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Old 03-11-2012, 10:25 AM   #15
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So what happened to it or did it come that way to you?

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Old 03-11-2012, 04:31 PM   #16
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So what happened to it or did it come that way to you?

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I bought it like that! A flying canoe hit it.
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Old 03-11-2012, 05:55 PM   #17
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What will it take to fix this?

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Agreed, I am not looking for perfection right now I just want to get it sealed up. Is it at all possible to pull the dent out, re rivet the panels, and patch the gash for now with an overlay? I understand this won't look good, possibly hideous. Is it doable?

Also, does anyone know a good repair shop in Omaha, NE?
I don't know of a facility in Omaha, but you are only about 260 miles from a shop with 50+ years of experience repairing Airstreams. They were an Airstream dealer until a few years ago and so far as I know are still an Airstream Authorized Sevice Center. The shop that I am referring to is Ace Fogdall RV in Cedar Falls, Iowa. I have trusted their shop for any kind of major repair that either my Argosy or Airstream has needed since aquiring my Overlander in 1995 . . . . including such things as repairing rear end separation . . . . axle replacelemt . . . air conditioning installation/replacement. . . . exterior panel replacement . . . . refrigerator replacement. . . . water heater replacement. . . etc. They do quality work and won't attempt a repair if they know that the result won't be satisfactory, and I don't know if that curved front panel can be successfully repaired with an overlay as I suspect that it would be difficult to make the repair waterproof.

Good luck with your investigation!

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Thanks Kevin, that is helpful I will look those guys up.
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