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Old 01-03-2013, 04:07 PM   #1
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Flagstaff 5er exterior walls

Hello: I have an 07 Flagstaff 5er. This past year, the front side wall that is connected to the front cap, started to come apart. I tried putting a couple of screws to hold it together, but it didn't help. any suggestions? I'm attaching a photo, I think. of the area in question.
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Old 01-03-2013, 04:27 PM   #2
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If that joint has looked like that for any significant length of time, it probably allowed water in and damage to occur. If you're ambitious and can do some work yourself, you could remove some proportion of that corner trim and see what damage you have under it.

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If that joint has looked like that for any significant length of time, it probably allowed water in and damage to occur. If you're ambitious and can do some work yourself, you could remove some proportion of that corner trim and see what damage you have under it.

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X2 And get it sealed up from water fast ! Good luck ....Jim
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Old 01-13-2013, 08:50 PM   #4
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Hello everyone: I pried open the seal a little and noticed that the trailer has a metal frame just behind the walls. I checked for water damage but didn't see anything. I guess this is due to California weather. Anywho, I put a couple of sheet metal screws through the walls into the frame and it did a good job getting it back together. Went to the RV supply place and bought some water sealing grout and it seems to have taken care of the problem. I'll know after the next trip to see if it opened up again. I'll take a photo of the repair and post it next week. Thanks again for you help.
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Good to hear that it wasn't too bad. You could also use Dicor caulking to seal that joint.

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Thanks Dave and Monica, I'm on my way to the RV supply, I'll look for Dicor......have a great day....

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