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Old 09-29-2015, 12:04 PM   #11
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Old 09-30-2015, 01:35 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by mzak View Post
I don't think newer models use rivets or screws for skylights. My 2012 a124 has no rivets or screws in skylights. I remember reading somewhere that using rivets or screws caused cracking so manufacturer just bonded them on. How many out there have rivets on there skylights?
Neither does mine. I am guessing they are held on with double sided tape.

Originally Posted by EastlakeRoo View Post
try to use eternabond all the way around the sky light.....Best get the leak fixed soon as water penetration on any camper/trailer is bad news.

The use of Eternabond vs 3M tape is partially aesthetic. Since the roof is quite visible and several forum members, who have done this, found the translucent 3M tape blends satisfactory. I am guessing again that the bright white eternabond would stand out quite a bit more on the newer non-white AFrames.

But, yes, a quick and permanent fix is called for.


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Old 09-30-2015, 04:14 PM   #13
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I used black 2" Eternabond tape around all the skylights and fan. The black blended in well with the skylight color. Did that as soon as I got it home so I wouldn't have to worry about skylight leaks.

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