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Old 09-26-2012, 07:18 PM   #1
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Standing water on top of camper

Hello all, we've had a pup for years and just upgraded last month to a 17z (Should have done it sooner!). I was wonder if you should be worried about the water on the top of the roof after it rains while the camper is not in use. My driveway has a little bit of a grade to it, so when I saw it today it had quite a bit of water on the roof. I lowered the front and a majority of it ran off, but had a little towards the front seam but not much.

Just want to know if you should leave it tilted like that so the water drains better or does it matter having the water up there. We like having it in the driveway so we can go into it when we want, dont know if it matters it's not level. I understand the fridge may not work when it's not level as well. How should you handle this. Thanks in advance and this is a great forum, alot of good advice!
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:25 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum! I leave mine high in the front so the water will run off the back, and the Jayflights have a crowned roof which helps a bunch too. If I`m going to be running the frig for any reason, I just hit the power tongue jack switch and level her back up to only slightly high in the front.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:39 PM   #3
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I angle mine also.
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:38 PM   #4
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A slight angle is all that is needed to let the water run off and that would not hamper the operation of the fridge.
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Old 09-27-2012, 03:09 AM   #5
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i also tilt ours front up when in storage
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:37 AM   #6
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I store ours (storage lot) noticeably nose-high. When the fridge/AC are running, just enough to get the condensate to run off the back far corner.
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:47 PM   #8
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Thanks everyone, i had it nose-low and majority of it ran off last night but still noticed it puddled up there this morning, i'm going to try it the other way as you guys discribed. I appreciated it and it helps knowing how you guys store yours!
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