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Old 08-04-2011, 01:03 AM   #1
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Hail damage

Can filler be used to cover damaged hail area?

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Old 08-04-2011, 03:38 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by travelinman View Post
Can filler be used to cover damaged hail area?
Most hail dents disappear, in time, except from the segments.


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Old 08-04-2011, 04:41 AM   #3
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Yes, but you would have to paint the trailer to hide the filler. If the hail damage is really bad it might be the best way. I have seen pictures of some beautifully painted Argosy trailers. Be aware that quality auto body painting is very expensive if you have a professional do it.
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Aluminum will expand/contract more than steel.

Advise the use of specialized filler.
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"Sticks & stones can break your bones...and hail will dent your Airstream"

So when is this..."old enough to know better" supposed to kick in?
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Old 08-04-2011, 06:33 AM   #5
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I have used pullers of various sort to minimize the appearance of the hail dents. Dent King is less that $20 and does a fair job on smaller dents. Suction cups are no good for hail dents but ok for larger buckle type dents from running into something at slow speeds.
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