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Old 08-21-2007, 05:24 PM   #1
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We are in Forest City and chatted with the owners of a 2004 Adventurer that was in a hail storm. The owner said the hail was baseball size and larger. We looked at his roof and saw maybe a couple dozen (if not more) holes/fractures/penetrations in the roof. He said the sound was deafening. None of the hail actually came all the way thru but the interior was getting soaked and the side walls were getting wet internally. This coach will most likely get totaled. The walls are spongy, the roof is spongy, the water has soaked the interior and furnishings. The solar panels were destroyed. It was a very sad site. I always wondered what large hail would do to a fiberglass roof, now I know.

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We are in Forest City and chatted with the owners of a 2004 Adventurer that was in a hail storm. The owner said the hail was baseball size and larger. We looked at his roof and saw maybe a couple dozen (if not more) holes/fractures/penetrations in the roof. He said the sound was deafening. None of the hail actually came all the way thru but the interior was getting soaked and the side walls were getting wet internally. This coach will most likely get totaled. The walls are spongy, the roof is spongy, the water has soaked the interior and furnishings. The solar panels were destroyed. It was a very sad site. I always wondered what large hail would do to a fiberglass roof, now I know.

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Old 08-21-2007, 05:56 PM   #3
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That's some rather large hail. I'm not sure any roof would hold up well to that, including my stick house.
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We were in a similar hail storm some years ago. The roof lasted but the skylights and the solar panel did not. Our hail did not last too long but was very large.
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