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Old 02-20-2019, 07:31 AM   #1
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We have a 2014 Voltage 3895. Noticed a couple of months ago that main slide was scraping the kitchen soffited area when being brought in. After meauring there is a difference of almost 2 inches in the middle of the ceiling in the kitchen/living area. Been in the shop for a while now. The whole roof was taken off to reveal 8 broken trusses. They are being rebuilt and trailer should be done in two weeks. we do not have parties on top of the trailer. No dancing. We do not even go up to check on it I am curious firstly to know if someone has something similar to this happen to you, and your thoughts on what could have happened.
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Old 02-20-2019, 07:13 PM   #2
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2014 was during the great recession. Voltages were built below minimum materials, but the company managed to stay in business when others failed.
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Old 02-20-2019, 08:24 PM   #3
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I'm guessing something fell on the roof. Probably happened at the factory or in transit and with no visible damage it went unnoticed.
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Old 02-22-2019, 06:33 PM   #4
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Old 02-22-2019, 07:30 PM   #5
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I do but donít know how to post them!
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Wow! What size is that wood? One by two?????


Is yours supposed to be walk-able roof? I imagine not. That really sucks! Hope you get to enjoy it again soon!


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WOW! That's a mess... looks like one of them had a knot in it and just fell off but the rest???

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Ouch, that's scary to look at. My guess is a AC was dropped on it during build or if you bought it used, replacement. Hate to guess what that will cost for repair. Good luck.
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We bought it new. We dont make a habit of getting on the top although we are supposed to be able too. We were told between 6-10 thousand to fix.
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