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Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby fla-gypsy on Fri May 02, 2008 6:21 pm

Some of you may have followed my close encounter with lightning. I am happy to report the "Cracker Cabana" is back home and good as new. Dick Gore's RV World did the work quickly and completely. A big thanks go to them. State Farm Insurance drug their feet but finally paid off. It is very comforting to have it back home and know it is ready for Memorial Day.
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Re: Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby catmom on Fri May 02, 2008 6:28 pm

Glad it's fixed and you're ready to go! Happy camping - and stay away from those thunderstorms! (Yeah, right. ;) )
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Re: Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby Limey on Fri May 02, 2008 6:48 pm

WooHoo! Good to hear that - now, next time you go camping make sure you get a) a good look at the weather forecast, and b) a new pair of rubber soled shoes! :mrgreen:
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Re: Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby skipnchar on Fri May 02, 2008 7:13 pm

Hay Gypsy you might benefit from an old PRINTER TRICK we used to use when working around high speed presses and other equipment to keep from getting "zapped" by static electricity. Everyone used to wear a one foot long piece of tinfoil garland tied to their ankle when working around these type of machines. It keeps you grounded and you don't get shocked when you reach into the machine LOL.

Glad everything is repaired and even MORE glad you didn't get zapped yourself. Happy camping / Skip
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Re: Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby fla-gypsy on Fri May 02, 2008 7:20 pm

skipnchar wrote:Hay Gypsy you might benefit from an old PRINTER TRICK we used to use when working around high speed presses and other equipment to keep from getting "zapped" by static electricity. Everyone used to wear a one foot long piece of tinfoil garland tied to their ankle when working around these type of machines. It keeps you grounded and you don't get shocked when you reach into the machine LOL.

Glad everything is repaired and even MORE glad you didn't get zapped yourself. Happy camping / Skip


The tin foil would certainly get me some good looks and comments. Made me think of a CG host I met who was definitely an "Old Hippie". Nice guy but a little out there. He did bring me a premium cigar so me and him were on good terms. His wife was a character as well as she seemed to always be 3 sheets in the wind no matter what time of day. On that golf cart they had they were quite a sight.
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Re: Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby graywolf67 on Fri May 02, 2008 8:23 pm

Good to hear the TT is in good shape so lets go camping :mrgreen:
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Re: Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby jp rver on Fri May 02, 2008 10:47 pm

Glad to hear it!

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Re: Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby mikhen on Sat May 03, 2008 5:09 pm

Glad to hear you're back on the trail and that State Farm did their job, even if it was slow.
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Re: Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby Zinger on Sun May 04, 2008 9:19 am

Camping season begins again!!
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Re: Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby lifelongcampers on Mon May 05, 2008 11:43 pm

Glad you got it all fixed up. We had a lightning issue here at the house last year so we feel your pain. Not fun at all.
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Re: Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby The Wood Tinker on Wed May 07, 2008 1:34 am

fla-gypsy wrote:Some of you may have followed my close encounter with lightning. I am happy to report the "Cracker Cabana" is back home and good as new. Dick Gore's RV World did the work quickly and completely. A big thanks go to them. State Farm Insurance drug their feet but finally paid off. It is very comforting to have it back home and know it is ready for Memorial Day.


Very good, glad to hear it came back good as new. 8-)
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Re: Update: Lightning damage repaired

Unread postby ButteBumBob on Wed May 07, 2008 11:09 am

It's all good.!!!!!!!
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