Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-24-2016, 05:17 PM   #1
Join Date: Feb 2016
Posts: 69
Slide marked lino

Our slide must have somehow got a small rock under it and has created a good scratch in our new trailer floor. Anyone have a repair suggestion. Looks like vinyl plank but believe it's lino.

Doug Currie is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2016, 06:14 PM   #2
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 49
You may want to check for and screws or bolts that may have come through the slide floor and caused the damage.

2004 silverado 2500HD ext cab short bed
2012 Rockwood 8280WS
Herms1960 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2016, 07:50 PM   #3
Seasoned Rookie
Lefty59's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Northern Colorado
Posts: 227
We've now had the same thing happen 3 times in our Wildcat. A small stone somehow gets under the edge of the slide and then when the slide goes out it gouges the vinyl plank flooring. We've tried filling the gouge with wax by rubbing a candle across the floor and then coloring the patch with a crayon, but it doesn't seem to work very well. I think we are going to try melting a brown crayon and pour it directly into the gouges and see if that works.

We now put a piece of foam across the entire length of the slide once it is retracted to try and keep any rocks from finding their way under it. So far, no more gouges have occurred but we fear it may just be a matter of time.

Best of luck to you and please let us know if you find a solution.
2014 Ford F350 SD 4X4 CC LB 6.7L PSD
Bob & Debbie, USAF Retired
Lefty59 is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:09 AM.