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Old 06-29-2015, 01:38 AM   #1
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What happens when you hit a bird?

I apparently hit a bird at 60 MPH in Eastern Utah or SW Colorado with the awning. It distroyed the motor housing.

Anyone have a good source to replace carefree Colorado awning parts...

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Old 06-29-2015, 06:23 AM   #2
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Never seen that one I hit at bird once took out my max air vent cover was nothing let but the brackets on ski light


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Old 06-29-2015, 03:17 PM   #3
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It depends on the bird. A sparrow you probably wouldn't notice but a local police car took a hit from a bald eagle a few months ago in Burlington, WA. The eagle was killed. The police driver wasn't badly hurt, but the car certainly was.
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Old 06-29-2015, 08:57 PM   #4
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Since there is broken and missing plastic chunks missing, wthe the sting of blood from the front motor to the rear housing including the housing. I am guessing it was size of a mocking bird type of bird.
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Old 06-29-2015, 10:12 PM   #5
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On my way to Yellowstone, I hit a hen pheasant. It put a nice ding in the front of the fiver but fortunately for me it was an aluminum sided trailer. That looks like some nasty damage.
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One of the claims that went across my desk during my working life was a bird strike to the front of an Airstream trailer. The bird was a turkey - it caved everything above the front window so bad you'd think it had hit a cow.
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Well, that was all very interesting, but didn't help the OP much with his question. And they probably have this info: http:/http://www.carefreeofcolorado....efree-rv.html/
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Well, that was all very interesting, but didn't help the OP much with his question. And they probably have this info: http:/http://www.carefreeofcolorado.com/services/support-services-carefree-rv.html/
fyi, if you're going to be snarky to the other posters, at least make your link usable

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I bet he doesn't have guts enough to hit it again.
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I think most people on here at least try to help out the OP. If what I tried to say and do was "snarky" please accept my apology, it was not my intention in any way.
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I find the comments to be funny. We have had a good laugh over the bloody situation that this stupid bird has caused. I am just glad cows don't fly.
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I hope you don't go to jail for killing an eagle, but whatever.........
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Actually, in the case of the eagle and the police car, it was the eagle's fault. It was concentrating on prey across the road and it swooped in without noticing the car
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