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Old 01-05-2020, 09:21 AM   #1
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Looking for options for fixing front compartment gap issue

Hello, I am looking for suggestions on how to correct an issue on the front compartment on my Flying Cloud 27FB. Two pieces of aluminum come together and have a rubber cover that hides the gap, but the gap is too large and the cover keeps coming off. I was not in any real rush to fix it but I cut my finger open loading the compartment on our last trip.
Is this possibly a warranty repair issue?
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Spring steel sheet metal clips will work or better aluminum rivets. If you go with the clips, paint them first so they don't corrode the aluminum. Once the pieces are closer together it should be fine. if the gap is easy to close, some double sticky 3M tape in between and a pair of pliers will also work. I have used all three methods.
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Old 01-15-2020, 02:40 AM   #3
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Just use pliers, just remember to use something in both sides of where you'll use the pliers so that it wont scratch it.
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Pop rivet the two sheets together. Warranty? Yes, but I wouldn’t bother. Just clamp it together, drill, and place a few pop-rivets in place.
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Old 01-22-2020, 11:44 AM   #5
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My first rivets

Thanks for the replies. I was going to use the 3M double sided tape but I figured that I should learn out how to do the rivet thing. It worked out well!
Sorry for the upside down and sideways pics, maybe I need to learn how to do that correctly next.
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