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#1 hinchy

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Posted 10 June 2011 - 06:30 PM

I've small dent on the side of my van between the kitchen window and the front side window,drop a awning pole when putting it up Aaaaa. Anyway it bugs me so I need to cover it up with a badge of  some-sort. The ones I've seen that would do the job and look right are on the Back of the new Elddis with a small union jack, but it's not an Elddis so can't use them. As anyone got any ideas for this dent that making my life a misery LOL Thanks. PS it's a 2006 Bessacarr 

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Posted 10 June 2011 - 07:14 PM

I've small dent on the side of my van between the kitchen window and the front side window,drop a awning pole when putting it up Aaaaa. Anyway it bugs me so I need to cover it up with a badge of some-sort. The ones I've seen that would do the job and look right are on the Back of the new Elddis with a small union jack, but it's not an Elddis so can't use them. As anyone got any ideas for this dent that making my life a misery LOL Thanks. PS it's a 2006 Bessacarr


I know how it feels !! same happened to our 3 week old van.....How big is the dent......if its fairly small ...I went on Fleabay chose a sympathetic wall graphic ...there are hundreds to be seen...... a pair obviously as it would look odd otherwise....You could never tell now as the dent is underneath it....If its very low down on the sidewall how about a reflector?


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Posted 10 June 2011 - 07:16 PM

Stick a smley face on it.:)

http://www.stickers.signprint.co.uk/

Anything on here?

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Posted 10 June 2011 - 08:01 PM

if it would look silly what about an amber reflector

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Posted 10 June 2011 - 08:40 PM

The dent is half way up the van in the middle, that's why I was thinking of a badge than a reflector or sticker thanks for the replies.

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Posted 10 June 2011 - 09:22 PM

The dent is half way up the van in the middle, that's why I was thinking of a badge than a reflector or sticker thanks for the replies.


There are plenty of self adhesive flag badges or similar. You will just have to look until you find what you need.

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Posted 10 June 2011 - 10:38 PM

I have seen a van with a 12volt external socket that has a waterproof closure and is different to a normal cig lighter socket and they plug ther 12v lighting into it. and does not look out of place also I have seen a gel type union jack about 2"x2" from tir prince market in abergele so should be in places like Halfords hope this helps

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Posted 11 June 2011 - 12:21 PM

I managed to put a dent in a similar place and i did use a reflector,i sourced one exactly the same as the exisiting ones on the van and for good measure put one on the other side in the same place so to make it look like it should be there an to be honest it does'nt look out of place and no one has ever commented on it.I'd rather see that than the dent.

Edited by grasmere59, 11 June 2011 - 12:22 PM.


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Posted 19 July 2011 - 09:41 PM

i had this and moved the ncc badge to the dent .

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Posted 23 August 2011 - 03:10 PM

Just like most of you I used reflectors on my dents.Hope I dont get many more though

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Posted 23 August 2011 - 04:46 PM

I have seen small dents pulled with a bridge and hot glue stick
there is even a kit out for it http://www.amazon.co...s/dp/B000PPJQMS

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Posted 23 August 2011 - 07:47 PM

Why not employ a professional dent repairer?

I've seen them do amazing things and they usually offer your money back if you are not satisfied with the result. At least get a free quote.

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Posted 24 August 2011 - 04:50 PM

I am a professional dent repairer, I also own and run a professional training centre teaching these skills, or PDR as it is known. If you do a search of the this forum you will find lots of reason why not to attempt the glue and pull method and also find some of the many reasons why we dent guys cannot remove dents from caravan panels.




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