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Old 08-17-2011, 06:33 PM   #15
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I agree with the no's. Silicone should not be used on RV's! It does not adhere nearly as well as products designed for RV sealing. Silicone also leave a stubborn residue that will prevent any other sealant from adhering properly. The residue may only be removed with a specific silicone remover. Dicor lap sealant, either self-leveling or non-sag, is only about $7 a tube, make use of that tube by first locating and mapping out every seam, joint, or screw that should be re-sealed. Clean each location thoroughly and prep with the recommended cleaner for best results. Even Eternabond must be used per preparation instructions for best results.
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Old 08-17-2011, 07:38 PM   #16
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Hit a couple screws on roof with my boot. They could use a touch up with caulk. Got a tube of self leveling stuff the dealer sold me with the camper. Don't want to open it for just 2 screws. Can get by with an open tube of clear silicone or do I have to go self leveling caulk route on rubber roof?
No silicone on the rubber roof. It will damage the rubber membrane. Open up the Dicor self leveling caulk and use that. While you are up on the roof, look REAL CLOSE at all the caulk joints. My guess is that you will find other areas that need to be re-caulked. I have to touch up the caulk at one place or another every year.
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I use GOOP on my numerous (many solar panels) through the roof parts.

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