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Old 03-29-2010, 08:14 AM   #1
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Has anyone used Eternabond tape on roof leaks yet? I ordered 50' on Ebay last night as I had a tiny leakage thru my X-139FK AC this winter...also seems a little is coming down thru the front wall. Gonna get up and look and was gonna do the leveling sealant, but Eternabond seems to be a permanent solution and UV protected. It's expensive, but I like the "semi-permanent" feature (climbing up top being NOT my favorite activity!!)

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Old 09-03-2018, 02:19 PM   #2
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I purchased a 2009 16X with a roof that had inunmerable tears and rips in the roof along with cracked caulking. As part of the repair, I patched all or the damaged areas with eternabond before coating with liquid epdm. I also re-seated all the thru-the-roof fixtures and sealed the edges with eternabond. Seems to be holding up well after a year in intense California sun.

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Old 09-04-2018, 09:03 AM   #3
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shaky, thanks for that update -- it is good to know that there is a solution if we run into roof problems. None yet on my 2012 X-139, but it is also parked in the SoCal sun.
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Old 09-04-2018, 09:23 PM   #4
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I have used it to repair a small dime size tear on my roof. Its been 2 years and its holding up great. I am thinking it will last as long as the roof material. Great stuff.

You may want to check the seals around the windows, when I resealed my windows I removed all of the windows. The sealing putty tape used to form the seal around the window frame to the frame of the TT was not making contact in a lot of spots. The only thing keeping the water out was the thin caulking around the window frame on the outside.
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Old 09-10-2018, 08:04 PM   #5
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I used it to tape and seal all the roof seams in our previous trailer that had the old style aluminum roof skin. It worked great.
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Old 09-11-2018, 11:27 AM   #6
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Also check the lights outside on the front slant. Ive read they are a weak spot for water getting in. You could tape over the cutout, & pull wite through a small hole then caulk around light cover once its back on.

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