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Old 05-07-2008, 04:06 PM   #15
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Hi Daniel,

Would you mind measuring and posting the outside distances for length and width on the guard? For the short term I just use the hardware I have and get new panels.

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Old 05-07-2008, 06:35 PM   #16
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outside distances for length and width on the guard?
Outside frame length: 50 7/16"
Outside frame width: 25"

That's noticeably larger than the window itself to accomodate the arms/brackets that are attached to the inside, under the frame.
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Old 05-11-2008, 08:24 PM   #17
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Sorry for not replying sooner Daniel - thanks a lot for taking the time to do the measurements!
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Old 05-14-2008, 11:04 PM   #18
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Just discovered that the rock screen I do have it seems to be from a surfside but with a different fiberglass screen.
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Old 05-15-2008, 08:10 AM   #19
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Just discovered that the rock screen I do have it seems to be from a surfside but with a different fiberglass screen.
There must be a Surfside somewhere out there stuck with a Trillium rockguard, then.
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Old 05-15-2008, 08:17 AM   #20
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Hi Booker...I have the same problem, except my frame is salvagable. I went to a sign shop, they have a material they make signs out of...it's plastic core between to sheets of aluminum. For mine he is going to stretch tan colored sign material over top and put the Trillium logo in the center. All for $100.00 !! As a backup plan I went to the parts dept. at Southside RV in Red Deer AB, he priced me a whole new one for $225.00.
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Old 07-27-2008, 08:25 PM   #21
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Finally got around to fixing the Rock Guard.

I took out the old fiberglass and removed the center post that was holding it in place. The old piece had 2 plastic inserts both top and bottom that I reused to suck the fiberglass tight to the frame. I got a piece of fiberglass panelling from Home Hardware though I think that the stuff they had is a bit thin. I painted it a gloss black (though I may redo it in a matte finish) to match the Almond/Black/Silver look I am going for with the trailer and TV - Have a silver/black awning on the way. I need to polish the aluminum but I happy with the results, far better then what I had.

Thanks again everybody!


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Old 07-27-2008, 09:43 PM   #22
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Here is what I did for my Boler.

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Old 07-29-2008, 12:44 AM   #23
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This thread has been very helpful. We don't have a rock guard at all!

There is a bit of the original aluminum hinge and some bits of supports left hanging in the breeze. What catastrophic event triggered this result, I have no idea. It's buggered and starting from scratch sounds like a great idea.

On the Trillium Logo: I will have a sign shop cut new Trillium logos in vinyl. I am drawing the vector graphics in Adobe Illustrator, so when that's done I'll post the PDF somewhere. As I am writing this I'm thinking someone must have this already somewhere.

anyhoo, great thread. Thanks.
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Old 12-25-2008, 08:56 PM   #24
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This thread has been very helpful. We don't have a rock guard at all!

There is a bit of the original aluminum hinge and some bits of supports left hanging in the breeze. What catastrophic event triggered this result, I have no idea. It's buggered and starting from scratch sounds like a great idea.

On the Trillium Logo: I will have a sign shop cut new Trillium logos in vinyl. I am drawing the vector graphics in Adobe Illustrator, so when that's done I'll post the PDF somewhere. As I am writing this I'm thinking someone must have this already somewhere.

anyhoo, great thread. Thanks.

Did you ever post the logo drawing, I'm ready to paint the rock gaurd, but a vinyl stick on would be easier. The door on my 4500 has a silver/crome logo stick on, maybe the same size? --Dan--
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Did you ever post the logo drawing, I'm ready to paint the rock gaurd, but a vinyl stick on would be easier. The door on my 4500 has a silver/crome logo stick on, maybe the same size? --Dan--
Humm, Dan... Paul was last logged in to FiberglassRV on 17th September 2008 - 11:20 PM, if you click on his name, you can send him an e-mail through his profile.
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Humm, Dan... Paul was last logged in to FiberglassRV on 17th September 2008 - 11:20 PM, if you click on his name, you can send him an e-mail through his profile.


Donna, All is not lost, I got a reply from Joe via personal message that may be of great help. I will try your suggestion if the item joe is sending to me doesn't work out, but it should be just what I need. --Dan--
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Old 02-04-2009, 12:56 AM   #27
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Thanks Daniel and pjantis,

No worries, the rock guard won't keep me from camping. I didn't take a vacation last year so hoping to take 2 separate week long trips plus a bunch of long weekends with the kids. We didn't camp as much last year as our summer was very poor in BC.
Booker B, I don't think there was any problem with BC's weather in 2008.
I had my Trillium out to a couple music fests, two Star Party's, and several just regular camping trips between May long weekend and Labor Day.

Just hitch up that Trillium and the kids and go camping. *_* Roger
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OEM type rockguards are available from Trillium RV.

http://www.trilliumrv.com/Parts/PartsList.htm

They are pricey, but you do get the Trillium logo.

BTW, Booker, I would think you would have left the fiberglass translucent instead of painting it. At least you would have gotten some light through the front window without raising the rockguard. Thin plexiglass would be even better, it is clear.
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