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Old 12-28-2012, 06:59 PM   #1
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Roof weight limit for 8315BSS ??

On these long, long, very cold Alberta nights I tend the let the hours drip bye pondering about the small stuff in life and "when can I get back out in the trailer". Alas, I know that wont be until April or May at the earliest. But, amongst some of the small stuff I wondered about was, "what is the weight limit the roof of the trailer will hold?" I ask this because in the spring, (so that's mid June up here) I need to go and install a coupe of the Max Air vents on the trailer. And, being of a more mature build, would like to know how much weight I need to lose before venturing up there.

If anyone has this data close to hand and wouldn't mind sharing, it will help me set my New Years resolution. Thanks
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:07 PM   #2
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I'd contact the factory via phone or email. I don't think you'll need your VIN # of your trailer, but it wouldn't hurt to have it handy.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:21 PM   #3
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The roof access ladder is rated for 300 lbs...that's a pretty good indicator. I've seen pictures at the factory or service center with 2 and 3 men on the roof working on the A/C, etc.

I'm up there every trip to sweep off the slides and I'm 205 lbs. It's a little springy but strong. If you're worried, keep to the perimeter or use some 2 x 2' pieces of 1/4" plywood to move around.

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Old 12-28-2012, 08:46 PM   #4
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Good news then. I don't have to set a New Years resolution! Seems like I have about 100lbs to spare.

Many thanks for the speedy response. I truly appreciate your help and all the great tips I can pick up on this site.
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