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Could these pock marks be caused by birds?!

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by MistrRoboto, Jul 24, 2017.

  1. Jul 24, 2017 at 12:23 PM
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    MistrRoboto

    MistrRoboto [OP] '17 MGM SR5 TRD CrewMax

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    Hey fellas,

    I posted a month or two ago about my first dent. An odd little mark in the paint. I get pretty intimate during a wax session and am SURE these aren't factory blemishes. I took it to a dent guy who said it was mostly paint, nothing large enough to push out. Paint guy said it wasn't worth haggling with much other than a drop of touchup in there for good measure.

    Well - I just got another over the weekend. Slightly shallower but otherwise identical, right in the middle of a freshly waxed door. Barely took the truck out all weekend and it was never parked next to anything.

    Could it be birds (beaks) flying right into the side of it? It would take a good bit of force to punch in like that. I'd be hard pressed to believe a person has done this twice - with a small little metal rod or something. Am I crazy to think its birds?

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  2. Jul 24, 2017 at 12:39 PM
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    T-Rex266

    T-Rex266 Independentoffroad who? That's cute. Staff Member

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    Can it be debris from rocks?
     
  3. Jul 24, 2017 at 12:45 PM
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    MistrRoboto

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    Sure! Is that common and what this looks like? I just imagine without much driving I wasn't exposed to a ton of rocks over the weekend. And woulden't they kind of graze instead punches? Both spots are on the doors.
     
  4. Jul 24, 2017 at 1:25 PM
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    T-Rex266

    T-Rex266 Independentoffroad who? That's cute. Staff Member

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    I think it depends on your area for wind. Also, are your wheels kicking up any rocks?
     
  5. Jul 24, 2017 at 1:53 PM
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    TheBeast

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    your truck might be so shiny and mirror like the birds just crash into it :)
     
  6. Jul 24, 2017 at 1:53 PM
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    MistrRoboto

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    Thats seriously what I was thinking. Both times its a day or two after wax.
     
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  7. Jul 25, 2017 at 9:38 AM
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    TeeTundraTom

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    Been doing any mowing or grass whipping nearby? The ground looks a little rocky around there in the photo and good sized grass whip will throw some shrapnel in areas like that.
     
  8. Jul 25, 2017 at 1:49 PM
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    Patriot

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    Ok my SWAG or Scientific Wild Ass Guess...is you might have this guy plinking on your Tundra. Any bb's found near your truck? Seriously those tiny pock marks look like BB gun pock marks.

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  9. Jul 25, 2017 at 2:16 PM
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    NewImprovedRon

    NewImprovedRon Hey! Get off my grass!

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    Could be birds..... I've had birds fighting with the "other bird" reflection in cars before....
     

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