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Old 01-20-2015, 11:30 AM   #1
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Motorhome frame (metal vs wood)

In addition to Winnebago, what other motorhomes have metal frames with fiberglass roofs?

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Even our 87 Rockwood is a metal frame.
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Originally Posted by bfrances View Post
In addition to Winnebago, what other motorhomes have metal frames with fiberglass roofs?
I assume you are referring to the coach walls and roof truss'. Winnebago uses a steel frame/cage to protect the driver and copilot area. Remaining wall and roof truss' are aluminum.
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Damon uses metal.
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Unless you go way back, you will not find a wood framed motorhome. The roof is another question. Most are either rubber are fiberglass. Rubber is o.k. if taken care off. Fiberglass is better if not out in the southern sun,full time.. Metal framing is the best thing that ever happened to motorhomes.

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