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JC2005MaxLite

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EPDM Roof Install Project
« on: December 24, 2016, 08:38:05 AM »
Wife and I just completed new EPDM roof install for our 26' Max-Lite TT. The roofing materials were purchased as a kit from flatroofsolutions.com. Total cost for tools and materials under $1000. As we don't do projects of this caliber often, it took much longer than 60 hours we had estimated.  All high level work tasks were tracked and accounted for 147 actual hours start to finish. A copy of the WBS and lessons learned can be reviewed here.

I will upload pics soon.
 
[Update] Buying a used RV was wife's idea and she contributed a lot a work to complete the install. She also took strategic shots to show removal and installation of key components. Staging area for organizing pics here. Will take me a few days to document them.

For motivation, we obtained two quotes from local RV shops residing in Florida, $5500 and $7000. Using the costs saved by DIY, I was able to purchase a new A/C, 3 electric vents, awning and slide-out topper fabrics. She is pleased with the outcome as we are camping in WDW for Christmas :)
« Last Edit: December 24, 2016, 11:42:39 AM by JC2005MaxLite »

BigLarry

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Re: EPDM Roof Install Project
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2016, 09:50:54 AM »
Excellent documentation.  It should give folks a basic info on the amount of time and work to perform the task.  It certainly lets us know its no simple task.  Thanks for sharing.
Larry and Betty
Bryan, Texas
2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD 4x4 Diesel
2016 Cougar 28RLS

BIG JOE

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Re: EPDM Roof Install Project
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2016, 09:58:00 AM »
Staff: Maybe this DIY Post should be a "Sticky" after the Pic's are up-loaded??
Joe

Tow an 016 29RS "Reflection" 5r w/Trailair pin box...with a 2012 Ford DRW, F-350, 4x4, Loaded de-Blinged Lariat CC, 6.7 Diesel.. Wife & I, Beck & Sheeka the Dogs.. And as of 5-17.. Lizzie, the Kitten in Training.

JC2005MaxLite

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Re: EPDM Roof Install Project
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2016, 10:38:32 AM »
Thanks Larry and Joe,

We wanted to share another real experience with others so they can make an informed decision.

 

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