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Old 09-18-2017, 01:57 AM   #241
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Here are a couple of pics I took today after I finished. Note, I only taped the areas of my roof that hold standing water after it rains.

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Great job Ben. Looks like you covered up CW's poor fix job. Only one 50' roll? Did you use eternabond' prep?
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Old 09-19-2017, 12:24 AM   #242
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Great job Ben. Looks like you covered up CW's poor fix job. Only one 50' roll? Did you use eternabond' prep?


I washed all the areas with hot soap and water, then rinsed and let dry for a day. I did buy the eternabond prep and started to use it on the back but it was a bit windy and gave up and finished the job without it. Will see how it holds up.

One thing for sure, once you remove the backing on the eternabond tape and lay it down, you're not going to move it if you make a mistake.
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Old 09-20-2017, 12:03 AM   #243
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For all of those who completed the Eternabond Roof repair, how far past the seam did you go down the side 1", 2" ???


Just a little over an inch.
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Old 09-20-2017, 07:17 AM   #244
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Just a little over an inch.
Ok. I was thinking that would seem to be the best compromise between not having too much of the eternabond being seen from a side view of the RV and still providing enough coverage on that side of the seam so as to not have the tape start peeling off over time. That and you'd probably want more of the tape on the roof side anyway as that is where the real problem resides.
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Old 09-20-2017, 12:05 PM   #245
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Eternabond

Since my roof edge is grey, perhaps I should get that color eternabond tape. But I noticed that it doesn't come in 6" only 4". I would need 2 rolls to cover all the way around.
Also, I see different product numbers for roofs. Are they all the same or do we need to get something specific to RVs and not home roofs?
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Old 09-20-2017, 02:27 PM   #246
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For all of those who completed the Eternabond Roof repair, how far past the seam did you go down the side 1", 2" ???

We do not have a painted rig so on the sides I used the 6 inch tape and went over the seam and all the way down around the curved edges of the roof to the top of the gutter. Since both the tape and the roof edges are white you really don't notice the tape (and I'm pretty fussy about this stuff!!) when you view the rig from the ground unless you know to look for it.
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I started on the sides with 3 or 4" of Eternabond and trimed it to fit around the end of the gutter. The tricky part of applying the top piece of eternabond is working your way over the curved ends without large wringles or the tape getting stuck together.

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Old 09-20-2017, 03:12 PM   #248
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We do not have a painted rig so on the sides I used the 6 inch tape and went over the seam and all the way down around the curved edges of the roof to the top of the gutter. Since both the tape and the roof edges are white you really don't notice the tape (and I'm pretty fussy about this stuff!!) when you view the rig from the ground unless you know to look for it.
Agreed. On an RV without the full paint, that is definitely an option. In my case where we have the full paint, I will be trying to do this in a manner that is not observable from street level.
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Oh dear, after the heavy rains here in SoCal looks like I might have this same issue......
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Old 02-15-2019, 09:59 AM   #250
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Did the water get inside or roof delamination? Regardless this is bad, I felt sick when going the work on the roof of our RV, awful experience!
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