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Old 10-09-2016, 12:45 PM   #1
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How to fix puncture hole

We have a 192 HW fiberglass hardside camper. It was shut, lowered and locked and a large limb apparently fell on it. We now have a puncture hole the size of a quarter on the top flap (closed) between the two bubble windows. How would you repair the fiberglass shell? Ever had this happen to you?
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Old 10-09-2016, 01:07 PM   #2
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Take it to a local body shop that does fiberglass work.

Likely a lot cheaper than a dealer.
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Fill the hole with silicone sealer the and a piece of EternaBond Roof Seal Tape.
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Check with your insurance company. This is the type of hazzard loss that insurance is supposed to cover.
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Check with your insurance company. This is the type of hazzard loss that insurance is supposed to cover.
If so he probably has a deductible that will be more than it's worth to have someone fix.
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If so he probably has a deductible that will be more than it's worth to have someone fix.
Perhaps. I would insist the insurance replace the panel with a new one as a repair would be unsightly and not a return to anything close to the original condition.
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We have a 192 HW fiberglass hardside camper. It was shut, lowered and locked and a large limb apparently fell on it. We now have a puncture hole the size of a quarter on the top flap (closed) between the two bubble windows. How would you repair the fiberglass shell? Ever had this happen to you?
Look at West Marine, they have a two part product that will fill the whole stronger then the fiberglass, I used it on boats and my camper. Comes in white or gray. Then look up a product called MajicEzy it comes in 10 colors I use snow white and go over your fill patch with that, you will notice that little whole but probably nobody else and it will be leak proof.. If you can't find the product at West Marine let me know I will direct you to it. Comes in a box.
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You can fix it correct or take the easy way out and make it look like crap, not my trailer, You don't put ETERNABOND tape on fiberglass MICKEY MOUSE . Just my opinion...
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A 3/4" hole could be filled and covered with a 1" circle of Eternabond and hardly seen on a roof panel.
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