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Old 03-20-2015, 03:54 PM   #1
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Poor Velcro used in my Trailer does not stay!

The Velcro used inside my 2014 trailer does not stay on. I just ordered a roll of commercial grade Velcro that came in 2' width and I cut it in half and replaced most of the Cheap stuff FR used and it seems to be holding strong now. It was $20 on Amazon, Home Depot has it also but only in Black and I ordered it in White online and it was cheaper.
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Old 03-21-2015, 12:33 AM   #2
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What velcro, where? The window curtain? Or the material that covers the hinge at the ends? I've never had an issue with the velcro, there's not been a need to bother with it at all....
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Old 03-21-2015, 09:29 AM   #3
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We have already had the velcro fail on both ends of our T21 at the hinges. Not too surprising since it barely had any "sticky" feeling on the tape side. I can hardly wait for the really hot weather to start "cooking" the closed up trailer to see what else falls apart...
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Old 03-21-2015, 11:00 AM   #4
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What velcro, where? The window curtain? Or the material that covers the hinge at the ends? I've never had an issue with the velcro, there's not been a need to bother with it at all....
Both Ends of the trailer that holds the hinge covers they just kept falling off and I have it around the toilet/shower stall and none seems to stay.

Others have had the same problems, You are lucky if yours is ok.
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Old 03-21-2015, 07:46 PM   #5
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Ahhhh ,..... the only velcro we have is on our window drapes ... and those who have the exterior tent extension ...

velcro is tempary and can easily replaced by the owner ...

please state the model and your tow vehicle in your footer ... this will help both you .. and the members that wish to respond ..

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I think he's talking about the sticky tape that hold the fabric over the hinges on the a frames. Mine also fell off. I had them repair it while other repairs were being done. I'm sure it will never hold. Velcro might do the trick though. One part on fabric one part on frame.
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Velcro ripped on mine on the day I was picking it up from the dealer!
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Old 03-22-2015, 09:59 AM   #8
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Ahhhh ,..... the only velcro we have is on our window drapes ... and those who have the exterior tent extension ...

velcro is tempary and can easily replaced by the owner ...

please state the model and your tow vehicle in your footer ... this will help both you .. and the members that wish to respond ..

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Mine fell off on the way home from the dealer and I just replaced it my self using the commercial version of Velcro that have better glue.

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Thanks D-mo. It does help knowing what people have.

Abdiver - I have velcro coverings on the ends, not all around and the window curtains are attached with velcro at the angles and a small screw.

We've camped in extreme weather temperatures and had no issue. BTW, Forest River did use commercial velcro in mine.

I have no complaints. I feel I bought a quality product to begin with. I never expected to be problem free, but sure happy it has been. Sorry to hear your ownership hasn't been great.
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The Velcro holding the valence on the hinges have stayed quite nicely on mine. Summer heat and all. Now the Velcro for attaching the screen room is another matter.

Glad to know there is a relatively easy fix if it does come off.
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