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Old 07-20-2016, 01:04 PM   #1
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Hole in side of trailer

After setting up for our first night in our new trailer, we found a hole in the driver's side of the trailer. See the attached pictures. Our trip was 96 miles with no stops. We had 6 miles on the interstate, 45 miles on 4 lane roads, and 45 on 2 lane roads. There were no trees on the side when we backed up into the site. Anybody have any experience with a hole like this? I do not know when or how it happened. It was not there when we left home. I'm more concerned with how it happened than how to fix it. Thanks in advance for your comments!
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Old 07-20-2016, 01:18 PM   #2
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Did some truck throw a rock?
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Old 07-20-2016, 01:18 PM   #3
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I think you need an exterior electric receptacle on that side of the trailer? Can be fed from the receptacle in the fridge compartment.
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Old 07-20-2016, 01:44 PM   #4
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Yeah, I'm guessing another vehicle threw something into it.

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Old 07-20-2016, 01:47 PM   #5
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I think the first thing I would do is duct tape over it before any water gets in there.
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Old 07-20-2016, 04:56 PM   #6
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Looks like road damage. Most likely a vehicle going the other way kicked something up and hit you.
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Old 07-20-2016, 05:25 PM   #7
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Looks like whatever hit it came from the back. Was your neighbor golfing on the site beside? That puncture came from the rear.
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Old 07-20-2016, 05:32 PM   #8
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At least it is small enough to cover. Maybe a 12v scare light.
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Old 07-20-2016, 05:36 PM   #9
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it looks like it came from the rear, at an angle and then finally broke thru the shell, not just a direct hit,.....at that height, I would guess possibly a truck with a rack, with pipes or wood sticking out and backed into it in a parking lot,.... that or either a golf ball hit by a very strong golfer
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Looks to me like the trailer was backed into an unyielding object, maybe a fence upper rail. Probably at dealers lot while maneuvering. Came on an angle rear to front.
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