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Old 07-21-2019, 05:42 PM   #1
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Metal roof

Just installed a metal roof on my camper, all plywood was removed and replaced and any rotted wood on supports were replaced. The a/c and vents are not installed yet. All panels interlocked and folded over the side trim. Now onto the inside 😳
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Old 07-21-2019, 10:33 PM   #2
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Looks great, I miss the metal roof our old camper had, not nearly the maintenance of these rubber ones.
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Looks great, I miss the metal roof our old camper had, not nearly the maintenance of these rubber ones.
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Old 07-22-2019, 10:50 AM   #4
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Nice! That's a lifetime upgrade. They should all be metal or fiberglass. I'd gladly pay more for the upgrade.
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Nice! That's a lifetime upgrade. They should all be metal or fiberglass. I'd gladly pay more for the upgrade.
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Thanks, yeah I didn’t like the rubber roof
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Old 07-22-2019, 01:06 PM   #6
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That looks amazing. Looks like you could do a camper a day (or two)!
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Old 07-22-2019, 02:47 PM   #7
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That looks amazing. Looks like you could do a camper a day (or two)!
Thanks,, not sure about that lol takes time to cut and bend panels
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This is before lol
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Old 07-22-2019, 05:13 PM   #9
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Holy neglect Batman. People stink
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Lol well it doesn’t anymore 👍
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Where did you buy the panels? Did you have to customize the panels?
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Where did you buy the panels? Did you have to customize the panels?
The panels were custom built by me, they started out as flat sheets of painted gavalume bought from a metal building manufacturer. I do sheet metal work for a living so I have the brake in my shop to fabricate everything
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Dang!

Nice roof! I don't remember the last time I saw a metal RV roof.

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Very Nice JOB!!


My only thought is can you sleep in the rain Heaven forbid sleet or hail.
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Very Nice JOB!!


My only thought is can you sleep in the rain Heaven forbid sleet or hail.
One thing I was disappointed in my trailer was how insulated the roof was to sound! I loved listening to the rain in my mom's old Class A. First rainstorm during a camping trip was disappointing!
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Beautiful job,, congrats
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One thing I was disappointed in my trailer was how insulated the roof was to sound! I loved listening to the rain in my mom's old Class A. First rainstorm during a camping trip was disappointing!

If you miss the "pitter patter". Amazon sells CD with all kinds of rain and thunder


Tends to make me crazy......probably a reason for that.
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Hi Cajun Ty
Great, great job ! I appreciate the work for three reasons, I spent 45 years of my life in HVAC, I installed a "snap & lock metal roof on my house, & I'm midstream right now in a roof replacement on our 2008 Grand Junction. I will post a few pictures to see if others are interested.
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