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Old 07-28-2011, 12:08 PM   #11
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We chatted with a couple we met in Utah last summer.
They were motorcycle camping on that trip but told us they'd
had a 5th wheel blow onto its side in their yard during a straight
line wind event earlier that year. I believe they were from Texas.

I would not think a straight line wind from the front or rear would
do it but I'd be very worried about a side wind that strong.
I would expect my ultra-light to blow over in a side wind that strong.
Hope I never find out!

Oh yeah, I guess we've kinda hijacked this maxxair thread
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Old 07-28-2011, 12:27 PM   #12
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No worries... my TT has to be at a storage facility since our home owners association won't allow trailers of any kind on our lots... good to know about all weather conditions.
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Old 07-28-2011, 12:33 PM   #13
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Doesn't golf ball size hail typically knock holes in the roof skylites and vents

Also gotta wonder if you had 100 mph winds how did your RV remain upright?
The hail put 7 holes in the liner in our pool and smashed 4 of the solar heater manifolds for the pool so you tell me. Think what you want but when grain storage bins get blown out of farmers yards and get destroyed it wasn't going slow. Come visit sometime when we have one and see how you like it.
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Old 07-28-2011, 02:55 PM   #14
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Not doubting your word.
Just wondering how an unsecured trailer did not blow over.
I'm pretty sure mine would have rolled in that kind of wind.
Also have read many posts where hail knocked holes in roof vents.
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Old 07-31-2011, 04:36 PM   #15
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The only time we have had water come in is when we had a very heavy rain and the Fantastic Fan was on. The water was pulled in the other open hatch.
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