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Old 05-27-2016, 12:26 PM   #1
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17bh Roof weight capacity

New to the forums here. Picked up a 17bh last fall and cannot find info anywhere on the weight capacity of the roof. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 05-31-2016, 09:40 AM   #2
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We also have a 17BH and was told by the dealer not to put anything on the roof or to get up there that is will not support weight.
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Old 06-01-2016, 01:27 AM   #3
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I have the 16bhs and I walked on mine. I'm 200#
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Old 06-01-2016, 09:48 AM   #4
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I would not want to put anything on the roof. But, if I had to do some maintenance I would get a piece of plywood, (or a 1 X 8) that could spread the weight out over a couple of the trusses. I guess someone could say I am being too conservative. I sure someone else will post that knows more than I do.
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Old 06-01-2016, 08:27 PM   #5
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I would put nothing on my rubber roof except my bare feet. And a cleaning brush.
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Old 06-05-2016, 12:35 PM   #6
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I agree with "bakwoodj", somewhat. The selling dealer told me that my Coachmen 31ft. unit had some type of "enhanced roof trusses" and that it would be safe for me to get on the roof to enable me to sweep off the tops of my two slides. Those trusses better be enhanced as my 220# of lard-a** needs to get up there to clean the slides off. As far as walking barefoot up there, NOT, in S. Ga. withe the hear here already spiking the mid-90's the rubber roofing material will be so hot those bare feet couldn't stand it. I go up there with my bedroom slippers on and that's not much protection.
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Old 06-09-2016, 01:07 PM   #7
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At the dealer we watched a guy walk around on the roof of our 17BH while installing a roof vent cover.
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