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Old 09-26-2012, 04:26 PM   #1
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weight on roof

I am going to the race at Tallagado next weekend. There are 6 of us going and we parking on the infield. Now my question is, how many of us can get on the roof of my 5th wheel. Is there a weight limit. anyone who been to the races pleaase give me a helping hand on the weight limit.
I have an 32ft TSRL 2011 eagle 5th

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Old 09-26-2012, 05:46 PM   #2
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It's not a good idea- even if the roof can hold the weight.

If you really want to entertain on the roof of your trailer maybe you should consider trading your Jayco in for one of these.


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Old 09-26-2012, 07:14 PM   #3
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Definitely a no-no, unless you don't mind dealing with roof leaks and other damage later. If your 5er came factory equipped with a roof ladder, it is re-enforced enough to support your weight for maintenance, but definitely not designed for entertaining a bunch of folks.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:21 PM   #4
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Hey - I have been there a couple of times and heard a lot of "hey you'all watch this...."....it sure was fun...but I would not let folks on my roof! The first camper we ever looked at was used and had been to 'Dega a couple of times....the owner said "yeah - I let my buddies take it down every year"...after looking at some of the interior damage we RAN!

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Old 09-26-2012, 07:39 PM   #5
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I agree, the Eagle FW roof isn't designed for that kind of load/activity.


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Old 09-26-2012, 07:42 PM   #6
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I would think that the people on the roofs are either clueless or using rental units. Don't do it.
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Old 09-26-2012, 08:22 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by cm11599ps View Post
I would think that the people on the roofs are either clueless or using rental units. Don't do it.
They are clueless. The rental units normally don't even have a ladder, for that and other reasons.
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Old 09-26-2012, 08:43 PM   #8
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I wouldn't want anyone on my roof.

I don't even want on my roof.
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Old 09-28-2012, 06:51 AM   #9
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I don't like the way the roof feels underfoot by myself let alone add other people in the mix.

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Never on my roof. It looks kind of unanamous.

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