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Old 05-28-2024, 10:40 AM   #1
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I am told the roof is soft, and should be repaced on my 2008 Berkshire 390QS.
Any reference of place to provide this service and at what cost.
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Old 05-28-2024, 01:34 PM   #2
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Moved thread from the Forum Administration/ News/ Member Accounts section of the Forum to the Motorhome section's Berkshire sub-forum for better help from other Berkshire owners and factory support and because the post has nothing to do with the Forum Administration/ News/ Member Accounts section.
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I am told the roof is soft, and should be repaced on my 2008 Berkshire 390QS.
Any reference of place to provide this service and at what cost.
Thank you

you should have a full fiberglass roof sitting on top of framing rib trusses. what do they mean it's too soft?

i have a 2013 390bh and the roof is entirely fiberglass. should it have any cracks/leaks it should be a simple fiberglass repair. if not, i'm taking it for flexarmor spray (if i don't upgrade to a newer coach lol)
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Thank you very much. I really appreciate your info.
Ill check for flexarmor, again thanks
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I am told the roof is soft, and should be repaced on my 2008 Berkshire 390QS.
Any reference of place to provide this service and at what cost.
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Who told you that the roof is soft?
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Old 05-29-2024, 09:23 AM   #6
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The roof on the Berkshire even the earlier modes all utilized a Filon pebbled type fiberglass roof. A membrane type EPDM roof is not utilized on the Berkshire, Charleston brands
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Thanks for the info, so i assume the fiberglass roof deck is 1 piece, over trusses.
It seems, my unit had a crack
with the previous owner, and was patched with a membrane, and caulking, but not well done.Suspect that there is humidity between roof and headliner.
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Thanks for the info, so i assume the fiberglass roof deck is 1 piece, over trusses.
It seems, my unit had a crack
with the previous owner, and was patched with a membrane, and caulking, but not well done.Suspect that there is humidity between roof and headliner.
Whomever did the repair should have used a resin cast for the repair. Attached is how the roof is constructed as you can see no EPDM or rubber membrane is used.
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The roof on the Berkshire even the earlier modes all utilized a Filon pebbled type fiberglass roof. A membrane type EPDM roof is not utilized on the Berkshire, Charleston brands
I have a 2008 360QS and my roof is aluminum. I would assume his is as well.
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I have a 2008 360QS and my roof is aluminum. I would assume his is as well.
The person you quoted, is a factory rep.
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The person you quoted, is a factory rep.
I know, and his information is incorrect on at least 1 2008 Berkshire which could make him wrong with the person seeking help.
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I know, and his information is incorrect on at least 1 2008 Berkshire which could make him wrong with the person seeking help.
It has an aluminum frame and backers with a fiberglass outer skin.
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