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Old 08-01-2013, 06:28 PM   #1
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Cracks in gelcote Prime Time Crusader 295RST

Has anyone else had issues with hairline cracks appearing in the exterior of their 2013 Crusader? I have many. If so, how did the dealer and Manufactuer handle it? Thanks
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Has anyone else had issues with hairline cracks appearing in the exterior of their 2013 Crusader? I have many. If so, how did the dealer and Manufactuer handle it? Thanks
I have one just below the front lower corner of the bedroom slide. I had the dealer take pictures of it and they are contacting Prime Time. I don't want to get it fixed until after the summer camping season so haven't pushed for an answer as to what they are going to do. I just wanted to get it documented now.
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Type of fiberglass?

What type of fiberglass does your unit have? Filon? Polydet HG by Optiplan; something else? I know that PT has used different types of fiberglass. My touring edition has Polydet HG made in Germany...other units has Filon. I am not sure if they have also used one of the Lamilux versions found on other Forest River units.
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What type of fiberglass does your unit have? Filon? Polydet HG by Optiplan; something else? I know that PT has used different types of fiberglass. My touring edition has Polydet HG made in Germany...other units has Filon. I am not sure if they have also used one of the Lamilux versions found on other Forest River units.
I would like to know this too. Is yours a Touring Edition? This gives you the high gloss finish.

A pic would be appreciated if you can manage it.
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I have the same thing on my 2014 325res touring edition. I also had the dealer take photos for a fix during the off season. Real curious as to the fix.
I have pics. but they dont show the extent of the problem.
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I don't know what type of fiberglass skin Prime Time used on mine. My Ipad takes excellent close up pictures. The dealer had me take close up pics of each area and email them to them. It's going back to the Manufactuer this weekend for warranty repairs of these areas.
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It's a champagne colored Touring Edition.
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Has anyone else had issues with hairline cracks appearing in the exterior of their 2013 Crusader? I have many. If so, how did the dealer and Manufactuer handle it? Thanks
I have them in my fridge slide out on my Lacrosse 323rts
Dealer just got the okay from factory to send to bodyshop

Im gonna wait a bit. Mine look like small stress splinters from drilling or screwing in trim.
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Have they said how they are gonna fix it.? I am assuming they will repair as they would a vett maybe?
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