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Old 08-03-2015, 07:30 PM   #21
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We had a 2002 Coleman TT that cautioned against walking on the roof without placing 1/2" plywood on the roof to distribute the walker's weight. We did use some plywood and never felt the roof move or bend under walking.

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Old 08-03-2015, 08:25 PM   #22
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i didnt know there was a weight limit on the ladder when on the roff im on all4 s it spreds the weight

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Old 08-04-2015, 03:02 AM   #23
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Agree with most comments. The roof will handle your weight, but not the ladder!
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Old 08-04-2015, 10:16 PM   #24
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Our Georgetown (an '02) had a note in the owner's manual NOT to walk on the rubber roof. So why the hell did they put a ladder on the back wall?

I went up there once to check on a roof a/c issue, but didn't feel comfortable. Never went up there again, but used an extension ladder against the side of the rig and did visual inspections only. Any issues showed, I took it to an RV service center.
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Old 08-10-2015, 06:58 AM   #25
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I am 310 and have been on mine many times, I just step flat footed and lightly(if that is possible), mainly because I do not care for ladders but this is part of RV so I deal with it. I also make sure the stabilizers are down to eliminate the bounce, it does not help that when I am parked in my driveway and on the trailer I can see down over the hill which is a 50 ft drop.

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Old 08-10-2015, 07:06 AM   #26
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Wow. I guess they make these roofs pretty strong then. That is quite a bit of weight concentrated on a single area.

I am glad to hear they make them so solid.



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