the rubber is on, a few wrinkles here and there that i can live with. you can see the outlines of the two vent openings from the bathroom and the shower stall. i ran out of money and time to replace them so I'm blocking up the voids with plywood panels and putting the vents in next season.

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Comment by Nick Thegreek on December 17, 2012 at 7:01am

What a beautiful repair! When we got our Class C they previous owner had attached a huge car top carrier onto the roof with screws and no caulking! of course it ruined the roof inside. Outside of removing the carrier and plugging holes and recoating the roof we had to replace the interior ceiling. Did this Luan hardwood which we water sealed the roof side and used Spar varnish on the rest.

Comment by Don Huntley on September 7, 2012 at 9:02pm

Looks terrific!!

Comment by Pat Daly on September 4, 2012 at 8:12am

like the comment about painting yourself into corner with wet glued roof. sounds like something I'd do. 

Comment by Jim Louiselle on September 4, 2012 at 5:42am

I got so wrapped up in this that I only am recalling details from memory, but around $925.00 for materials and about 40 hours of work. I still need to buy two crank out roof vents next season @ probably $45.00 each. I did it all by myself because at the time I had nobody available to help because a lot of this was not on a schedule, but if and when I got home from work and the weather was right or I was not to tired etc. If I do it again, I will take time off from work and line up a helper. If I had done it that way, two people could have done this in four days if working say, six hours a day not including clean up , putting tools away and the rest.

You certainly don't need to be a craftsman to do this, but if you are not handy with tools and don't own any tools, I would find someone who is! depending on what you need to re-build or fabricate, either a band saw or a  jig saw and screw guns are indispensable.

Also, use two ladders at different points on the camper. This allows you to go up and down at more than one place without moving them, and if you knock one over, you can still get down !

And don't ask me how I know this, but you just might paint yourself into a corner with wet roof glue and need a second way out !

Comment by Pat Daly on September 3, 2012 at 9:44pm

Wow, Jim. Super job!!   Can you give our members an idea of how many hours you have into it and how much it cost ... materials wise if you don't mind?  Might help em make some decisions about their own roof repairs/rebuilds



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