scamp structurally sound? is this an issue? - Fiberglass RV


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Old 02-01-2012, 09:10 PM   #1
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scamp structurally sound? is this an issue?

wanting to buy this camper, but am concerned about this crushing. what would cause this and is it a cause for concern? thanks
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Old 02-01-2012, 09:18 PM   #2
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If the scamp is like our Boler there is plywood held in by fibreglass immediately above this area. Inside, in the front of the trailer, either in the bathroom, or in the storage compartments is the plywood/ fibreglass sound on the floor? It looks to me like perhaps the floor in that area has give way/ maybe rotten out? That's where I would check first. Our Boler's floor was rotten out (not in this area though) & it seems to be a common issue with the older 13ft trailers with plywood flooring.
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thanks bomni...will check that out..have not looked at it in person yet.
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The outside wall has become seperated from the floor.
The body has to be raised, the floor repared and reattached to the outer wall.
I had 13' Scamp with a similiar problem.
Unless your handy with tools I would pass on it unless it's really cheap
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thank you! huge help!
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Old 02-02-2012, 09:21 AM   #6
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I agree with the floor being rotten and/or pulled away from the floor. I had something like this on my trailer, but only had a little tear, and it was a tough area to fix with all the angles. I would be hesitant to do it, unless you like doing fiberglass repair, are patient and don't have much hair to pull out.
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If it's cheap enough and you are prepared for a fairly involved job it is fixable, but If you are looking for minimal work or the price is high I would pass. Good luck in your search!
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