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Old 04-02-2011, 12:01 PM   #11
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I used Eternabond on my roof. I have half my seals covered in the tape, and plan on getting the other half done this year.
Has anyone done this... or even read about folks on other rv forums who have done this? Does it actually work well and how long does it extend the life of the seals for? Sounds like a good idea. Thanks
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Old 04-02-2011, 12:34 PM   #12
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I have read about the use of Eternabond on several other RV sites. Most say it is flexable and very strong. Once applied, you will never get it off and will last forever (that's the claim).
Some people remove the old caulk first and some just apply the Eternabond tape over the old caulk. I'm about ready to order some soon.
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Old 04-02-2011, 12:39 PM   #13
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I'm guessing that if the seals are still like new, putting the eternal bond over them would be fine? I suppose it would be imperative to make sure the sides of the tape adhere so then water won't still seep under. I like this idea if it extends the life of the "seals" for many more years, especially if it means we won't have to scrape and recaulk!
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Old 04-29-2011, 11:25 PM   #14
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Eternabond? YES!

I just replaced my skylight on my '07 Octane Toy Hauler three months ago and used eternabond by itself to seal it in, no lap sealant. The skylight was literally broken apart at every one of the 28 screw holes! The factory installed the light over very thick putty tape, so when they pulled the screws down tight, I am sure they fractures the area around the screw holes right then. I continued the use of Eternabond on every seam I have and around the vents. The only place i use Dicor is around the luggage rail posts since they are just small round dabs.

Eternabond is THE best that I know of. I use it on roof panel seams of new aluminum patios I build and repair and NEVER have to go back to fix leaks.

4"x100' roll is $95.00.
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Old 04-30-2011, 09:01 AM   #15
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16 years ago I had my home built, I had the contractor use 40 year guarantee caulk on the aluminum siding butt ends. Today its all cracked I wish I had a tube of it so I could see who made it to get it replaced under the guarantee. So if your going to buy this tape keep a package so you can get it replaced under the guarantee.
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Old 05-02-2011, 09:17 PM   #16
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This is an interesting video showing the use of Eternabond on an rv roof. Looks like the ticket to me.
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My question is how do you get it off to make a repair?
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16 years ago I had my home built, I had the contractor use 40 year guarantee caulk on the aluminum siding butt ends. Today its all cracked I wish I had a tube of it so I could see who made it to get it replaced under the guarantee. So if your going to buy this tape keep a package so you can get it replaced under the guarantee.
Also keep the receipt.
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