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Old 01-20-2010, 07:02 AM   #41
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Future reference, Sanders Airstream in Alachua just north of Gainesville does panel replacements. J D Sanders RV...zz
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Old 01-20-2010, 08:26 AM   #42
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Sorry to say but I dont think that's a simple pop out. One word...... silver bondo. Sorry two words.

Now that’s a new one to me --- I'm guessing it won't shine to a mirror finish.

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Laura. Not bad, not bad at all. However, if that photo shows the finished repair, then you need to know, it's not finished.
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A little Vulken sealer, a few Olympic rivets, and that area would hardly be noticeable.
More importantly, when properly polished, a new segment will match metal on any Airstream, ever built, from the 1930's, to 2010.
The old clearcoat on your coach is what is misleading you.
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Have the Vulkem – need the Olympics. Maybe someone at the Shuttle Launch Gathering will be able to lend me a hand with that!!! For now, there’s some really cool duct tape on that area.

Now, I was lead to believe there would be a visible difference in the new vs. old aluminum segments. Oh well – for now I am satisfied. I have 2-gallons of Removall that I’m waiting to apply for the clear-coat issue --- but it has been cold here in sunny FL.

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Laura, compared to the pic in your 1st post, that looks fantastic! Send your guy over my way sometime. Here's our beauty marks, the top ones were courtesy of the original owner and the bottom one was me backing up into a 14' aluminum boat....that was an incredibly sick feeling.

I know that sick feeling

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I think it looks great. Those dent guys are amazing.
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Spend the money you saved on a trip to Hawaii!
Okay – my insurance money wasn’t that good.

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Future reference, Sanders Airstream in Alachua just north of Gainesville does panel replacements. J D Sanders RV...zz

That’s where I had planned to go – read some good stuff ‘bout them. For now, I’m glad not to be making the trip.

Laura (who can't figure out how to make the quotes stop breaking at weird places - remove the multiple open/close QUOTE without success)

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Laura.

I had the same learning curve about the quotes.

For each quote you wish to make, you must begin it with quote and end it with /quote. Before each of those quotes you must also add [ and ].

The difference in the metal from one year to another, cannot be seen with the naked eye, when polished correctly.

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wow.... actually looks rather good , better then I thought.
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