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Old 08-20-2016, 05:23 PM   #1
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Fiberglass roof sealant

We have a 2006 Dolphin 34 ft MH with a fiberglass roof. I recently noticed alot of spider type cracks on top along the sides. I watched a video showing painting on Dicor Fiberglass Acrylic roof coating. Has anyone ever used this product and if so what do you think of it. If not, how did you repair the spider cracks in the fiberglass?
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I talked to Dicore about this last year, they basically said not to worry about it. If I was paranoid about it to apply some of their roof tape on the suspect areas. About $85 a roll. 50Ft I think.
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Old 08-24-2016, 08:50 AM   #3
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We have a 2006 Dolphin 34 ft MH with a fiberglass roof. I recently noticed alot of spider type cracks on top along the sides. I watched a video showing painting on Dicor Fiberglass Acrylic roof coating. Has anyone ever used this product and if so what do you think of it. If not, how did you repair the spider cracks in the fiberglass?
I have noticed the cracks on my Sea Breeze they don't seem to be getting any worse so I am just keeping an eye on them. I make sure to clean the roof a couple of times of year. I also have a couple of small cracks where the ladder attaches to the rear cap, they also are not getting worse. I hope to get a couple of more years out of the motorhome it's been great otherwise!
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Thanks for the info. I decided to go ahead and seal the roof with the Dicor coating. Not sure that it was the right thing to do, only time will. I am pleased with the results and feel better that the spider cracks are sealed from the weather. It took 5 days from start to finish and I have attached a couple pics. Hopefully they will give an idea of the process.Click image for larger version

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Wow really nice looking roof, may have to put it on my list of things to do
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Roof coating

Had the same problem on a Winnebago 3 years ago. I used "Petit" Marine "Easy Poxy" . Just a cleaning of the roof, a light sanding, cut in edges with a brush and apply balance with a roller. Nice hard high gloss finish. still looks great. Material is about $100 per gallon and that did my 36 foot rig
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Not that familiar with the product but am sure probably similar to Dicor. I had to do the same thing, clean, sand and paint. Hope Mine will still look good in 3 years also.
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It is not similar to dicor. It is a marine hard surface deck paint, I have used it for years on boats. It was an excellent product for the fiberglass coach roof. You can find it at any marine store,ie West Marine
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We have a 2006 Dolphin 34 ft MH with a fiberglass roof. I recently noticed alot of spider type cracks on top along the sides. I watched a video showing painting on Dicor Fiberglass Acrylic roof coating. Has anyone ever used this product and if so what do you think of it. If not, how did you repair the spider cracks in the fiberglass?
I have a few spider cracks in mi 2000 Dolphin 5374. I used Ultra-Bond sealing tape and it worked well. Just make certain that the roof is clean as directed. Once the tape is applied, it's pretty permanent so work with as little as possible at a time. Windy days are not good for taping.


I also drilled tiny holes (1/16") at the end of each spider to keep them from chasing further.
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Any experience using flex seal on a leaky fiberglass roof on 21ft toyota dolphin
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Previous owners did. So so. Try using decor lap seal or eterna bond tape.
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