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Old 12-22-2015, 10:17 AM   #31
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I agree with Flybob wholeheartedly.
In this case, these triangular pieces offer some protection but also are flimsy enough to collapse when enough weight is put on them that might otherwise cause damage to the frame.
I would be very cautious installing wheels or some other heavy duty device on a unit with a lightweight frame.
Wheels on a full framed motorhome or some other heavily built unit might be different.
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Old 12-22-2015, 10:18 AM   #32
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Old 12-22-2015, 10:29 AM   #33
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Basically they are designed to collapse to prevent other damage. Replace or repair if you are going to continue using the same storage area. Later RJD
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Old 12-22-2015, 10:59 AM   #34
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OH I see you wreck just one side. So you cut the corner a little tight and dipped the back end down on one side. Well I would get that cut off and a new piece of angle iron welded on. Probably won't cost you 50 bucks. Maybe have them both replaced with thicker gauge steel. Just make sure they come down to that same level, This will be a lot cheaper than reporting it to your insurance agent. You probably wont meet your deductible and they may still raise your rates. We all had to learn to drive at one time or another. I like the scoop method when turning corners, same method we use to back in a space. Works both ways....
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Old 12-22-2015, 11:24 AM   #35
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I tried to put drag wheels on the drag bar but they really didn't work. The best solution for me was too have the angle iron welded to the triangle thing. Never bent them after that.
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Old 12-22-2015, 11:26 PM   #36
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The damage aside, I'd be looking for somewhere else to store it if the grade is steep enough to do this each time I take the trailer in or out.
Greetings, Richard from Michigan!
We also have a 2014 C.C. 38FL. We have had quite a bit of trouble with our "new" trailer. How have you liked yours? Any significant issues that you have experienced? Please let us know. Do you just park it for the summer or do you do a lot of travel. Bill Brickey
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Old 12-22-2015, 11:55 PM   #37
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Greetings, Richard from Michigan!
We also have a 2014 C.C. 38FL. We have had quite a bit of trouble with our "new" trailer. How have you liked yours? Any significant issues that you have experienced? Please let us know. Do you just park it for the summer or do you do a lot of travel. Bill Brickey
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Old 12-23-2015, 01:48 AM   #38
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Hope you can get this resolved easily. I've been there when I was new. Don't be hard on yourself. It's kind of a right of passage.
Flybob is a great resource. Good luck
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Old 12-23-2015, 07:55 AM   #39
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I would still strongly advice to get your drag bars strengthened with angle iron. You will run into this problem in a lot of places other than where you stored the trailer. Typical places that you will drag would be in and out of gas stations, restaurants and any place where the road dips down before it goes up into their parking lot. At our home resort which is Roaring run resort in Pennsylvania there are deep gouges in the road where everybody drags going up into the campground. This is just a little heads up.
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Old 12-23-2015, 09:21 PM   #40
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Scrape mine on the ferry going over to Ocracoke island in NC outer banks.
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