Life span of Gizmos

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  1. F239141

    F239141 New Member

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    Ugh, my SHW Gizmos only lasted a little over a year, and that was 6-8 weeks of camping. The silver is all peeling.

    Are mine defective or what. I hoped for them to of lasted longer than this.

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    I've gotten several years wear and tear out of mine and they are still going strong. I would contact Bob at PopUp Gizmos and discuss this with him. He has a reputation for great service and I agree.
     
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    I agree with contacting Bob. He'll get you sorted out.

    When you have the PUGs on and look up through them under full sun, how much sunlight percentage wise comes through? That will give you a rough guess as to how well they're still working for you. From your pictures I'd say they're still better than nothing, but still, contact Bob Pitney.
     
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    And after you contact him please update the thread.
     
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    Yeah I figured I would call him, I just wanted to make sure this was abnormal, and I figured it was.

    The more I think about it I have had them about a year and half and they probably have 8-10 weeks of camping.

    They went from looking good to peeling like shown over 10 days.

    Still worked good though. Didn't notice until putting it up.

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    aslag Pacific Northwest

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    Wow, I've had mine for over 8 years with maybe 10 to 14 days a year of use and they still look and function great.
     
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    I am on my third year with mine. They easily have over 100 days of use on them with everything from freezing temps to 100 degrees, and they still look brand new.
     
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    Just to update haven't called yet, back home visiting friends and family

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    We got about 4 years out of ours in the Florida heat.

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    OK I talked to Bob today, this is not normal at all. Like any product you get some defective material once in a while, and of course I'm the lucky one that gets it.

    But anyway he took great care of me. My NEW SHW Gizmos will be to me within a week.

    I'm totally happy now, couldn't ask for better service!!!

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    I still have mine since 2010 and have some wear n tear but not enough to need to be replaced.
     
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    Great customer service as expected, I was sure he was going to take care of it.
    Cheers!!!!
     
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    Good to know about the service!
     
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    Got my new replacement gizmos today!!! Happy Happy

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