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Old 04-02-2016, 09:40 AM   #11
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Dicor self-leveling for roof cutouts or the equivalent. (You can check rubber roof manufacturer's site to see if they have brand suggestions.)

Do not use household caulks on your camper.
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Old 04-02-2016, 09:51 AM   #12
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Dicor self-leveling for roof cutouts or the equivalent. (You can check rubber roof manufacturer's site to see if they have brand suggestions.)

Do not use household caulks on your camper.
What about for the roof edges?
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Old 04-02-2016, 10:43 AM   #13
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I have only had one RV in which I was hesitant to be on the roof. That was my first pop-up tent trailer. Even if your roof is made of the 2X2 construction, it will still support your weight.
As the overall theme of what many people are saying; be careful, your roof is not a trampoline.
Wherever your neighbor got his/her information, perhaps a friendly talk with them is in order. Sit back and think of this in a logical common sense situation.
People take RV's of all sorts and makes to repair shops all the time to have vents replace, air conditioners serviced, ladders installed, etc. and so on. Some of these jobs require more than one person getting on the roof and an RV at a time. Or do you think the RV industry installed all the roof items on your RV when it was built by suspending their installers by wires above the RV? How do you think all the original caulking got put on and inspected when the RV was built?

Just be careful and take steps to spread your weight. It will be fine.
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Old 04-02-2016, 02:20 PM   #14
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Don't know if you have this for reference.


http://www.jayco.com/files/downloads...ilename_59.pdf
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Old 04-03-2016, 05:02 PM   #15
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Just going to put my $0.02 in here. I'm new to TT's and own a 154BH (just picked it up on Friday actually). I was up there checking the "rubber roof" out myself during the PDI. I was actually on a ladder leaning on it with my arms, so not really on it.

The dealer mentioned about making sure if you ever scrape a tree to stop and immediately check the rubber roof out. He said if there's a tear to bring it in for service or you could get water damage.

I'd more likely use this stuff to seal it: https://sugru.com/

I've used it for EVERYTHING. A buddy of mine wore a tool in his pocket that ripped his leather seats in his BMW when he sat down on it. The BMW dealer quoted him some insane amount of money ($600+) to repair the seat. We bought black Sugru (they sell it at Target now) and sealed the tear in the black leather seat with it. It looks awesome and it flexes perfectly with the leather when you sit on it.

I've used it to embed magnets in it and mount things to my walls at home. I plan on doing it in my camper on the walls so I can mount a few tablets for viewing "shows." I say shows because we don't watch TV any more, though they make adapters for tablets that you can plug in an OTA (over the air) antenna coaxial cable and watch/record HDTV signals.

If you have a tear - I'd try Sugru, it's dead simple to work with.

Watch the videos on their website and you'll start to get some crazy ideas of things you can do with it.
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On the 2016 models I believe they use a Dicor Diflex II TPO rubber roof membrane.


I'm not sure what material is used on your 2010 model. Best to check with Jayco for what type it is and buy the correct caulking based on what they tell you.
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The Sugru stuff looks interesting, but I think most people would grab a roll of Durabond to fix a nick or rip in the rubber roof. Highly recommended to use the cleaner first, and then nothing is going to get this stuff off.


There are a couple of really good threads on here about Durabond, you can use it as a seam sealer over old Dicor if you want as well. Just get a roll wide enough to bridge over (comes in 3 widths).
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his is good stuff also.


EternaBond RoofSeal WHITE Repair Tape, 2 in. x 50 ft. Roll
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Lucknick1; No problem to walk on Jayco roofs, but be careful, do not twist shoes. It is better to use soft shoes. If the self levelling dicor has cracks you have to seal it again.
Clean the area you are sealing and blowout the cracks with air.
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Just going to put my $0.02 in here. I'm new to TT's and own a 154BH (just picked it up on Friday actually). I was up there checking the "rubber roof" out myself during the PDI. I was actually on a ladder leaning on it with my arms, so not really on it.

The dealer mentioned about making sure if you ever scrape a tree to stop and immediately check the rubber roof out. He said if there's a tear to bring it in for service or you could get water damage.

I'd more likely use this stuff to seal it: https://sugru.com/

I've used it for EVERYTHING. A buddy of mine wore a tool in his pocket that ripped his leather seats in his BMW when he sat down on it. The BMW dealer quoted him some insane amount of money ($600+) to repair the seat. We bought black Sugru (they sell it at Target now) and sealed the tear in the black leather seat with it. It looks awesome and it flexes perfectly with the leather when you sit on it.

I've used it to embed magnets in it and mount things to my walls at home. I plan on doing it in my camper on the walls so I can mount a few tablets for viewing "shows." I say shows because we don't watch TV any more, though they make adapters for tablets that you can plug in an OTA (over the air) antenna coaxial cable and watch/record HDTV signals.

If you have a tear - I'd try Sugru, it's dead simple to work with.

Watch the videos on their website and you'll start to get some crazy ideas of things you can do with it.
I took a quick look at the link and while it looks pretty cool I don't think I'd use it when the are tried and true products out there designed for this specific task. If that stuff has any petroleum products in It the result can be damage to the roof.

Rubber roofs are amazing but they are temperamental.

Enjoy your new camper.
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