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Old 10-18-2015, 11:23 AM   #11
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Did you get any thing on the warranty issue in your owner packet? If not I'd check with FR on the cover issue.
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Old 10-18-2015, 11:51 PM   #12
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Walking On 24R Roof

Here is what the Forest River Class C Motorhome Owner's Manual says (see picture). The indication is that if the unit does not have an installed ladder (or roof rack) the roof may not be reinforced enough to hold your weight. That said, it is hard to see where the 2401S,W and R roofs would be different. As we just bought an R despite the ladder deficiency (because of all its other great features, including massive storage space, we will check this with the dealer at PDI. We intend to always carry a folding ladder for reaching theClick image for larger version

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Old 10-18-2015, 11:52 PM   #13
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Also this. Click image for larger version

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Old 10-19-2015, 10:03 AM   #14
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Thanks for the posting, I don't think many see this as their going through their manuals. I have a factory installed ladder and I have been on the roof many times doing mod and covering the unit. Happy to see this notice, knowing now that it should be safe.
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24R and climb on the roof each time I was, wax or do maintenance. Very solid.
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Old 10-19-2015, 10:36 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by northdakota View Post
A cover will void. the paint warranty, full paint only
That's ludicrous...IMO of course.
I have covered all my vehicles for years and have kept the paint,interior,rubber etc lasting 2-3 times longer.
My RV is covered (unpainted) and the gelcoat will last much longer as a result.
A good quality breathable soft cover should not "harm" paint. Corners (if they are tight) may rub the paint off in some areas- you would need to be careful there. A plastic tarp will for sure rub the paint down.

Keep your painted RV uncovered and report back how long it takes for the clear to delaminate on the caps. They all do in time- unless you vinyl clear-cover them or wax the unit every month.
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