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Old 08-03-2015, 10:11 AM   #1
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Question 310 lbs man on roof: is it safe??

After reading the manual for our 2014 Rockwood Windjammer, were still not sure if the roof will handle my 310 lbs husband who wants to go up and inspect up there.... What do you think??

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Old 08-03-2015, 10:14 AM   #2
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My ladder says 250# load limit. It may state the weight limit on your ladder like mine does, but I'm sure that's just the weight limit of the ladder not the roof itself. Call the dealer and ask or the factory would be better because dealers are air heads.
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Old 08-03-2015, 10:19 AM   #3
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After reading the manual for our 2014 Rockwood Windjammer, were still not sure if the roof will handle my 310 lbs husband who wants to go up and inspect up there.... What do you think??

If he wears (Padded Snow Shoes)! Also (I) would NOT use the Rear Ladder! Even a (Industrial Rated Ladder) are sometimes Only rated at (300#)! Be Safe Not Sorry! Youroo!!
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Old 08-03-2015, 10:22 AM   #4
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I was told 400 lbs when we picked up our trailer. I recall the comment because the guys said it was funny considering that the ladder would only support about 325 lbs....
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At one of my plant tours I saw 2-3 workers all over the roof even installing A/Cs. If they install a ladder then it should be strong enough to walk on. Just don't bring the gang up with lawn chairs to watch the NASCAR race.
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Old 08-03-2015, 12:28 PM   #6
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At one of my plant tours I saw 2-3 workers all over the roof even installing A/Cs. If they install a ladder then it should be strong enough to walk on. Just don't bring the gang up with lawn chairs to watch the NASCAR race.
Did you happen to ask how much each Employee weighted and what size shoes they wore? Youroo!!
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Old 08-03-2015, 01:14 PM   #7
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Old 08-03-2015, 01:16 PM   #8
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I have seen at nascar 5 top 6 people on top of there rv's watching the races using chairs. He should be fine just walk slow. As for the ladder I have a 16, 18, and 24 foot contractor extention ladders and they say 250# on them. I think it is just a industry standard by lawyers to protect them selfs.
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Old 08-03-2015, 01:24 PM   #9
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Not quite to 310 yet but if DW doesn't slow down on the groceries I will. I walk on mine all the time. Carefully for sure. The greater concern for me is the sudden stop below. Just take it slow and if feels any give that would be an indicator that it might not be such a great idea.
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