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Old 04-07-2013, 03:31 PM   #11
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This is the video I was talking about....

2010 Rockwood Roo Walk Through Part 1 RVWholesalers.com - YouTube
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Old 04-07-2013, 04:22 PM   #12
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bikendan, speaking of PUGs, I purchased some PUGs but haven't attempted to put them on my 23ss. I purchased the Super High Wind PUGs.

How do you go about securing them to the top of the canvas? Just curious as you are a seasoned Roo camper.

By the way, I also bring along a 4 foot ladder so that I can check the slide roof prior to bringing it in.

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i clip mine to the drain channel above the bunk door frame.

some have setup up a velcro attachment system. i know a couple owners had PUGs sew on a strip of velcro and then they attached the other velcro strip to the trailer.
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Old 04-07-2013, 05:40 PM   #13
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i clip mine to the drain channel above the bunk door frame.

some have setup up a velcro attachment system. i know a couple owners had PUGs sew on a strip of velcro and then they attached the other velcro strip to the trailer.
I'm too short for that, but it's a great idea.
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Old 04-07-2013, 07:08 PM   #14
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I carry a step ladder in the trailer with me. It has two steps which allows me to clip the pugs onto the rain gutter above the canvas. The step ladder has been very useful in unfolding and folding up the back bunk on sites that are not level from front to back. I must say, my wife had a good idea on purchasing the step ladder. We pull with a trailblazer so a fiberglass ladder was not an option.
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Old 04-07-2013, 07:57 PM   #15
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I'm surprised that no one does what we do to put the pugs on. After I drop the bed door, the DW crawls under the canvas and stands on the bed to attach the pugs. Then, I attach the canvas and raise the bars like normal. It works great and no ladders!
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Old 04-07-2013, 08:15 PM   #16
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My canvas is attached to the door so that is not an option for me. It is easier it you attach the pugs before pushing up the bar inside.
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Old 04-07-2013, 08:46 PM   #17
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Thx for sharing the video. One benefit of the older bed and canvas config is that you are able to snap the snaps on the canvas tabs from outside the camper. With the sewed canvas, you have to climb onto the mattress from the inside of the camper. Placing body weight on the folded mattress causes the snaps to become unsnapped.

The other thing I noticed in the video was that the u shaped bar was folded down between the two portions of the mattresses instead of the outside of the mattresses.

How are 2012-2013 Roo owners with the sewed canvas securing the mattresses and folding up the ends?

Has anyone put extra wide Velcro strips on the bottom of the mattress and the bunks to secure the mattress in place?
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personally, i'm glad i don't have the pre-attached canvas.
a few years ago, the DW used the bunk lock key in the door's deadbolt lock and jammed the mechanism to the point we couldn't get the door open or the key out.
luckily, i was able to get in from the bunk end, since i have the old style snaps and bungees and unlock the door.
i got the door open but we had to replace the entire door latch mechanism.
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personally, i'm glad i don't have the pre-attached canvas.
a few years ago, the DW used the bunk lock key in the door's deadbolt lock and jammed the mechanism to the point we couldn't get the door open or the key out.
luckily, i was able to get in from the bunk end, since i have the old style snaps and bungees and unlock the door.
i got the door open but we had to replace the entire door latch mechanism.
We've done that as well with key and sent ds though the bed to unlock it. Now we know which key is for the door and the beds because the bed key is bent.
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:50 PM   #20
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How are 2012-2013 Roo owners with the sewed canvas securing the mattresses and folding up the ends?
As I stated in another thread:
When I picked up my 2012 Roo19, they told me to take the matress out of the bunk before folding it up. Once the bunk is folded up, I fold the mattress and slide one end to the far left (front bunk) and the back of the dinette holds it there (I put my cutting board between the corner of the dinette back and the mattress so it doesn't cut the mattress.) It sure makes getting the canvas tucked in a LOT easier. I don't bother with the snaps, either.
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