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Old 10-01-2014, 11:55 AM   #1
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Just curious

A friend of mine just bought a camper and seasonal site. We got to talking about building a peeked roof and wondered about the weight limits on roofs. Any insight
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Old 10-01-2014, 12:24 PM   #2
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Make sure the campground allows those type of structures, some don't. Location will help as weight limits depend alot on where you are. Minnesota will get more heavy snow than Alabama. Be sure to take wind into consideration too. I've seen video footage on the weather channel where winds will lift a roof right off a structure.
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Old 10-01-2014, 12:42 PM   #3
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We are up in New Hampshire and we're talking about every point you just brought up. He was asking about how much weight the trailer could hold and I told him to contact the manufacturer. Not even sure how you would attach it to the camper
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Old 10-01-2014, 12:47 PM   #4
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I've seen campers in outside storage in Northern Wisconsin with 18+ inches of snow on the roof.

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Old 10-01-2014, 01:56 PM   #5
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We are up in New Hampshire and we're talking about every point you just brought up. He was asking about how much weight the trailer could hold and I told him to contact the manufacturer. Not even sure how you would attach it to the camper
I would think a seperate structure, although pretty expensive, would be the way to go. I googled some pics for ya. FWIW we've been on a seasonal site for the last 7 years in Wisconsin (lots of snow) and never had a problem.

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Old 10-01-2014, 01:59 PM   #6
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Thanks that what I would do if I had a seasonal.
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Old 10-01-2014, 02:04 PM   #7
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I wouldn't build anything directly on the camper roof because I would think the weight of just the structure would be way too much for the camper roof to support. Add the snow load and they're asking for problems.
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Old 10-01-2014, 02:13 PM   #8
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That's what I was trying to tell him but like everything else he said well other people do it. Good luck to him
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