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Supporting Member of Barthmobile.com 7/17
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About 5PM Sunday it got really dark, straight line winds 70+mph, torrential rain and 1/2 inch hail. Thousands of trees down through northern Michigan. Power was out until 7PM on Monday evening. About 10,000 more still out.

We were fairly lucky. Two large pines broke off half way up. About 24 inches at base, about 14 inches where they broke. One fell in front yard here, hit nothing. The other fell right where the car had been parked earlier that day. If the car was still there it would have been crushed! A big mess but no damage. OTOH, a 2 inch pine branch punched a hole in my boat cover. Also, a 3 inch pine branch pierced a hole in the roof of Barth! confusion

I will have photos of the damage and the repair soon. Like I needed another project! head bang

Chains saws running everywhere Shields Up


8607-3346-33TFPOB------9708-M0037-37MM-01
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
400 hp fuel injected-------6 spd Allison, Spartan MM
 
Posts: 3217 | Location: Kalkaska, MI | Member Since: 02-04-2011Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I (sort of) feel your pain; it's rained here (from sprinkles to thunderstorms) 35 of the last 38 days. I'd like to mow the yard, but it stays soggy.

Last damage to the Barth was a broken fan cover (which was already tired) a couple of years ago, from a pine limb.


Rusty


MilSpec AMG 6.5L TD 230HP; built-to-order by Peninsular Engines:  Hi-pop injectors, gear-driven camshaft, non-waste-gated, high-output turbo, 18:1 pistons.  Fuel economy increased by 15-20%, power, WOW!"StaRV II"

'94 28' Breakaway: MilSpec AMG 6.5L TD 230HP

Nelson and Chester, not-spoiled Golden Retrievers

Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not.
In either case the idea is quite staggering.
- Arthur C. Clarke

It was a woman who drove me to drink, and I've been searching thirty years to find her and thank her - W. C. Fields
 
Posts: 8200 | Location: Brooker, FL, USA | Member Since: 09-08-2005Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Just finished up replacement of skylight, replaced both Air Conditioners with Atwoods because of hail last year.

Shredded the covers, broke the edges of skylight. Took out center skylight and replaced the curb and skylight in the shower. PVC and Styrofoam curb I fabricated so no chance of rot or mold. I need a place for my head when taking a shower. Eeker

I was surprised to find neither skylight was sealed? Not even weather strip D'oh They were just sitting on the curb?


Dana & Lynn
1994 34ft Side Entry Aristocrat
Christened - DBarth
Spartan Chassis
6BTA 5.9L 230hp Cummins
Allison MD-3060 6 speed
15040S Eaton rear
Banks PowerPack
PacBrake
ProSine 2.5 Watt Inverter/Charger
245 watts solar panels
Blue Sky 3000i
#3895
1972 22ft
Christened Camp Barth
No motor, no tranny, no running water
Electric 110 and 12 volt intact and running
Still mobile as a toad with newer brakes, tires and lights
Original Fridgeking Air conditioner
 
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http://glenarborsun.com/glen-arbor-hit-by-tornado/

As I told Steve, we were headed back from MINI's On The Mack (Mackinaw City, MI) Sunday and narrowly missed the worst of the storms. Although we went through heavy rain and severe cross winds with the coach, I was spared the damage Steve and so many others up there incurred.
 
Posts: 1891 | Location: Jackson, Michigan, USA | Member Since: 04-18-2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Supporting Member of Barthmobile.com 7/17
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Here are my latest projects…





There is another one about the same size across the lake at my cottage. Many truck loads to haul away.

The one that got Barth:







8607-3346-33TFPOB------9708-M0037-37MM-01
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
400 hp fuel injected-------6 spd Allison, Spartan MM
 
Posts: 3217 | Location: Kalkaska, MI | Member Since: 02-04-2011Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Looks like your headliner could use a little help from a "as seen on TV product" hide .


JKB

88 28' Regal 454
Blue/Silver metalflake
 
Posts: 749 | Location: 103 miles west of Milford & 1.75 Miles from Lincoln oasis on I-80 | Member Since: 01-05-2005Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Glassnose Aficionado
Supporting Member of Barthmobile.com 2/09
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Looks like a good place for another cross-spar to me. I see one on the other side of the light. If you can't match it you could replace it so both spars matched. Seems like the easiest fix to me.


Dan & Suzy Z
'81 Euro 28 - Slide Show
454 Chevy


Venice, Florida
 
Posts: 3437 | Location: Venice Fl. | Member Since: 07-12-2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Convince your insurance co. To pay to repair that 1 piece roof and you will have the $ to put your new paint on. hmm


1986 31' Regal -1976 Class C
454/T400 P30 -350/T400 G30
twin cntr beds - 21' rear bath
 
Posts: 779 | Location: Dayton, Ohio | Member Since: 09-27-2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Put a CO2 or smoke detector on the ceiling. Instant patch Big Grin




Former owner 1989 Barth Regal 25'

 
Posts: 1135 | Location: Big South Fork TN | Member Since: 09-29-2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Smoke detector is a much better idea than mine... Dogs playing poker painting on velvet..
 
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Originally posted by dr. bart:
Smoke detector is a much better idea than mine... Dogs playing poker painting on velvet..


I do love those bad dogs, maybe playing pool? I was thinking some Vegas style mirrors on the ceiling… you know leading to the "master suite" confusion

Actually the smoke detector is a great idea. Could use one in that end of the coach. Thumbs Up


8607-3346-33TFPOB------9708-M0037-37MM-01
86 Regal SE 33 Tag axle--"98" Monarch 37
Chev P3(7) 454TBI--------Cummins 8.3 300 hp
400 hp fuel injected-------6 spd Allison, Spartan MM
 
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That's what I did in mine.
I put a smoke/fire and carbon monoxide detector over the hole
left from the removal my crank up antenna.
 
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