Age & Fiberglass. or How old is too old? - Page 2 - Fiberglass RV

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Old 08-01-2008, 01:40 PM   #15
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Thank you everyone!
This is very educational. There are a lot to find out there. I keep hoping to find a older one in a barn or that has not been used much. Maybe the Lincoln Hwy yard sale? The boys are out rafting this weekend. I'm at home with the puppies.

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Old 08-01-2008, 05:26 PM   #16
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You're welcome Pat. We're a bit prejudiced here, but I don't think anyone would steer you wrong either!

Be sure to print out Buyers Check List Here and take it with you when viewing a trailer. It certainly helps when trying to make an objective decision.

Best of luck

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Old 08-01-2008, 08:09 PM   #17
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Actually, that is a great way to find one -- Just keep your eyes peeled for that rounded shape -- If you see one, stop and ask.

The wooden floors don't rot all by themselves -- It takes a pretty steady amount of water over a long time to cause the rot, like a shell leak, leaking water heater, leaking air-con drain, etc. -- Leaving a window open or getting it wet from driving in the rain just isn't a problem or we wouldn't be finding any used ones with floors still in them -- Most stick-RVs are built the same way with regard to floor.

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