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Old 11-02-2014, 07:53 PM   #1
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Walking on the roof

I have a 2010 297bhs. I dug up some specs and looks like I have a 3/8" plywood deck with 4 1/2" trusses under a rubber roof. Sounds like I can walk up there. Your thoughts

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Old 11-02-2014, 08:53 PM   #2
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I walk on mine twice a year......
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Old 11-03-2014, 01:00 AM   #3
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I walk on mine about 8 times a year. Cover- uncover, wash X2, inspect X2, caulk and touch up.
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Old 11-03-2014, 05:55 AM   #4
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I have a 2010 297bhs. I dug up some specs and looks like I have a 3/8" plywood deck with 4 1/2" trusses under a rubber roof. Sounds like I can walk up there. Your thoughts

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Old 11-03-2014, 04:15 PM   #5
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Walk on mine just about every time we go out - it may not be necessary, but I like to sweep off the slides before I retract them
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Old 11-03-2014, 04:26 PM   #6
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I go up quite often to clean and inspect things. I'm 6'4 and 190lbs and it seems to hold the weight fine. I can feel the plywood flexing a little but I am very light footed while up there and always bare feet or socks to avoid punctures and tears from rocks in shoes.
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Old 11-03-2014, 06:14 PM   #7
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... agreeing with SkyBound on the footwear. I asked an RV service technician years ago if there were any concerns with going on the roof. His response was make sure your shoes won't damage the roof and be careful not to fall off.
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Old 11-03-2014, 08:29 PM   #8
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I have always been leary about going on mine I have a 23j. How much weight do these roofs hold?
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When I go on my roof I place a piece of 1/2 plywood where I am standing/working to help distribute my 180lbs evenly.
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