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Old 01-21-2012, 07:35 PM   #11
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For those of you having the problem, do you have the filon or the optiplan high gloss fiberglass? Is it water intrusion or glue failure?
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Old 04-10-2014, 02:15 PM   #12
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We have a 2012 Lacrosse 318 BHS and just noticed on our couch slideout under the window on the exterior there is a BIG bubble in the fiberglass. We can push it in and it will stick for a minute and look fine, but it pops right back into a bubble. Love the RV but very disappointed right now since we have a big summer planned with it. Any suggestions is appreciated. Thanks
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Old 04-10-2014, 02:32 PM   #13
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I recommend that you first fix the leak.....take the frame off and the window out. Then replace the butyl tape and put the window back in ....caulk with silicon .... replace the frame......then let the delam area dry. It will not hurt anything in that location except the appearance.....Then I would talk to a boat guy about the repair. The repair will be different depending on whether you have the filon or the polydet optiplan hg. Good Luck. Which do you have?....If it is a touring edition it is optiplan for sure....
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Old 04-10-2014, 06:25 PM   #14
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Old 04-10-2014, 11:25 PM   #15
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Sorry to hear about the delam.
Please post some pics when you can
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Old 04-13-2014, 09:41 PM   #16
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Not a Happy Camper!! 2012 LaCrosse 318BHS Problem with "Delamination" I was told to call PT customer service to see what they would say. And their reply was "There is nothing we can do about this because you are out of warranty" And only 1 year out of warranty that is! Well what really irritates me is this is something that we had no control over. The bubble is right under the "emergency escape window" that has never been opened!! and this RV is only 2 yrs old and we've only taken it camping less than 10 times and are already having these problems.. Whats next? I also called my dealer to see what they said and their reply was the same as PT's. They told me to take it to a fiberglass shop and get them to cut out the bubble and fix it.. but then I would have to buy another graphics for that side because the bubble is in the middle of the graphics. I just believe that as much as we pay for these RV's they should last a little longer than 2 years before we start having major problems like this!! If anyone else has had these problems or any other suggestions please let me know. Thanks and if you would like to email cynlyn070262@aol.com
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Old 05-12-2014, 05:17 PM   #17
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fiberglass problems

my hubby and I have owned 2 fiberglass skinned campers previously (made by other companies) and had the same problem, so when we began looking for a new one we only looked at the ones with the aluminum siding. we now have a 201 avenger and love it. no worries about the delamination now, no leaks at all.we have owned4 campers, 2 being fiberglass and both of those we had water damage the others we did not.
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