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Old 07-23-2016, 12:40 PM   #1
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Roof on my Dolphin 5356

How many people can you have sitting on the roof, considering weight also. Thanks. PS Or should you even do this?
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Old 07-23-2016, 01:23 PM   #2
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Sitting on it none. Caulking, washing and checking it over 2 not so large adults once. All other times one person on the roof.
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Sitting on it none. Caulking, washing and checking it over 2 not so large adults once. All other times one person on the roof.

I would agree with that.


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I had four people on my roof at Daytona infeild but not together. there is not alot of support above the living at the living room area and don't step near the edge it will crack the fiberglass.
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You are walking on a 1/4 inch piece of plywood on a steel square tubing frame. If you look at any of the brochures, you will see it is not framed on 16" centers. The gap to the ceiling inside is filled with foam insulation.
The fiberglass skin on my roof has no load bearing strength, nor will a rubber roof.
Don't take any chairs up there!
As Sandi said, two to do maintenance, one to wash and wax, otherwise stay off of it.....
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Roof is plenty solid enough to walk on, but I would not suggest taking a chair up there. Fibreglass is very thin, but still way better than epdm, dont put any pressure on rolled sides, there is no support under the glass in that area. Very easy to repair with lighweight fibreglass cloth and epoxy resin.
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As far as the strength of the roof, when new. We went on factory tour and they put 18 adults on one sitting a bit off the floor and had us jump up and dc own.

That said it had not spent years cooking under the sun and was close to the ground. I would not put chairs up there personally. You. Also have to Remer the end caps have no support and as others have pointed out the rolled sides are just the fiberglass bent to the side.
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Not to mention the chance of stepping on or tripping over the vent covers etc. and breaking something or falling off the roof.



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