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Old 05-04-2011, 03:35 PM   #1
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What kind of coating is this?

I thought fiberglass roofs were smooth; I was on the roof of a Georgetown 350DS which is supposed to have a fiberglass roof, and also a 2004 Gulf Stream 8937, again supposed to have a fiberglass roof.

The roof on both looked like this:
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Is this some sort of coating over the fiberglass so they don't have to paint it or is it not really fiberglass?

Seems like it would be a pain to clean if tree sap or just plain old dirt collects on it.

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Old 05-04-2011, 03:49 PM   #2
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Yes this is fiberglass. It has ridges and yes these do collect dirt, etc. However it is on top and is usually not seen from the ground. I had the same roof on my 95 airstream and never had a problem with it.

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Old 05-04-2011, 04:13 PM   #3
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Great - just making sure it wasn't some sort of hybrid that the manufacturers were claiming was fiberglass, but really wasn't.
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Old 05-24-2011, 07:18 PM   #4
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My 1994 Itasca Suncruiser roof looked just like your photo. It was fiberglass. I think what you see is the texturing in the fiberglass for a more non-slip surface.
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