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Old 04-26-2019, 03:05 PM   #1
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squirrel problem gone

after 2700 dollars in damage, found a 1 and 3/4 inch hole in frame that forrest river sent out the door like that. I also found several other holes that I sealed up myself. Dealer had to pull the whole underbelly off and clean and re-insulate and repair chewed up wires. It is then that they found the hole in frame that forrest river sent out the door. It was not visable without removing underbelly. This hole looked like it was torch cut at the factory possibly for lifting purposes. They would have saved my a lot of problems if they would have just welded the hale at the factory
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Old 04-26-2019, 03:23 PM   #2
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Sorry about your squirrel problem.
It's almost impossible to seal up any RV so squirrels and mice can't get in. I have never known anyone personally who has conquered this quest successfully.
The best solution I've heard of was a friend who tried everything and couldn't keep rodents out of his rig where he stored it by his workshop. So he fenced it and kept a dog in there. No more rodents
Can't say that I would blame the factory, but that's just me.
Hopefully your rodent problem will lessen.
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Old 04-26-2019, 05:21 PM   #3
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Sorry about your squirrel problem.
It's almost impossible to seal up any RV so squirrels and mice can't get in. I have never known anyone personally who has conquered this quest successfully.
The best solution I've heard of was a friend who tried everything and couldn't keep rodents out of his rig where he stored it by his workshop. So he fenced it and kept a dog in there. No more rodents
Can't say that I would blame the factory, but that's just me.
Hopefully your rodent problem will lessen.

you will never keep mice out, but holes in the frame over 2 inches going into underbelly and 1 and3/4 inch holes is just inviting problems.
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