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Old 04-23-2018, 01:27 PM   #11
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Eternabond tape &/or Dicor, NO SILICONE!
Yeah - I'm aware of no silicone. This stuff was from the factory - or whatever was there was removed and the dealer put some stuff on.

What's weird is this is the "typical" strip I've seen used lots of times to put screws into (and help hold things down) - but unlike what I've seen before, no "hide the screws" strip that snaps in on it.

I'll try to get some pics in the next day or so and post so the "collective" can render an opinion...
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Old 04-23-2018, 04:38 PM   #12
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According to the Keystone brochures the 2016 Bullets have a one piece TPO roof. The TPO roofs are made by Alpha Systems. That said, Dicor is not the best product for a TPO roof. If you have the TPO, you will want to get the Alpha Systems 1010 Non Sag sealant. It can be had on Amazon for the same price as the Dicor-- except the Dicor specifically says "For EPDM and SOME TPO roofs". Why put something that may or may not seal properly (Dicor) when for the same price you can get the roof manufacturer's product? Get the Alpha systems sealant and seal it up. I have the TPO roof so I am speaking from experience. Just my 2 cents.
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Common for end caps to use screw rail and not use screw cover. Some manufacturers will cover the whole thing with Dicor, others just the screw heads and edge of rails.
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Old 04-24-2018, 08:35 AM   #14
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Common for end caps to use screw rail and not use screw cover. Some manufacturers will cover the whole thing with Dicor, others just the screw heads and edge of rails.
Thanks.

This whole incident has brought something up I've thought about a few times. Does anyone else have an "emergency" tarp and some rope to tie it down for instances like this?

I'd always thought I'd go to the local Wally World to get a tarp and some poly rope, but with my luck - things usually seem to happy in a place where that doesn't work so well. You know, "if it weren't for bad luck I'd have no luck at all"...
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Old 04-24-2018, 08:51 AM   #15
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I inspected my roof shortly after I brought our Passport home. Found silicone in right front roof gutter end. I was able to cut a channel out to allow water to drain properly. So, I know someone at the factory used silicone to cover the screw holding the roof gutter end. BTW, the roof looked great every where else. No leaks so far. Although I probably just jinxed myself.
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Old 05-04-2018, 08:39 AM   #16
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Sorry for the delayed reply. Very busy, and limited time to deal with the trailer.

Silicone was used same place MarcS mentioned - at the front of the gutter spout (every one), and even behind the horizontal gutter railing for about 1-2".

The silicone blocked most of the water flow from the gutter spout. So I cut it off, removed most of the "excess", and put Dicor over it all. I KNOW it won't stick for very long (week or two maybe). I only had an hour or two - did the best I could. It'll take hours I'm sure to really clean it up so something else will stick.

Anyway - gutters are now clear, slopped Dicor around a few other areas on the corner that might be suspect. Short but INTENSE rain a couple nights ago. No leaks. Have to keep checking since it might depend on the levelness of the trailer, etc.

But for now - resolved...
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