Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-15-2018, 06:40 PM   #1
Weekend Camper
 
calgarian's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Alberta
Posts: 12
Shattered underbelly

We had a very long and cold winter here in Alberta and upon inspection of our 2014 Rushmore I found that the polycarbonate underbelly covering was ripped apart, due to the weather according to our dealer. As it appears to have started from the bolts holding the panel to the bottom of our Rushmore we are being told that even the extended warranty wonít cover it. The cold was so intense this year that the polycarbonate contracted until it ripped apart.

I will crawl under the unit this weekend and Gorilla tape all the splits and hope for the best but I wanted to let others in cold climate areas know to check the underbelly covering for cracking and splits. I will not attempt to replace the covering with 4x8 panels of polycarbonate because the original is one continuous piece as far as Iíve seen and there is no way to join smaller panels along their length since the trailer is all metal framing.

Just some info for you owners!
calgarian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2018, 08:00 AM   #2
Family Vacation Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: MA
Posts: 228
Can be complicated, but gorilla tape is a good start.
__________________
Retired U.S. Navy Engineer

2016 Ram 2500 Bighorn 5.7 Hemi
2014 Zinger 27RL
2004 Tracker 175 Bass boat
markandkim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2018, 04:20 PM   #3
Site Team
 
mark5w's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: PA
Posts: 4,345
And heat the Gorilla tape with a heat gun to set it permanently.
__________________
Mark & Susan
Lehighton, Pennsylvania

'13 Cruiser Patriot 335SS - '13 Ford F150 SCREW - PullRite Superslide - Roadmaster Active Suspension
Member - "Northeast Crossroad Rally" & "Mason-Dixon Bunch"
mark5w is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.