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Old 10-08-2016, 07:51 PM   #1
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Ultralite TT with roof rated for walking on?

DW and I are looking at buying our first TT and want to get one that is well made and will last given the cost. We have a Ford F150XLT w/ 5.0L V8 and full towing package.

So far the only brand of ultalite TT that advertises that their roof is walk on rated and will even ship it with a ladder installed is Winnebego. We are looking at something of a size like the Minnie...about 25-30 ft with weight below about 5600 lb.

Does anyone know of any other brands of ultalite TT where you can order it with a ladder installed and its advertised as being ok to walk on the roof?

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Old 10-08-2016, 08:11 PM   #2
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Old 10-08-2016, 10:17 PM   #3
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Jayco Jay Feathers have several models. We have a 23RBM, has a ladder and dry weight under 5,000 pounds.
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Old 10-09-2016, 07:36 AM   #4
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Old 10-10-2016, 04:46 PM   #5
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NEXT QUESTION.. at what Weight is the walk on roof rated... 125.... 300 pounds????
ASK them First.

Ultralites are Light for a reason.

lightest materials .. less mass, thinner supports.

I so disliked my "LITE". materials, feel, noise, comfort.
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Old 10-10-2016, 05:05 PM   #6
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Jayco's jay feather brochure say's they stacked 4500 lbs. on the roof truss system. Not sure how it was done.

When I walk on mine I can feel some give in the plywood between the trusses. 170lbs.
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Old 10-10-2016, 06:59 PM   #7
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The Cougar Xlite I had came with a factory ladder and I was on the roof several times. It felt very solid and I go about 210....
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i have an outback ultra lite with an attached ladder, can walk on the roof.

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If it comes with a ladder attached, it's made to get up on the roof

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