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Message posted by staci-lee120419/8/2015 at 7:55pm
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We have been given the chance of an accident damaged caravan. It has a hole in the bottom left front corner where it has hit a wall. It has been checked and the chassis etc are all fine. We were considering doing a stop gap repair maybe fibreglassing it in. Has anyone done this before or would you advise to stay well away. Any advice welcome

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Don't have any experience of this but it's not rocket science, just a box on wheels.

If it fits the budget, is a real bargain, there is definitely no damage elsewhere and within your DIY skills I dont see why not.

It's only the silly money charged for labour that stops insurance companies repairing them.

Message posted by Onewheelonmywagon20/8/2015 at 11:45am
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Take a couple or three photos of the damage and get in touch with you nearest Caravan Medic for an estimate - at least you will know worst case cost for a professional job.

Message posted by Wobbly Box20/8/2015 at 10:27pm
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Make sure you check all your awning rail and the joint between the front panel and roof as the impact may have disturbed them.
There are companies who can do a real good job of repairing accident damage in ABS or fibreglass. All depends on the age of the caravan and what your looking to get out of it.


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