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.

Views: 166

Comment

You need to be a member of Good Old RVs to add comments!

Join Good Old RVs

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

Members

HOW TO MEMBER POSTS

  •         How To Links 

-Search Good Old RV's

-Start a New Group 

-Roof Repair Photos & Products

-Repair an RV Roof

-Pick Roof Sealer   

-Understanding RV Electrical Systems 

-Get RV Insurance   

-What to Look For When Buying a Used RV

-Jack Installs Fuel Injection in his Dodge 

 RV ARTISTS 

 Paige's VintageTrailer Art  

 Paige's VintageTrailerFabric

 Artist Roads                                            Sandy's Stained Glasshttps://www.pinterest.com/pin/552605816752050167/     

                      

COME JOIN US on GOOD OLD RVS

If you love classic and vintage RVs then come Join us. Come on in and have some fun. JOIN HERE NOW

Forum

Fuel Injection 3 Replies

Started by Jack Wasmuth in RV Repair & Maintence. Last reply by Jack Wasmuth on Monday.

DODGE LIFETIME MOTORHOMES 2 Replies

Started by matthew gleason in General Discussion Forum. Last reply by matthew gleason on Monday.

Blog Posts

Wish I was going to be there.

Posted by Bill Russell on June 14, 2019 at 7:17pm — 1 Comment

Noah works pretty good!

Posted by Steve Kaiser on May 22, 2019 at 10:27pm

1968 CANNED HAM 1955 ROYAL SPARTENET 35

Posted by harwood on May 19, 2019 at 8:48am

SPRING HAS SPRUNG - - MAYBE ??

Posted by LARRY AND GRETCHEN SCHROEPFER on April 10, 2019 at 5:14pm

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

JOIN US - COME ON IN!

If you love classic and vintage RVs then come Join us.

 Come on in and have some fun.         JOIN HERE NOW!

 Dedicated to a simpler, more rewarding and fun way of life in a Good Old RV... 

Vintage Travel Trailers, Vintage Campers, Camper Restoration, Bus Conversions, Vintage RV Forums, Old RVs, Tiny Homes, Boondocking

YOUR OWN GORVs T-Shirt!

A work of art by member Paige Bridges

Get your Good Old RVs T-Shirt HERE

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

 Disclaimer - Please Read it

Enjoy this site and use it totally at your own risk.

By using or viewing this site YOU agree to Hold Harmless anyone associated with it including other members. Also, YOU agree that YOU are solely responsible for ANY and ALL actions, results or damages. Members "opinions" are just that and any repair or alteration comments or recommendations are by folks who are not licensed repair  or mechanical professionals. Any repairs or modifications you do totally at YOUR OWN RISK. Use licensed professionals for all work to avoid possible serious injury or damage. Use  banks for purchases.  Have fun!

Copywrite & Trade Mark Registered GoodOldRV© ,GoodOldRVs©, GoodOldRVs.com©,GoodOldRVs.net©,GoodOldRV.Com©

© 2019   Created by Russ Johnson.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service