I recently bought a 1985 Real-Lite truck camper.  While I was getting it home, the escape hatch lid blew off and I couldn't find it.

I am having a terrible time finding a replacement.  I ordered from Hengs, but it wasn't quite right.  Too big and the hinge was wrong.  The opening is 17 x 24.

Any advice where I could find it?  Is it easier to just replace the whole unit?

Thanks for any help,

Amy

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Comment by TG Short on July 10, 2018 at 4:28am

If you haven't had any luck yet, you could try this place, they carry everything old and new. The prices are not bad either... Here is the link --  https://www.yellowpages.com/montpelier-in/mip/ickes-rv-surplus-supp...

Comment by Garry Foster on June 30, 2018 at 9:12pm

Here is a link to fiberglass over cardboard.  https://microship.com/cardboard-core-composite-fabrication/

Comment by Amy Corey on June 30, 2018 at 7:54pm

Thanks Guys!  I tried the local repair guy but he wasn't able to help.  I guess I'll be making one of my own.

Comment by Garry Foster on June 29, 2018 at 7:20pm

I made that one from wood for the frame and a piece of !/4 inch plywood for the top. If I was to do it again I would make it out of cardboard and then fiberglass the cardboard..  Good Luck

Comment by Garry Foster on June 29, 2018 at 7:18pm

When I lost one on an older unit I had to fabricate the replacement.

Comment by Russ Johnson on June 29, 2018 at 7:14pm
Hi amy, try and locate an independent RV repair place, not a dealership. They will have access to a lot of places where they can order what you need. Take the camper to them so they can see what the hinge looks like.

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