Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-10-2004, 11:19 AM   #15
2 Rivet Member
1993 30' Excella
1969 18' Caravel
Lovettsville , Virginia
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 40
Hi Richard

New member here. I'm the 3rd owner of my '93 Excella and was able to speak to the second owner, who told me the original owner (sorry, bear with me a min here - lol) attended the Bismarck rally in '93. The hail damage to the trailer was over $10K, with the street side panels replaced only - the top panels were left untouched. When I'm on a ladder I can see evidence of hail damage on my roof, but it is not severe at all and can't be seen from the ground. Hopefully your damage will work itself out over time.


takenitez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2004, 01:08 PM   #16
New Member
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 4

Thank you. State Farm did provide a very detailed estimate (panel by panel and part by part).

Thank you for your response.


Originally Posted by Inland RV Center, In

You demonstrated the point. Your trailer was hit with hail, but only the segments show damage. The segments are a softer material, which allows them to be stretch formed.

Therefore, some of the dents will dissapear in the segments, but it's unlikely they all will.

A loss of value settlement should be "very specific." Each and every damaged panel should be listed, and the allowance for each one.

In that way, should you have collision damage to one of the same panels, State Farm will deduct the amout of the loss of value.

Should it not be itemized that way, then it's anyones guess as to how much they would deduct for that particular panel, in the event of a collision loss.

Exact itemization, is the "key." Don't accept less.

If the adjuster knows what he's doing, you won't have a problem.


soscott is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2004, 07:46 PM   #17
Rivet Monster
wahoonc's Avatar

1975 31' Sovereign
1980 31' Excella II
Sprung Leak , North Carolina
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 7,142
Images: 40

Originally Posted by steelbird312
Yes, Lynn, in your old MG, unless I am very badly mitaken, the hood was steel, and I would expect that indeed it would have tried to resume original shape under the heat. It will be interesting to see if we hear from any of those who actually experienced it.
Depends on the year and model of MG. Several of mine had aluminum hoods. Mostly the 65-67 model B's.

__________________ many little time...
Why are we in this basket...and where are we going
wahoonc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2015, 12:13 AM   #18
2 Rivet Member
2015 27' FB International
Mary Esther , Florida
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 52
Images: 1
Andy could you call me about Hail damage Don 334-294-7000 2015 FB27
Grateful2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2015, 07:07 PM   #19
Rivet Master
Howard L.'s Avatar

2012 30' Flying Cloud
San Antonio , Texas
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 553
Paintless dent repair guys use hot glue and small dent puller hardware to remove dings, dents, small hail damage when they can't get in behind the area. Works well on out trailers. Remove the hot glue with alcohol.

Sent from my iPad using Airstream Forums

Howard L. is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Are Those RV Covers Any Protection at All Against Hail Damage ?? MileHigh Off Topic Forum 3 07-16-2004 10:36 PM
fire damage in water heater area mtpalms Interior Restoration Forum 2 04-06-2004 05:43 PM
Urgent: frame damage caused by improper jacking? Rog0525 1969-1971 Caravel 39 03-31-2004 05:35 PM
Hail Damaged Excella 35...... longhauler 1987 - 1989 Excella 17 07-28-2003 08:38 AM
Hail Damage jcanavera Our Community 4 03-30-2002 09:24 AM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:38 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.