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Old 08-18-2016, 06:20 AM   #15
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Ouch! Well it's good that you got your home back. I also was unable to use one of my motorhomes for about 7 months. They kept working on other things that came in as they were regular clients. It seems that they may have had difficulty figuring out your RV what with wanting to keep leaks from happening.

I didn't see any detail of the NEW roof, other than the peel and stick carpet. I assume it has some new material rollered on, after fully cleaning the fiberglass. I need to do that, quick, rains are coming.

What about the brackets that the furniture is going onto. It still looks like the seats are riveted to the roof, and the grill area is not even put back together.

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Old 08-18-2016, 03:01 PM   #16
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Yes I will send pictures about that later. Just had to vent when i put the carpet on and had to look at the unfinished mess including the bad craftsman ship.
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Old 08-18-2016, 10:19 PM   #17
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skydeck roof repair

Peter-
Sorry you are not happy with the cosmetic results- guess it remains to
be seen if any leaking issues were resolved. Not surprised on
Mastertech- Saw them speaking at Quartzsite, and seems they have the
right products, facilities and ideas, but lack time management and
quality control and craftsmanship. Given the level of mechanical
expertise etc at most RV dealers and repair and restoration shops, I
am not surprised. Google Technomadia.com and look at the restoration
work they had done on their old bus by Mastertech. Not great
reviews... Same thing happened to me at Nomad Airstream in NY.
Details really were not up to where they should be for the cost. For
example the table they built for my deck was a great design and the
aluminium work was terrific, but the table top was made from plywood,
covered with an metal edge and laminate top, First time it got wet,
it expanded and wouldn't fit in the holder (under the seat). Bolts
were not even stainless and rusted. Eventually it came apart. I had
the top remade by a cabinet guy in Florida in a corian using the
existing aluminium structure, and now its perfect (although a little
heavier) Good idea and design, just not the best execution by Nomad.
I have other similar issues on some of the other work they did.
I am sure there are some true craftsman out there, but they don't seem
to work in the RV industry- maybe in the Prevost level repair and
restoration shops where money is no object...
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Old 08-20-2016, 07:36 AM   #18
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Yes I guess you right.
So fare with all my RV since 2004 I did not have any pleasant experience service wise even Airstream factory in Jackson center was disappointing.
Beginning of the year I had the horrible experience with an Freightliner Service in Ft. Worth I hope it could only get better. Looks like the RV industry does not care to get it right should start side where everybody can put his positive experience down to get a network of good services established for everybody to use.
I may go back and do it myself at least I know who to blame if it is not done right.
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Old 08-20-2016, 04:07 PM   #19
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As horrible slow as the work I am doing on the Skydeck is, you are right, cannot blame anyone but myself, and since I don't charge myself labor, it's mostly FREE!

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Old 08-27-2016, 05:49 PM   #20
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This are the adapters I had made. Now I can remove the seating brackets without having to reseal everything.
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Here you see the covering going over to the side cover. Does not look pretty but looks like works ok and it is easier to clean out.
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Sink and faucet replaced and reinstalled. Cover straighten and reinstalled. Now I need to find a new gas piston to hold it.
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This are the adapters I had made. Now I can remove the seating brackets without having to reseal everything.
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OK, so where are these? I see the fiberglass roof, and I see bolts sticking up, and a metal thing that is secured to the bolts. So this still needs to be sealed? Or is the thing that is sealed the bolt? You put a plate on the roof that is sealed and you can sit the furniture on that plate that has the bolt sticking up w/o sealing it? If that's what you did that is nice!

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OK, this is the only black pipe I see going thru the roof, is this the photo you are showing? This is the table next to the rail lift on the driver's side.

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Sorry my English is limited.
No nothing need to be sealed. If you look at yours the screw goes from the top through the bracket into the roof.
I had adaptor plates made where the scene sticks up and is sealed to the roof permanent so I can remove the bracket without braking the seal.
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Nuts secure all brackets attached to the roof. This is the small cabinet next the the sink.
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