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Old 10-16-2018, 08:06 PM   #1
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Hi All!
We purchased a 2015 28BHBE about a month ago. It was a private sale. Previous owner was a great guy and took immaculate care of it.
Took it camping last weekend to give'er a go before we winterized her. Everything about it was fantastic, still smells new inside.
We dropped it off at our storage place that does repairs as well. They winterized her and called to tell us they found two small holes on the roof. Suggested replacing the roof based on where they were located. Asked immediately if it was insured and suggested we put in a claim as the new roof will be around 5K.
Went up on the roof to take a look myself and it is almost laughable. The two "holes" and so small I could barely find them.
So, what I need to know is, why can't we just fix this problem with eternabond? Am I missing something? There is no visible damage anywhere inside the camper. Is this guy just trying to make a buck off us? Sure feels like it. Any advice is much appreciated!
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Old 10-16-2018, 08:18 PM   #2
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Eternabond will work fine for those holes. That one near the edge may take some effort to get it applied correctly. But, it can be done.
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Old 10-16-2018, 08:31 PM   #3
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Thank you so much!
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Old 10-16-2018, 08:40 PM   #4
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Yes Eternabond will do the trick. Your repair guy is full of...... Had a small hole in mine as well,.fixed with Eternabond.

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f...oof-60497.html
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Old 10-16-2018, 08:41 PM   #5
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I may take your RV someplace else, they are trying to rip you off. That type of "damage" is not unusual, it's why your suppose to inspect the roof at least twice a year. Eternabond tape will work fine. Also while doing the repair check all the dicor to make sure none of it has cracked.

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Old 10-17-2018, 08:27 AM   #6
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On something that small even a dollop of dicor would work well
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Thanks very much everybody! So happy to be a part of this group!
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Old 10-17-2018, 10:33 AM   #8
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Old 10-17-2018, 12:32 PM   #9
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Please post the location of that "repair" guy. You don't need to post the name, but the location may let people know. Have you asked the guy about dicor or eternabond? I am curious what he would say. If he thinks you don't know anything, he may be trying to scam you (and others). I would almost want to let him try and do insurance fraud just to catch him in the act and stop him from doing this in the future (or present).
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And I second finding another place to store or have any work done on the RV. Seriously, $5K to replace a roof based on having two small "holes". Incredible!
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