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Old 06-27-2013, 05:55 PM   #1
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Hail vs Fiberglass

We just had a massive hailstorm in parts of the Black Hills. At my house it was about 3/4 inch diameter, driven by 50 mph wind, and lasted about 20 minutes. When it was over there hail-drifts nearly a foot deep in places. An insurance adjustor just inspected my house and says I need new shingles. My cedar siding looks like the stain has been sand-blasted off.

So how did my Bigfoot fare? One plastic roof vent cover is broken. The other one has a Maxxair cover that is fine. The plastic vent cover for the stove fan is broken. There are some chips in a fender skirt. I can't find a mark anywhere on the fiberglass hull on this trailer.

If this had happened to an Airstream, it would have been totaled.

Before the storm, the trailer was a little dirty from the last trip. Now it looks like it was pressure washed. Probably need to add some wax soon.
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:21 PM   #2
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Sorry you suffered ANY loss David. But, we've heard before the huge difference between ALL MOLDED versus the "other guys."

Wax is cheap... glad you skated through with minimal damage
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