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Old 10-01-2012, 01:20 PM   #1
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Our customer in Japan, ordered many parts.

Before he received them, this is what happened to his Airstream by a recent storm in there.

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Old 10-01-2012, 01:48 PM   #2
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Oh wow! That is terrible.
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Old 10-01-2012, 01:53 PM   #3
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Wow! A STORM did that? That looks like something huge fell on it or something. Thanks for posting.
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Old 10-01-2012, 01:55 PM   #4
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Just leaves you speechless.
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Old 10-01-2012, 02:57 PM   #5
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And the windows didn't break!

It looks like it was hit by truck.

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Old 10-01-2012, 03:19 PM   #6
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Did the parts list include rib (as in wall stud) material for the mid-section? It looks like the outside skin had no support (void of inside skin and studs/ribbing).
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:56 PM   #7
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Well, if he was able to email you that photo, I'n guessing that he is all right, health-wise.

After all, the rest of it is just money. Don't get me wrong, I would be upset too, but I would get over it. A bad storm can do really nasty things to people as well as trailers...
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Old 10-01-2012, 04:42 PM   #8
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That is really sad and makes me feel nauseous. I saw a film clip on ABC News this morning regarding the storm in Japan. It showed several automobiles being blown around an office parking lot. One of the cars blew over a wall and landed on its roof. The report said that the winds were in excess of 100 MPH.

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Old 10-01-2012, 04:49 PM   #9
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Makes you want to go out and give your Airstream a nice pat and let her know you're thinking of her kin....

That is sooo sad!
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Old 10-01-2012, 04:55 PM   #10
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I was a little bit incredulous until I confirmed that yes - there was a typhoon that created (in the case of Okinawa) 137 MPH gusts...

And they had the flying cars to prove it.
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Old 10-01-2012, 05:25 PM   #11
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wow, very sad, if a hurricane hits Florida again I'm taking Bertha with me.
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:57 PM   #12
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Poor guy. How terrible.
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