WEATHERPROOF

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WEATHERPROOF

Postby goldgeezer » Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:32 am

HAS ANYONE USED THE RUBBER ROOF ON THERE TEARDROP AND HOW DID IT WORK OUT :thumbsup:
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Re: WEATHERPROOF

Postby jss06 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:09 am

I used liquid roof on mine. So far it is holding up great. It only been a year though.
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Re: WEATHERPROOF

Postby len19070 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:18 am

I've used the sheet good EPDM rubber roof on several of my builds. And know others who have used it with great success.

However...the RV roofing (20 mill) is real junk.

I use the commercial grade EPDM 40-60 mill thick. The stuff is like an Elephant Hide.

It goes on the same way and its available anywhere "Locally" through any GOOD Roofing Supplier. (Not a place like Home Depot or Lowes)

I get mine is through a contractor who was recommended by the supply house. They usually throws away pieces that are just right for us.

What does it cost? About 4 coffees and a box of Donuts.

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Re: WEATHERPROOF

Postby prohandyman » Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:12 am

^^ what he said^^
Used it. Worked out great.34671
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Re: WEATHERPROOF

Postby Redhawk2 » Fri May 31, 2013 4:18 am

Ok how do you install the rubber roofing? I have seen it on e-bay, but I wouldnt know how to use it. Btw I wouldnt trust the e-bay stuff to be 40 to 60 mil.
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Re: WEATHERPROOF

Postby irgod32 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:40 pm

goldgeezer wrote:HAS ANYONE USED THE RUBBER ROOF ON THERE TEARDROP AND HOW DID IT WORK OUT :thumbsup:

I've been sealing the plywood and roof skin with a "green" adhesive sold in most hardware store (Titebond TB GREENCHOICE Fast Grab Frp Adhesive) before I paint the wood. I apply the adhesive with a trowel and let it cure (dry) before I paint. It's a water base adhesive with no odor after it dries. I still cover my tiny trailers with aluminum but I want the wood under to be sealed. I also use the adhesive on all edges of plywood then I paint either with an "OOPS" paint (Odd color paint sold cheap) or with the color paint I want to show. I have used Marine Varnish before but after time it needs to be resealed. This adhesive is very sticky and flexible and is hard to remove off any surface so the thin layer of adhesive along with paint lasts a very long time.
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Re: WEATHERPROOF

Postby CharlieL » Sat Feb 25, 2017 1:28 pm

Look in the foamy section for sealing wood, works weel, cheap and effecrive
Someday I will get off my rump and jump into a build, Thanks folks, for the info. and the things y'all do for one another

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Re: WEATHERPROOF

Postby Woodbutcher » Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:55 pm

Several guys in our group have used rubber roofing with great success. But that was on taller standy type trailers where the roof was not visible. I have not seen it on a teardrop yet. For my 3rd build I used marine vinyl that was UV protected. Still looks great today. It has to be applied with contact cement so you need lots of hands to lay it down. Kind of looks like a vinyl roof on a car.

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