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Old 04-26-2016, 11:36 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by spritz View Post
Hate to do this "But" you should have started with the remodel at the roof and work your way down.
I addressed the roof when I got it. However, being in a multi-year drought meant that I had to guess at where any problems might be. It wasn't until the day 2" of rain fell that I discovered I had issues I didn't expect. I still don't know where the water intrusion is coming from. Either the seams I covered or the legendary invisible holes in the aluminum roof.

I'm going to redo all the seams with Eternabond tape as suggested and apply a rubberized coating to the roof and hope that does it.

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Old 04-26-2016, 12:39 PM   #16
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If it takes that much rain, I'd start with anything sticking up through the roof first. The plastic cracks, and no amount of sealant will stop the water....

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Old 04-26-2016, 12:44 PM   #17
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I bought a used '07 KSDP last April. Didn't do,the best job of inspecting I guess. I paid a whole lot of money for a new roof in Nov. Now I know it is fixed , decks replaced, and should be good for 15-20 years. You can bet your sweet ...... I am taking extra good care of it!
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Old 04-26-2016, 07:47 PM   #18
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If doing the coating do NOT do any tape or anything else.

You scrub the material into cracks and seams with a short cut brush and it wicks into the seams and cracks.
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Old 04-27-2016, 04:49 AM   #19
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Your roof looks just like mine. Thank heavens I have no leaks. I am thinking about removing the luggage racking. Leaks waiting to happen.
You did a nice job on the interior.
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Originally Posted by goodoldjim View Post
May have very small pin size holes in the aluminum roof.
Have a 1983 Georgie Boy that had tiny pin size holes in spots, the
aluminum is very thin, strong soaps and acid rain can cause.
Our first rig was one of those 21 foot white with yellow stripes, Minnie Winnies. It had the aluminum roof which i thought would be a great idea. NOPE,, it wasn't.

It corroded and had tiny pin holes all over. Back then, the white cool seal stuff helped some but i had to keep an eye on things because leaks would eventually show back up. Hopefully a better product has come along to help with sealing roofs these days..

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