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Old 10-02-2016, 09:16 PM   #1
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Hail damage

I have a 2014 forest River Rockwood Freedom 1940 Ltd and was cleaning it and noticed it has a puncture in the roof is have not noticed any damage to the interior. I have not made insurance claim yet was wondering what to expect for worse case and best case scenario cost to fix due to my deductible....

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Old 10-02-2016, 11:20 PM   #2
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If it's just one small hole they will probably just put a patch over it and seal it. May not be worth an insurance claim for just one hole.
Especially if you have a deductible.

You can patch it yourself using Eternabond tape.
Usually Walmart sells patches in the RV department.
Here is what it is if you buy a roll.

Here is link to what Walmart sells.

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Old 10-02-2016, 11:26 PM   #3
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I agree with Iggy. On the other hand a picture or two could be helpful with seeing the actual damage.
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Ever park under large trees? Last year in the Windriver range, I had a pine tree limb embed itself in the roof causing a hole approx. .75 inch diameter. Gorilla tape got me through the rest of the camping trip, but when I got home, I filled the hole with Proflex and placed a 3x3" eternabond patch over it. It has never leaked again, and I have been in some nasty thunderstorms and all day rains.

Just make sure where the tape will be it is clean.
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Old 10-03-2016, 08:19 AM   #5
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Haul damage

Thanks for input ....I'm concerned about water damage that might not be visible from inside camper when I had it opened up ..I'm not sure on the construction of the outer shell my deductible is 500.00 and I'm in process of trying to sell it to by a bass boat for tournament fishing .it does have a clear title so just up in the air on weather to patch It or go ahead and have it sent to dealer to fix ....
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Old 10-10-2016, 08:42 PM   #6
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Would like to see a pic. Perhaps someone can make a suggestion based on what we see. If it is only one or two holes. Just buy Marine Epoxy. Will dry up harder than anything else. Also is a great water sealer and will last forever.


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