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Dan1954

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Hello,

I have a 26' Sunnybrook. My question is, I am a hefty guy at 280 lbs. Is it safe for me to be up on the roof for maintenance purposes? I am a little leery of that much weight moving around up there.
 

Tom

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The construction page of Sunnybrook's web site shows they use an aluminum cage, but they don't tell you how much weight it can carry on the roof.
 

Gary RV_Wizard

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At 280 I'd say be cautious how/where you set your feet, e.g.  no jumping,  ;D  don't put all your weight on one foot and watch for excessive flex.  In general, though, you should be OK.  Those roofs are actually quite sturdy.

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Lowell

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You might lay down a 4' by 4' piece of 3/4" plywood to spread the load over a wider area.  It would more likely place the weight on more frame sections.
Jake
 

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