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Old 07-29-2016, 08:55 PM   #1
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Need help on RV Steel carport for FR MBS 2401R

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What is an adequate size on rv steel carport for FR MBS 2401R? I got a quote on a-frame vertical 14 gauges, leg height 11ft, width 12ft and length of 25ft for $2.100.00. Should I need more room than that cause RV is already 25ft long? Certified building cost more than no-certified. Does it need to be certified? It’s all newbie questions because I knew nothing.
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Old 07-29-2016, 09:02 PM   #2
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What is an adequate size on rv steel carport for FR MBS 2401R? I got a quote on a-frame vertical 14 gauges, leg height 11ft, width 12ft and length of 25ft for $2.100.00. Should I need more room than that cause RV is already 25ft long? Certified building cost more than no-certified. Does it need to be certified? Itís all newbie questions because I knew nothing. I will not know if I don't ask these questions.
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Your building needs to be larger in All ways! You also need to check your Local Building Codes for the other answer! Youroo!!
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Old 07-29-2016, 09:30 PM   #3
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I paid $2,900 for a 20x40, 11' legs which gives me about 14 feet in the center. I park the TT towards the left side and have enough room to park the Ram alongside and even extend the awning. I don't have slideouts but if you park your unit toward the center 20 feet will probably allow extending the slideouts and awning.
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The next size up is 12x30x12. emm-dee what ground preparation you did to be ready for your building?
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Old 07-29-2016, 10:16 PM   #6
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The next size up is 12x30x12. emm-dee what ground preparation you did to be ready for your building?
Ground was pretty level to start with. It's Georgia Red Clay so that's some pretty hard stuff. Covered it with '5-7 gravel. The carport gets leveled (roof line) when built. I had about a ĺ inch overall drop between the slides. I just mixed up some concrete and poured two 18" x 5' pads for the trailer tires to rest on. Those pads are perfectly level with each other.

Biggest problem was digging a 125' trench from the barn to the carport to run electric (50 amp) and water.
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What is an adequate size on rv steel carport for FR MBS 2401R? I got a quote on a-frame vertical 14 gauges, leg height 11ft, width 12ft and length of 25ft for $2.100.00. Should I need more room than that cause RV is already 25ft long? Certified building cost more than no-certified. Does it need to be certified? Itís all newbie questions because I knew nothing.
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I would be sure your width is ok also. They may put 4' braces on each leg
to roof (both sides) that will cut into your width somewhat. Shouldn't be a problem if you have good hgt.
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You should go to 14' width and about 5' longer than your coach
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Thanks for all suggestions. I am going to check to see if I have enough clearance beside the house for 14x30x12 leg.
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Last week we had a 31x18x 14h installed with 3 panels on each side for $2800. Our 2401R fits under it with slides out nicely. The awning will go out if I park all the way to the side.
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