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Old 11-11-2020, 11:44 AM   #1
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Eternabond

After reading past threads and one just this morning, I have a question for those that have used this product. If you cover the vinyl screw cover along the front and rear roof edge along with the side trim with the gutter would it not make it extremely expensive if your roof had to be replaced? I understand rips could be repaired with eternabond but major damage such as that caused by vultures, raccoons, big branches that rip and tear might need a roof replacement with no access to the screws needed to place a new roof on the RV. I understand the Dicor would need to be removed but it seems like a lot more labor would be needed if the Eternabond is used. Has anyone had this happen? I have had to replace the black vinyl insert on slides and roof edge due to UV damage and cracking due to pour UV resistance of the insert.
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Old 11-11-2020, 12:10 PM   #2
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After reading past threads and one just this morning, I have a question for those that have used this product. If you cover the vinyl screw cover along the front and rear roof edge along with the side trim with the gutter would it not make it extremely expensive if your roof had to be replaced? I understand rips could be repaired with eternabond but major damage such as that caused by vultures, raccoons, big branches that rip and tear might need a roof replacement with no access to the screws needed to place a new roof on the RV. I understand the Dicor would need to be removed but it seems like a lot more labor would be needed if the Eternabond is used. Has anyone had this happen? I have had to replace the black vinyl insert on slides and roof edge due to UV damage and cracking due to pour UV resistance of the insert.
If you're already paying to have your entire roof replaced, I would think the labor cost of removing the Eternabond would be pretty minuscule compared to the overall cost.
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Old 11-11-2020, 12:16 PM   #3
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You can remove Eternabond pretty easily with a heat gun, a broad putty knife, and some lacquer thinner or acetone for the residue.

Probably wouldn't take more than a few hours to remove for a roof re-do, so as mentioned already, it would be a small part of the labor cost. Or you could do it yourself before you dropped it off at the repair shop. In that case you wouldn't even need to worry about any residue. The shop would clean everything up before they installed the new roof.
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Old 11-13-2020, 02:12 AM   #4
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Just cut the eternabond peel the white layer off and tape over it. All the sticky gray stuff is exactly what the eternabond primer is.
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