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Old 04-15-2012, 11:28 PM   #31
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Ok on another thought.... Got it home friday and set up was piece of cake. We have the canvas material on the sides of the bed ends. It appears we had rain puddle at bottom where the zipper seam is, or at least i think it puddled because the bed which was touching the canvas was soaked.. Any thoughts or has anyone put some type of repellant on the canvas windows?? Thanks in advance
My first thought is that the seams need to seal. The seams need to get wet and expand and letting it sit with your bunks open - but zipped of course in the rain is the best way to do this. Make sure it is completely dry before you button it up again and see how that works.
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We bought an early 12 model off the lot so it has been sitting outside for plenty of rain to seal thread in seams..
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Old 04-16-2012, 12:25 AM   #33
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Are you sure they ever had it open while sitting on the lot? I'd think they'd want to avoid having to dry it before closing it. I vote for seams needing seasoning... (I'm being optimistic) :-)
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:22 AM   #34
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the bed getting wet touching the canvas, could also be from condensation.
did you have the vents open to allow air movement?
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Yes I had both vents open with the maxiiair cover due to the posts I read on here I had them installed... Yes they are all open on the lot for display, anytime I have been by there all there hybrids have been open, day or night. It does not appear this was from condensation due to how wet the bed was. The canvas was also wet on the inside at the bottom seam.
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Well, I think if your have eliminated the obvious ones (seasoning and condensation) than you probably have a leak.

The first thing I would check is the seam with a flashlight and then probably go into the dealers to have it taken care of under warranty.

This will take a couple of people, but at night when its very dark, have someone shine a flashlight at the zipper and seams from the outside. You will be inside the camper and will check for pinholes, tears, and gaps. There may be a defect that you can see to point out to the dealer.

Definitely take it back to the dealer to have them repair.
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That stinks! Definitely get it in to your dealer, and keep us updated on what you find out.
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Old 04-18-2012, 06:25 PM   #38
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We bought a 23ss used 2007 obly been used 10 time has been in storage for 2 years
We did buy a Chevy Silverado Truck to pull it Havent been camping yet, but cant wait Good luck let us know how you like your RORO
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Just got my 21SS, we have a 2011 ford E350 Van and it does great. Four kids makes the Van a necessity.
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Just got my 21SS, we have a 2011 ford E350 Van and it does great. Four kids makes the Van a necessity.
with 4 kids, was there a reason you didn't buy a 3-bed hybrid or a bunkhouse hybrid?
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