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Old 05-09-2016, 12:20 AM   #1
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Spider cracks in my Shadow Cruiser?

Hey all! So while I was dumping the poo tank in the trailer on my way out from a local campground this weekend I noticed these small spider cracks in the fiberglass on the back of the trailer. The trailer is a 2015 and I haven't even had it a year... I "think" the rear panel which as you can see is a gray color is gel coated to match the gel coated front cap and the sides are just the plain white. It looks to be like the gel coating or paint is cracked. I pressed on the panel and it still feels just as solid as ever but just with these hairline cracks that you can feel if you run your fingernail over them. They were not there when I left for the weekend and Im going to rule out any sort of impact because its over 6ft up the back wall on the rear of the trailer near the decal.. Any thoughts? The trailer is still under warranty and I will be contacting Cruiser RV first thing this morning, and then my dealer.


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Old 05-09-2016, 07:46 AM   #2
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if its gel coated fiberglass its normal. i had 3 fiberglass boats and

they all developed spider cracks. its not structural.


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Old 05-09-2016, 07:58 AM   #3
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First of all, i would dump your tanks at the dump station, and not in the trailer !. As far as the cracking go's, i know everyone says fiberglass/composites are the way to go. but we bought our new one with plain old Aluminum, proven for a long time !
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Old 05-11-2016, 05:06 AM   #4
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Yes yes...the dump station would be preferable. Well I called the warranty department at Cruiser and sent them the picture. He immediately gave me the name of a local autobody shop who specializes is RV fiberglass repair. Called the manager and sent him the pics as well. He is sending a quote to Cruiser RV to approve and I will make an appointment from there.
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