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9one1!

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Due to my wifes stellar spotting skills I managed to rub a tree branch that cut my roof on the edge about a foot from the back of the trailer. It made 4-5 little 1 inch cuts right on the corner of the roof. I brought it to the dealer as we were leaving for a trip and they patched it. They said I need to replace the rubber roof. I don't buy it I think it will be fine if I keep an eye on the area and make sure the patch stays in good condition.

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A little eternabond, and you will be good to go


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Depending on how it looked, I would probably try to cover the tears with Eternabond tape. The stuff is amazing and is available in many different widths. Good luck with your repair.


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LOL!! I agree but when I specifally ask her to watch the tree because it looks close she says you're all set and BANG! I blaming her for this one.

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Can I put the Eternabond tape over the patch?

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But don't blame the wife's spotting skills. The driver bears the responsibility for safety.

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It wasn't your wifes fault OR your's!

Many tree's are just like the trees in the Lord of the Rings...they are angry, plotting and connivingly evil. They hate us "walkers" (the trees call us 'Walkers") and especially our RV's. They will take every opportunity to punch holes in our RV roofs.

Our poor innocent Jayco was attacked a few years ago, and a hole punched in the roof over our 5th wheel bedroom. We added a roof vent to the spot where the hole was.

The RV Park manager cut the limb off the tree, saying that this was the 3rd time the tree did this to unsuspecting campers.

We burned the branch in our campfire and danced around the fire ring with glee! HA HA HA HA!

Stupid tree.


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According to your sig, the roof is only a year old. If the damage is as you say, I think the dealer is trying to get to you.


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NH 2500HD wrote:

Can I put the Eternabond tape over the patch?


If they did not use Eternabond how did they patch it?

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NH 2500HD wrote:

Can I put the Eternabond tape over the patch?


YES Just clean it good.


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