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Old 10-06-2013, 09:12 PM   #1
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Do you walk on your roof

It's time to put the trailer away for another winter and I'm going to give the roof a good scrub. Last year I just did it off a ladder but I have seen a couple of pics of people walking on theirs.

I'm a solid 240lbs so not sure if I should be up there or not. What say you??
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:19 PM   #2
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I weigh about the same as you and I walk all over mine without a problem. I get more worried about climbing up and down the ladder...but it says its rated for 300 lbs and hasn't given me a problem yet!
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:19 PM   #3
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I am 205 and do not walk on the roof of mine, I was told it has a weight limit of 200 pounds not sure if that is PSI or total.

Thinking I will bring it to a truck stop and let them wash it for 35 bucks.
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I walk. Its necessary in order to properly inspect and caulk per maintenance requirements.
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I was thinking about emailing prime time to see what they say about weight limits and such before I head up there. When I was doing some research before we bought our trailer I saw a picture of four guys standing on the slide of a prime time so I figure me on the roof should be ok. My other plan was to put my 9 year old up there but mom already shot that down
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I was thinking about emailing prime time to see what they say about weight limits and such before I head up there. When I was doing some research before we bought our trailer I saw a picture of four guys standing on the slide of a prime time so I figure me on the roof should be ok. My other plan was to put my 9 year old up there but mom already shot that down

Did you forget to tell her about the safety rope, you did didn't you!

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Old 10-06-2013, 09:52 PM   #7
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I walk. Its necessary in order to properly inspect and caulk per maintenance requirements.
X2 for checking things out / maintenance. Mostly on my hands and knees.
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I walk. Its necessary in order to properly inspect and caulk per maintenance requirements.
Thats the answer I was was thinking too, I walk on mine and I am about 210, I try to look and estimate where the trusses / crossbeams are.
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Well I'm going to give it a shot tomorrow so I will either have pictures of a nice clean roof or a new skylight I guess. Wish me luck.
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I stay off the (rubber) roof as much as possible. I do the basic seam inspections off a ladder against the side of the rig. If anything looks dodgy, I'll go on the roof in a crawl to look more closely.

In three seasons, there hasn't been a problem, but I suspect a new round of Dicor is about due. I'll probably pay it done.
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