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Old 08-25-2011, 07:55 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by mfire1339 View Post
My opinion is the Reese hitch is stronger than the head box of the fiver. I would be checking for telltale signs of damage to walls, sides, slideout openings, tank hold downs etc.


I have checked the camper thoughly, no signs of any issues. All slide outs are normal, no issues with anything. I've looked at the pin box, I don't see any signs of damage.

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Old 08-25-2011, 11:38 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by BobGed View Post
Yes, I'll be glad to, but give me a day or so. I'm busy with another project right now, but will post details and a link to some pics.
I just created a post in the Technology forum here:
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Old 08-27-2011, 09:32 PM   #31
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Usually accidents like this, not witnessed by police, will ticket the person who ran into the other person. The common term used for enforcement is "overdriving" on the part of the driver with the front end damage.
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Old 08-27-2011, 09:48 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by jbilling View Post
If you are putting a claim in to your insurance company for the bumper and other components that were damaged I would be including a new hitch in the repair. The insurance company is not likely going to give you a hard time about replacing in due to the collision. If they won't replace it then have them pay for the inspection or sign off that it is safe. They won't want the liability in case something were to happen down the road.
X2 on That sorry to hear about you mishap.
if they won't pay for a new one they are automacitly on the hook if the old one fails. They won't have to sign a thing.
I have a feeling they will buy you a replacment.
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Old 08-31-2011, 05:34 PM   #33
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Well, I guess miracles do happen. I received a call from the lady's insurance company, and said that they will be covering all my damages! I'm not sure what changed, unless they played her my recorded statement and she said it was true or what, but I'm amazed. I also have a new hitch and mounting kit ordered.

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