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Old 04-30-2017, 04:13 PM   #1
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Well that sucks.

Found this happened over the winter when we arrived this spring at our year round campsite.



Only had it for 1 month before packing up for the winter. Took all the fabric off and just left the shell. I suspect vandalism. Hard to say though. $700 down the tubes and only 1 month worth of use.
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It looks more like wind took it down. I think if kids did it the top and all the lights would have been trashed, either way that sucks.
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That's not good no matter how it happened ..
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Old 04-30-2017, 05:32 PM   #4
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I would say wind damage as well.Those place panels catch more wind that you realize.
I've been through a few at home.
I am thinking the only thing that will last is a wooden structure with 8x8's or 4x8's and a pitched plywood roof and shingles.

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I would say wind damage as well.Those place panels catch more wind that you realize.
I've been through a few at home.
I am thinking the only thing that will last is a wooden structure with 8x8's or 4x8's and a pitched plywood roof and shingles.

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Prob just a crappy weld job from the factory...find a friend with a portable welder (like on a truck) and he can have it fixed pretty quick.
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Does that area get high winds? I only ask cause stick and shingle are subject to wind damage as well.

I'd be tempted to put that one back together and install tie downs, at least during times you are away.

We live in fairly windy country and when it gets over 50mph bad things start to happen. FWIW, local trucking company found that at 68mph an empty trailer will blow over.
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found this happened over the winter when we arrived this spring at our year round campsite.



only had it for 1 month before packing up for the winter. Took all the fabric off and just left the shell. I suspect vandalism. Hard to say though. $700 down the tubes and only 1 month worth of use.
wipe out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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