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Old 12-22-2014, 05:34 PM   #1
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Does good to look your new 2015 over!

Pictures speak for themselves. Toilet water feed pipe on my new 2015 30' Bunk. There is a small chaffed hole already starting at the cover sheet metal point to PEX contact point. Would you build it this way and just let it go? It does not look like I can get the covers off without removing the toilet. Very disappointed!
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Old 12-22-2014, 05:39 PM   #2
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That is some sloppy construction, I definetly would not it let go. Can you wrap some heavy duty tape around the pipe until you can get it properly repaired? Start making a list of warrenty items. It might worth a trip to Jackson Center.
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Old 12-22-2014, 07:16 PM   #3
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Would you build it this way and just let it go? It does not look like I can get the covers off without removing the toilet.
I agree with you. I wouldn't do any kind of work like that to include a repair on my wooden fence. Your photos sure supports the notion that even top tier RV's don't arrive without some problems. I suppose the good news is you have an Airstream while we are still looking for an Airstream. Which means I'd rather be in your shoes than in my shoes! At any rate, best wishes this Holiday Season.
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Old 12-22-2014, 07:42 PM   #4
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I suggest using a pair of pliers to bend that corner up to a bit more than at a right angle. That will make a nicely rounded edge where the corner used to be. See the picture.

Alternately, you could cut along the same line with a pair of tin snips. The ones commonly called aircraft shears would be best.

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Old 12-22-2014, 07:53 PM   #5
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It looks like the right piece of the sheet metal should have been installed behind the left piece. And then the plumbing holes would be aligned. I would still attempt to place some kind of gasket or material around the PVC to help reduce movement in the future. And I certainly agree with the above post to bend that sharp corner piece as a preventive step. The retaining metal screw's position is another matter.
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Old 12-22-2014, 08:07 PM   #6
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Yep....sure looks like those panels were installed bass-akwards, plus you have one of JC's famous 'air screws' holding them together.

Had at least 1/2 dozen on our Classic. :roll eyes:

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Old 12-22-2014, 09:27 PM   #7
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No excuse for that. Maybe you should apply for the quality inspector opening in Jackson Center.... they obviously need one.

Amazing, considering what they want for these AS's.
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Old 12-22-2014, 10:41 PM   #8
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Take it to the dealer and have it fixed on warranty. Observe the repair process.
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Old 12-22-2014, 10:45 PM   #9
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Warranttteeeee! lousy build!
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Old 12-22-2014, 11:13 PM   #10
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I don't think you guys are being fair to the company. The only possible reason for this sort of thing is that they don't check out the finished trailers. If that's the case, how can you blame them for not seeing it.

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Old 12-22-2014, 11:15 PM   #11
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I don't think you guys are being fair to the company. The only possible reason for this sort of thing is that they don't check out the finished trailers. If that's the case, how can you blame them for not seeing this sort of thing.

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Nice sarcasm.
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Old 12-22-2014, 11:20 PM   #12
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Nice sarcasm.
Unfortunately, I'm better at that than I am with really helpful information.
I'm sure there is someone in my past that I can blame that on, though.

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Old 12-23-2014, 12:00 AM   #13
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The problem started, and should have ended, with the installer doing the work!
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Old 12-23-2014, 05:01 AM   #14
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To me it looks like the plumbing didn't line up, maybe it has to pass through another hole we can't see. The right hand metal has an even hole drilled or stamped out. The left side looks like someone took a pair of tin snips to it so the pipe could pass through.
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