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Old 04-13-2016, 02:19 AM   #21
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Ouch Ron! That hurts! I'm glad nobody was hurt except the RW! I'll stop complaining about the scratches that just "show up" on our rig now.

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Old 04-13-2016, 03:00 AM   #22
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knock on wood, I have not had this happen to me "yet". But a few years ago I was with a camping group and one of the campers who had a class C camper was bragging about his driving capabilities and was belittling others driving technique. Then the next day we all stopped for fuel before hitting the road. Guess who turned too soon at the gas station and ripped off the rear end of his camper? Yep, and needless to say, there were many smirk's in the other campers.
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Old 07-10-2016, 03:23 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by Titan Guy View Post
After 3 years and 50,000 miles, I still had another rookie mistake in me!
Pulling out of a Flying J RV Fuel Island in Memphis, I had to make a hard left, forgetting where the right rear of the trailer was. After some self tappers and Gorilla Tape I made it to Knoxville. Now what?
Thinking I need to make a trip to Elkhart to get this repaired. Can't imagine freight on a rear cap
So, where did you take it? I did about the same thing pulling out of storage building. The one time I didn't get out to check my clearance, BAM!
Thinking about taking it to factory. Any suggestions.

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Old 07-10-2016, 11:36 PM   #24
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38 GK after repair.JPGRedwood will only do warranty work. I used Pro Custom Inc. Elkhart, 574-217-0399. They do some front and rear cap painting for Redwood.

Biggest problem is Redwood shipping the correct cap/parts. This delayed my repairs by 3-4 weeks.
Many times they can repair without replacing the cap. I would take it to a local Tractor/Semi Body shop that has a paint booth large enough to get the Redwood in and see what they can do.

If you need parts, just as well take it to your local Redwood Dealer because Redwood does not stock any parts. They will have to be ordered/mfg.

I would go back to Pro Custom because of the quality of the work. But understand they are at Redwoods mercy on parts.
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Old 07-11-2016, 04:18 AM   #25
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Thanks for getting back with me. Good information. I think the cap is repairable but it will have to be taken off. Not many parts really but back window fram is bent.
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Old 07-11-2016, 01:45 PM   #26
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I guess we were lucky, we only took out the back street side window and some scratches with my boo boo.
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Old 07-13-2016, 02:29 AM   #27
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We had ours a week and I spent 45 minutes getting the RW into a tight spot because so many campers were already in their sites so moving the unit was really tough.
We left the day after everyone else vamoosed... trailer swing on driver's side hit a 4x4 PT hose bib post. Snapped the post like a toothpick... left a crease in the lower panel about 4' long up to the rear cap... no rear cap damage.
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Old 07-13-2016, 04:34 AM   #28
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Well I was sick when I saw the damage to my coach. But reading the response I've had this week cheered me up.
Thanks everyone & keep it coming

Put some screws in it a little duck tape & silicone to get it road worthy. Headed to Destin next weekend. Fix it when we get back.
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