam between the wall and the roof. Then delamination will be soon to follow or ceiling damage. I had a problem with spider cracks in the filon fiberglass of my last trailer. Took it back to the factory where they replaced the side walls. Did not seal the roof and wall seem. Ended up with ceiling damage. It is a tough choice.
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:17 PM   #15
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When I bring it back to the dealer I will tell them to have the factory do the repairs. It a not even a year old yet, and should not have that bulge there. The more I look at it, the more I can tell it is not an uneven seem, but and actually issue...plus I found the pictures I took of the unit the day I picked it up....and there was no bulge. So now I am a little more concerned.
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Old 08-29-2012, 07:00 PM   #16
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I think you are right to be concerned.
This could also be caused by a twisted frame issue since the buckle is at the top corner of a slide cutout. A pretty good rack (like a curb strike) might have bent something that is showing up at that small area of wall.
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Old 08-29-2012, 10:21 PM   #17
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I hear ya. Only problem is I haven't whacked anything. This whole thing confuses me. Not sure how it could just happen.
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:35 AM   #18
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Well now I. Getting. Little concerned. The bump in the wall is getting a little worse....I think a weld on the frame came apart and is pushing out wards. I'm guessing this is gonna be a fun repair to deal with.....
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Old 09-29-2012, 10:31 AM   #19
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hope this turns out to be nothing major!!!! You got me thinking i should run out and look at mine (its raining and has been for days.....not gonna happen)...

on the positive side, if they have to take your whole trailer apart, maybe you can get a ladder like the new ones come with installed!! LOL......ok...not really that funny to think about, but im just trying to make ya feel better buddy!

i got my fingers crossed....
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hope this turns out to be nothing major!!!! You got me thinking i should run out and look at mine (its raining and has been for days.....not gonna happen)...

on the positive side, if they have to take your whole trailer apart, maybe you can get a ladder like the new ones come with installed!! LOL......ok...not really that funny to think about, but im just trying to make ya feel better buddy!

i got my fingers crossed....
Well I don't mind the ladder addition at all...nice idea hehe
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