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Old 10-19-2011, 04:45 PM   #1
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Listening to the rain in an '73 Argosy

I am here at the Koa in Indianapolis, listening to the rain in my 73 Argosy. And I must say it is the most aggravating noise ever... When you buy your vintage trailer take a few days and seal it up good before going on the road. I read and read about sealing them up. I did not have the time to do a proper job so it is on hold. (I have par bond but to wet, damp and cold to start right now.) It seems though that I have found most of the leaks. (Roof vents and windows.) I put a sheet of plastic over the roof and it has done alot to keep it dry. It really isn't the noise its just knowing what is going on around the edges of the camper, that is not fun.

On another thought I am enjoying just laying around and fixing little interior things like lights and stuff.

have a good one

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Old 10-19-2011, 06:38 PM   #2
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Good advice Ron,thanks !
I have not yet camped,slept or even towed my trailer yet.
Soon,very soon....
have a good camp,and post a pic if you get a chance.

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Old 10-19-2011, 07:33 PM   #3
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With the spray foam insulated walls you'll find the Avion surprisingly quite. The only real noise we experienced was when we had the thin plastic roof vent covers. We use heavyweight fiberglass covers now and the noise level dropped significantly.


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Old 10-19-2011, 08:01 PM   #4
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Sounds like me too Ron1. Just take your time and go fix a little something here and there, polish a mirror, wipe down the cabinet. At least your are not listening to the sound of HAIL...that is the most dreaded sound of all.
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