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Old 04-15-2016, 10:14 PM   #1
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bumps in the front of of lower front fiberglass A122 aframe

I noticed 2 minor bumps today in the fiberglass right behind the propane tanks.
The sun was hitting the fiberglass just right and I could see the surface was not even/smooth. Looks like something is sort of pushing on the inside in 2 spots causing slight outside raised surfaces, they spots are about 2" in diameter.
Anybody have any idea what might be pushing out behind the front wall ?
Any body else notice these bumps right above the diamond plate of the front wall?
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Old 04-15-2016, 10:33 PM   #2
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You might be having what is called de-lamination of the fiberglass. which is most likely caused by water infiltrating between the gel coat and inter layers.
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Old 04-15-2016, 10:57 PM   #3
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I forgot to mention, this is a new 2016 camper, it looks more like as if something is pushing up against it from the inside. They are evenly spaced from the top and side edges, looks more like something behind there pushing up against the inside wall like a bracket or something.
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Old 04-15-2016, 11:34 PM   #4
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Nothing helps more than pics.
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Old 04-16-2016, 07:42 PM   #5
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I forgot to mention, this is a new 2016 camper, it looks more like as if something is pushing up against it from the inside. They are evenly spaced from the top and side edges, looks more like something behind there pushing up against the inside wall like a bracket or something.
I've got a 2015 aframe and noticed something similar to that when the light hits it just right. I figure they figure the panel can span it without any issues.
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Old 04-17-2016, 10:15 AM   #6
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I have the same....my unit is a 2011...and nothing has changed . ...its not delamination...it looks to me like it could be the anchors for the front roof torsion bars...

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Old 04-17-2016, 06:25 PM   #7
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Front roof torsion bars looks like you might be right, when I look inside I can see two round bars that go through a top metal cap spaced apart about the same distance as the two bumps. Any chance that over a long period of time they might work through the fiberglass?
I'll be sure to get the extended warranty for piece of mind.
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Two members have told you what the issue is.....but if it makes you feel better..get an extended warranty.
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