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Freelander 07-09-2015 01:01 PM

Sunseeker 2860DS question
I posted this on another forum also, so I hope no one minds.
Just a quick question, we looked a a Sunseeker 2860DS yesterday. We like the floorplan and layout and just wanted some info from current owners. We noticed the bedroom slide was out a little farther at the bottom than the top (~1/4"), was told that because it was driven from the bottom, it was for a tight closure/seal when closed. I also looked at the FG roof which I like, but noticed the seam/trim on the roof at the edge and wanted to know if this caused puddling or poor drainage.

gmacklem 07-10-2015 10:45 AM

I have never measured, but my past trailers and the Sunseeker slides all looked as if the bottom came out just a little more than the top.

I do believe I get a little ponding on the roof though I haven't checked out the cause. When it has rained over night, I can get up and walk toward the front and I hear water suddenly running off where I have now caused the trailer to lean toward the front. I just got mine used about 2 months ago and have not checked the seams, but plan to do it soon and re-caulk anything that might need it. With a full fiberglass roof, I am not as concerned about a little ponding as long as I keep the Dicor caulking in good shape.

Freelander 07-14-2015 02:02 PM

Thank you, gmacklem. I've post this on two forums and as you can see you're the only one who has given any info.

gmacklem 07-14-2015 02:11 PM

You're welcome. BTW, I washed my RV this weekend and was up on a ladder doing the roof and noticed that the front corners where the roof meets the front fiberglass cap both held water. I had the RV sloped slightly downhill so the water ran toward the front. So I will definitely keep an eye on those seams and make sure they stay well sealed. I think watching for cracks in the sealant and hitting it with the lap seal when needed should prevent water intrusion.

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