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Old 12-08-2013, 10:45 PM   #71
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Old 06-03-2014, 11:27 AM   #72
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I love the Cloud..

A couple years of use. I decided to finally fix the entry door. The screen has always bee torn out. In the Cloud the screen is riveted in, under the inside skin. And, my door was covered with the hull liner, requiring removal and no way to reuse that liner. I decided to replace the screen and resin the inside of the door. Here we go.....

By the way, the last picture shows the old A&E awning which I rebuilt and replaced the material with a Sunbrella I purchased off EBAY.
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Old 06-03-2014, 11:39 AM   #73
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Very nice. Congratulations on a job well done.
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Old 10-04-2014, 09:30 AM   #74
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inspection paid off

I had the Flying Cloud several trips recently...West Texas, NewMexico, The entire Santa Fe Trail, Florida and Arkansas. Great trips and no problems. Yesterday I was prepping for a California trip coming up and I found this failure of the cast awning foot. I was about 1/8th inch from a complete failure and major damage to the awning and possibly the side of the Cloud. It pays to do regular pre flights.
No comments on the rivet job or the silicone seal. Done by a previous California repair shop before I got it. Awaiting proper repairs.
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That would have been a huge disaster. It pays to be diligent.

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