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Old 07-26-2013, 07:30 AM   #1
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Roof Crack Fix

Well I cleaned up our ntu 2007 1206 last night, and I think I figured out why the previous owner didn't clean the roof. There's a small crack in the front corner of the roof (assuming it's fibreglass). Any recommendations on fixing/sealing? The crack is about 1" long right where the roof turns down on the front of the camper.


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Old 08-10-2013, 09:08 AM   #2
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Well I'm new here myself and just going through all the forums but maybe I can make a suggestion. It seems from my reading that most owners are caulking cracks and seams. If your crack is only 1", I would think that would be the way to go on yours. I don't think you need to do a whole fiberglass repair, but maybe more experienced users might disagree. Anyway, my suggestion would be to use a specific marine caulk by 3M called 5200. That caulk is actually rated for use below the waterline on boats and is really amazing stuff. Back when I used to rebuild old wood boats (ChrisCrafts) we used it and I can tell you that wood will break before the bond will. It's not cheap, something like $20 for a full sized caulk tube, but I think it also comes in smaller tubes as well. Do not get it on your clothes, it will not come out and will not wash out....ever (don't ask how I know this....) Anyway, that's my idea.

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Old 08-12-2013, 08:34 PM   #3
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Look on a website forum called www.popupexplorer.com
Search roof repair on there. Fleetwood/Coleman had an entire decade of plastic/PVC roofs. They have a few permanent ways to fix them. In not sure if use caulking on it though. That would eventually leak and if you didn't catch it, you'd be hosed!

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