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Old 06-11-2016, 11:02 PM   #1
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2013 283bhsl

Hi everyone:

Just purchased a 2013 283 BHSL for a really good price even though I have a concern. There is what I think is delamination starting on the front right (when looking at the trailer) about 3/4's up from bottom. (picture attached)

I check all around for chalking leaks, separations at joints, even climbed up ladder to check roof joints, around exterior lights, seams etc, checked inside very well with no apparent water leaks. It does have an extended warranty but appears they might cover repair but only if visible water damage.

Wondering if anyone may have thoughts or suggestions about repairing this.
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Old 06-12-2016, 12:25 AM   #2
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Definitely delamination. Get a moisture meter and check inside the trailer in the general area of where that is occurring. It can be caused by a poor layup job, or a leak.


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Old 06-25-2016, 10:11 PM   #3
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Thanks for the suggestion - will give that a try - have a great summer

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