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Old 01-07-2016, 02:52 PM   #11
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I have traded in 3 Rv's and have never had anyone go on the roof to check them out.
I don't think it will affect resale at all unless you sell to private party they may look at roof.

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Old 01-07-2016, 04:33 PM   #12
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A couple of years ago I had a similar issue where a woodpecker tore a couple of holes in my roof like yours. The dealer recommended I get a new roof too so I filed an insurance claim. With a $1000 deductible I authorized the work. In hind site I wish I had just repaired it myself using Eternabond like suggested.


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Old 01-07-2016, 07:28 PM   #13
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EternaBond is the best protection, if the tear faces the front of the unit
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Old 01-07-2016, 07:51 PM   #14
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I wouldn't hesitate at all to buy an RV with a properly repaired hole of that size. Hell, three times the size wouldn't bother me.
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Old 01-08-2016, 12:27 AM   #15
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Yep, that trailer is totalled with that tear. Your best bet is to find a place to dump it but don't forget to remove your license plates and grind out the VIN.

ETERNABOND is your friend. Don't just use it on tears but use it on all your seams to prevent a future leak.
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Old 01-30-2016, 11:53 AM   #16
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Mount an XM satellite antenna there or something, ha
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Old 02-02-2016, 12:49 PM   #17
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Clean with acetone then use a 4" fiber backed seam tape that accepts a coating, then coat with 2 coats.
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Old 02-04-2016, 03:54 PM   #18
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Ethernabond patch but round the corners. 90* corners lift sooner, than self-leveling lap seal over top of patch.
A 35' roof could cost 5-10K
A lot of stuff to remove. I did my own for 1.5K in parts....

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Old 02-07-2016, 12:03 PM   #19
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I would not be taking my camper back to that dealer. The eternabond tape or dicor self leveling lap sealant is all you need. Inexpensive repair. Let us know what you decide.
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Old 02-07-2016, 12:48 PM   #20
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That is no different than anyone that has added an accessory to their roof. A like the more thorough suggestions, but probably would be fine with a squirt of dricore.

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