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Old 03-05-2011, 07:12 PM   #1
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Fold Out Bed Vinyl Roof

Looking at a 2004 Surveyor with two fold out beds. What is the opinion of these types of beds? Has anyone had to change the vinyl roof material after getting so old?

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Old 03-06-2011, 07:50 AM   #2
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The most common issue that I have heard of is that the seals around the fold-up beds can sometimes leak water. Be sure to inspect all around (and under) the actual bed to make sure there is no rotted/moldy material. I think the canvas will last a long time if properly cared for. Good luck!

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Old 03-06-2011, 10:23 AM   #3
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the trailer-type you're asking about is called a Hybrid Travel Trailer. it's also sometimes called an "expandable".
it's called a hybrid because it's a cross between a popup and a travel trailer.
most of the vinyl canvas on these, have factory warranties of 6-7 years.
in my 6+ years of being on hybrid forums, i've never seen anyone that had to replace the vinylized canvas, because it got old. a tear or mice eating a section or kids damaging it, yes. but not for aging.

there is a Surveyor sub-section, in the Hybrid/Expandable Section, here on FRF. i suggest that you post any other questions there, since you'll find owners of that kind of RV.
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