Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 11-10-2012, 07:25 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: California
Posts: 760
Yeah, love BRC, been many years.

Always took my '77 GMC (26' class A) only used the gen-set and
roof top air a little but had no problems.

Just got a 2006 Monaco 41' and am not sure how much abuse
I want to give it on the Playa.

I would be concerned about the clear-coat finish, but will likely take
it anyway.

Tell us more about the 10 gallons of paint you applied, is this for the roof only?
What kind of coach do you have?


My brother rented a big coach out of Las Vegas, told him where he was
headed and they had no issues with it. Spent 5/6 hours cleaning it
before dropping it back off.




Quote:
Originally Posted by Gregmaz View Post
I' ve been 6 times, and this time I am doing it proper with an RV for the family. No really worried about getting it dirty, just hot. Hence the concern about keeping my AC running throughout dust storms which could clog or fry it all up.
My thinking was to block one side of the shroud (the one exposed the wind) and put mesh on the other side, but so far I ve been advised against heat trapping.
Any other idea?
Just for info I ve coated the coach with about 10 gallons of elastomeric paint.
__________________

__________________
2006 Monaco Diplomat Atrium model, 41'
Cummins ISL-400HP CM850
bukzin is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 11-14-2012, 11:34 AM   #16
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 22
I used elastomeric paint, bought 2 x 5 gal. of elastomeric paint at walmart for $65 ea. because I painted the whole rig (81 Winn. Brave class A) for best insulation and sealing (the usual roof leaks and side panel joints cracks).
That stuff does wonders against sun mirroring effect, when the rays of the sun make surfaces scorching to the touch and the heat gets transfered inside the vehicle, but also against cold and water penetration.
It is the 3rd car I did it on, without primer or scratching the surface, just a mild bleach rinse prior. For the two previous cars I did the roof only and it stays on no prob.
This insulation effect works proportionally to the thickness of the paint. Therefore the first coat will be generous and the hardest to apply, then 8 others coats on top is no luxury. Be carefully to mask the rest of the rig but it is fairly easy to remove any drops or even fully dried paint afterwards.
On this old thing, I painted everything. This year at BM the weather was clement, I used the AC once and it was too chilly on max cold. my windows on 3 sides were covered on the outside with aluminum foil bubble wrap.
__________________

__________________
Gregmaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.