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Old 12-03-2014, 09:56 PM   #11
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The cover you did should hold good. As Lloydg said his was only a year old ,I also would want it completely recovered. The insurance will cover all but your deductible and you will have peace of mind. As for if the dealer creates another leak that's on him, they have to warranty their work and fix the damage they cause. They are not going to do sloppy work intentionally because they want happy customers. Look for a reputable repair facility and you should be ok
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Old 12-04-2014, 03:51 PM   #12
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In July I tried to put my 29RE 12 1/2' high thru a 11' +/- underpass and tore the roof and front vent and antenna...Was not going fast-just creeping.....Insurance covered all less $500.00 deductable....It was a 2014 Silverback purchased in Nov 2013 so decided to have entire roof replaced from front to back....$8 grand!!!! I thought about patching as the tears were only small but looked at the resale or trade options down the road......Do not regret replacing roof....Not a factory job as there are some minor ripples along the edge just above rain gutters on the "Curves" from roof to sides......Also took 17 weeks from start to finish....Could not get parts from CC they said!!!! J
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Old 12-04-2014, 04:17 PM   #13
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That eterabond tape will work. The RV industry is a lot like the Marine industry. A lot of the same materials and such. If you are worried about water and wood rot, West Marine has an injectable product that you inject into the wood and then it hardens stronger then the wood itself. People use it on stringers of wooden boats to take care of dry rot.
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Old 12-04-2014, 06:13 PM   #14
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I had the same issue last winter while in Florida...the park sent a r.v dealer out and they would not do a patch job,they insisted they replace the whole rubber roof....45 hours labor and material 6000,00.I took the cash and traded the fiver,ended up with 7000.00 out of my pocket because of the park not trimming their trees!
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Here are the pictures. Each slit is about 1" long. I have covered the holes already with a piece of eternabond tape so no further damage occurs.
The Il dnr drop a tree branch on my unit.
Looks almost the same as your holes.
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Dealer removed the side gutter that holds down the edge of the roof. Then they patched that area with roofing material and caulk around the patch. NOTE: the 2 black marks below the hole are small tears in the roof as well and part of the repair.

Im not sure if the patch was EternaBond tape or not.(think not) But I can say it looks beefier then the original roof and lasted over a year now just fine.
Think it cost me $300 bucks or so. And no the Il dnr never took ownership for damage.

Sorry no pic of the repair work and my units covered for the off season.
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I had the same issue last winter while in Florida...the park sent a r.v dealer out and they would not do a patch job,they insisted they replace the whole rubber roof....45 hours labor and material 6000,00.I took the cash and traded the fiver,ended up with 7000.00 out of my pocket because of the park not trimming their trees!
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We winter in Florida..25 mor sleeps...What area in Fl were you set up camping?
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