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Old 05-25-2019, 11:59 PM   #1
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De-lamination with new manufacturing

So I have a 7 year old Eclipse Milan travel trailer (made in So. Cal) that is seven years old and one corner had a very small water leak and has some de-lamination issues (it's filon attached to aluminum studs). I am looking at new trailers that are aluminium sides verses fiberglass for this reason. But the salesman has told me the manufacturing process has changed for fiberglass trailers and this is no longer as big of a concern. Does anyone know if there is any truth to that statement?

I am currently considering a Grey Wolf 23DBH. Not much info on here other than someone who was very unhappy with their purchase two years ago.

Any thoughts on either of the the above?

Thanks in advance!

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Old 05-26-2019, 12:32 AM   #2
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There are far less delimitation issues now then years past.

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Old 05-26-2019, 05:33 PM   #3
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We had a 2013 Rockwood that had 3 walls delam. We went with the aluminum as its easier to repair if there are problems. Got so everytime we walked up to the trailer we were looking at the sides for more delam.
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Old 07-02-2019, 10:59 AM   #4
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Bottom line. If it's laminated it can and will delaminate over time. Methods of laminating have significantly improved over the years but stil not what you would call "perfected"
Had a 2006 KZ Spree that delaminated badly. Seen some other horror stories of this more times than I would like to. Now have an aluminum sided Salem and that worry has gone.
Just my thoughts and opinions though.
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