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Old 07-22-2015, 07:01 PM   #1
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Using Eternabond tape

Was wondering if any of you have used this over top of the Dicor sealant on the roof? I watched a video of a guy that put it over all of his. It looks much cleaner and to me appears to seal better. Mine is a 2015 Windjammer and would like stay ahead of any issues with leaks.
Also not sure if there would be any warranty issues by doing this.
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Old 07-22-2015, 07:09 PM   #2
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Thought about doing the same thing with the tape on my unit.
Warranty issues ,have to wonder if someone would cry foul if you had an issue with the roof.
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Old 07-22-2015, 07:37 PM   #3
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Here's a good thread.....

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Old 07-22-2015, 09:08 PM   #4
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Was wondering if any of you have used this over top of the Dicor sealant on the roof? I watched a video of a guy that put it over all of his. It looks much cleaner and to me appears to seal better. Mine is a 2015 Windjammer and would like stay ahead of any issues with leaks.
Also not sure if there would be any warranty issues by doing this.
I used it on the seam of the front cap as I thought the caulk from the factory was pretty sparse. Also used it around the skylight over shower and around the TV antenna, looks good and is really stuck!!
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Old 07-22-2015, 09:22 PM   #5
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I used it on my previous Roo, I plan to use it on our current TT, too, but not until next year. It's great stuff but pricey. I do have enough left over from the Roo to repair any incidental tears that I might get in the mean time.
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Old 07-22-2015, 09:29 PM   #6
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Anybody ever use the tape on the slide-out end?
Had thoughts of using it here

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Old 07-22-2015, 11:04 PM   #7
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I have a slideout topper so for me it's probably not needed. Without the topper, it would be a good idea to protect that seam as well.
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I don't know how you could go wrong by using the Eternabond. I used it on two previous RV's. Once its on its on and it wont leak. As far as how it might affect warranty, that I do not know. I even used on the underbelly of our current RV when I had to open it up to do repairs to freshwater tank vent and fill lines. It is well worth the money.
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I am beginning to think that Dicor is not the best solution as there was just such a discussion over on the Forester Forum that can be found HERE

Also, Ray over at Love Your RV has an excellent write-up that can be found HERE

The video at the end is worth watching
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I used it on the seam of the front cap as I thought the caulk from the factory was pretty sparse. Also used it around the skylight over shower and around the TV antenna, looks good and is really stuck!!
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