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Old 06-26-2015, 08:18 PM
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Golf ball hail is hard on plastic skylights

After replacing the plastic skylights in the camp trailer just last year, a hail storm destroyed all 3 of them. My cheap-a** penny-pincher self just ordered metal vent covers.
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Hail sucks
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What about the rest of the roof ? I've seen trucks that looked like someone took a ball peen hammer to them.
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Old 06-27-2015, 06:32 AM
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The rest of the trailer isn't bad. It's an older trailer when they still put roofs on them.
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A buddy of mine has replaced those over the years, aren't they only like $20 each or so? And that was at a local store, not through the interwebz network of shopping.
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Lucky you weren't caught outside in that Doug ...... i've never seen hail bigger than marbles before and the amount of damage that did to crops etc was unbelievable
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A buddy of mine has replaced those over the years, aren't they only like $20 each or so? And that was at a local store, not through the interwebz network of shopping.
I found some nice metal ones for $25 each.

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Lucky you weren't caught outside in that Doug ...... i've never seen hail bigger than marbles before and the amount of damage that did to crops etc was unbelievable
Yes, lots of crop damage around here this year. There are some wheat fields outside of town that look like they crop circles in them.

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The only reason I prefer the plastic ones is the light... Other than that metal all the way, as you've experienced
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The only reason I prefer the plastic ones is the light... Other than that metal all the way, as you've experienced
Hindsight. Actually, the last ones I put on were a dark smoke, with not much light.
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