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Old 08-07-2014, 05:05 PM   #11
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I never even thought of the roof accessories - so the line-X eliminates the need for lap sealant?
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Old 08-07-2014, 10:05 PM   #12
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I have been in construction for many years and in my mind if you do not bond to a clean solid, secure base you are putting armor on a tent. It still will be able to be gouged and punctured by branches and pick up because it is not going directly on a fixed base. Just a thought.
I agree, it's the first thing they taught us in marine coatings - every job is 75% preparation to attain a clean, solid substrate and 25% application. Without the prep you don't get adequate bonding.
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Old 08-08-2014, 12:35 PM   #13
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I have been in construction for many years and in my mind if you do not bond to a clean solid, secure base you are putting armor on a tent. It still will be able to be gouged and punctured by branches and pick up because it is not going directly on a fixed base. Just a thought.
That is what the lifetime warranty is for.
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Buddy, when I read up on that lifetime roof, I seem to remember reading about an annual inspection that had to be accomplished and I think it had to be done by a certified dealer. Do you remember anything like that? I'm wondering if it would be as difficult as getting an annual Redwood inspection and at what cost?
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Old 08-08-2014, 05:22 PM   #15
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Buddy, when I read up on that lifetime roof, I seem to remember reading about an annual inspection that had to be accomplished and I think it had to be done by a certified dealer. Do you remember anything like that? I'm wondering if it would be as difficult as getting an annual Redwood inspection and at what cost?
The Alpha roof isn't working for me. I have this warranty with these people doing the roof and with Good Sams. I don't trust any dealer for Redwood. We decided to handle our maintenance ourselves. Freedom.

The roof guy spends two days on it. The first is prep work with a gray bonding coat. The second is a white finished coat that has a warranty against hail, ect.
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So with the RV Armor, do they also do anything to the slide roofs? Also what about paint, the sides of my roof are painted black.

Just curious.
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So with the RV Armor, do they also do anything to the slide roofs? Also what about paint, the sides of my roof are painted black.

Just curious.
I already have that white stuff on top of the slides and toppers on all three. No need. It is white from side to side. Cap to cap. Watch the video, it shows all they do. I will keep you'll posted. We are out camping two weeks then home for two weeks for now. I carry my pole pruner to clip any limbs that are problems. lol
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I already have that white stuff on top of the slides and toppers on all three. No need. It is white from side to side. Cap to cap. Watch the video, it shows all they do. I will keep you'll posted. We are out camping two weeks then home for two weeks for now. I carry my pole pruner to clip any limbs that are problems. lol
That's funny, I carry my pole pruner with me. I just can't believe that these campgrounds can't see when their trees need to be pruned!
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Watch the video,
The guy really needs to get somebody else to do his video - he sounds like he is talking from a recliner about ready to fall asleep himself
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That's funny, I carry my pole pruner with me. I just can't believe that these campgrounds can't see when their trees need to be pruned!
Why would they when they have us to do it for them! It's like workcamping without the benefits...
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