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Old 11-17-2015, 09:44 PM   #1
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My son could build a better trailer

So I discovered a leak in the top left corner of the ceiling in my 2009 Salem edge T23BH. Upon further investigation I discover this after removing the factory calking in the top corner of the trailer. Really Forest River? Kinda short on the EPDM. On another note I am currently ripping the floor out of this piece of S@#T for the second time. The trailer floor was replaced at the factory in Oregon back in 2012 due to rot and again at Fraserway RV in 2013 due to Forest River not sealing the front of the trailer properly. FML
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Old 11-18-2015, 07:27 PM   #2
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Old 11-18-2015, 10:57 PM   #3
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I think this is the exception not the rule. Would like to see the pics when your son gets done.
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Old 11-18-2015, 11:10 PM   #4
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I think this is the exception not the rule. Would like to see the pics when your son gets done.
Trailer is 7 years old lol now that's funny.
I think you had it right before you edited
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Old 11-19-2015, 08:28 AM   #6
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Stop making Payments on it until it is Fixed! Is your Son going to install Ceramic Tile this time? Youroo!!
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Old 11-19-2015, 08:30 AM   #7
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Yes, inspection and repair are needed on a regular basis. The key is, prevent leaks when you can, and discover them sooner rather than later.
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Regular inspection and caulking at least twice a year is required to keep campers happy and dry. Lack of basic maintenance is the culprit most of the time. Just like checking tire pressure and doing regular oil changes on your TV. Go 3 to 5 years without taking care of your TV and see what condition it is in.
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So I discovered a leak in the top left corner of the ceiling in my 2009 Salem edge T23BH. Upon further investigation I discover this after removing the factory calking in the top corner of the trailer.
You removed the factory caulking *6* years after the trailer was built?

When was the last time you inspected/Dicor'ed your roof? You do realize this is a 2x a year task you need to do?

Recommendation: check out RVroof.com or Linux. if you are going to replace, might as well do it with a maintenance-free roof.
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I think the OP got the gist of where this conversation was going.
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