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Old 07-05-2013, 08:39 PM   #1
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Hit a tree?

After parking my Shockwave toyhauler today, I noticed I must have hit a tree sometime in the past week.

I have been camping for over a week just noticed some slight damage to the gutter and the roof membrane for about 10 feet down the passenger side of the trailer. Needless to say, I was disappointed and can't recall where/when the incident occurred. The damage to the gutter was instantly repairable with a small amount of elbow grease. However, I am wondering what I should do to repair the damage to the roof. There are slight (less than an 1/8 inch in size) gashes or tears to the roof in several places. Would caulking alone fix this? What types, brands and applications would you all suggest?

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Old 07-05-2013, 08:46 PM   #2
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Wouldn't use caulking, clean the area with acetone and apply Eternabond tape.
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Old 07-05-2013, 08:55 PM   #3
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If its rubber, eternabond tape should do the trick. You can order online or find at your local RV dealers parts room. Clean the area according to instructions and stick it in. Line up carefully as it sticks well. Good luck.
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Old 07-05-2013, 10:00 PM   #4
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Eternabond. It's not cheap, but it's easy to work with, and worth the $$. Do it ASAP, you don't want water getting in there.
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Old 07-05-2013, 10:52 PM   #5
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Everseal is better and cheaper imo.

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Old 07-05-2013, 10:58 PM   #6
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I would seal the holes with self-leveling Dicor caulking if you cannot get your hands on the Eterabond tape right away. When you do get the tape, you can apply it right over the Dicor, which would also give you two layers of sealing.
You do not want ANY water getting in there.
Hope the repair goes well.
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