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Old 07-12-2011, 06:35 PM   #15
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Hi all,
I agree that a simple awning calk job is a "quick fix" but a new leak at the beginning of rainy season calls for a "quick fix" like nothing else I can think of right now. Any suggestions?... Looks like a thin bead (after cleaning) needs to be done above track and seal what effectively works as a tiny gutter then I need to scrape and seal each rivet like it see has been done before in the tract itself. What am I missing? Thanks in advance for any advice!
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Old 07-12-2011, 07:11 PM   #16
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Old 07-15-2011, 02:12 PM   #17
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I'm watching a thunderhead build to the south of me, finished with the cleaning and handy work with a 1/2 tube of TremPro 635. I think this might just work. I'll do a real repair when I redo the awnings themselves. Thanks a million all!
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Melody Ranch and Andy both are correct... As Andy said take a slow methodical approach to diagnosing your problem so that you know exactly where, and to what extent, your issue(s) is/are and can then deal with them correctly as Melody Ranch explained. You want, as we all do, a clean & dry interior environment for everyone who comes inside to enjoy.
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Not drip,drip,drip. Now more of a drip...... moisture.......drip........moisture. Pulling out the tarp again! Is pulling your hair out normal when you get your first older AS??!!!
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Is pulling your hair out normal when you get your first older AS??!!!
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I sat in my trailer during a month of thunderstorms on a farmer's milk stool with a poacher's light, mapping leaks. I found and fixed 11 leaks from the entry door to the front of the side window that's directly in front of the entry door. That's a relatively small space.

There were other leaks, but the prolific leaks were near the entry door. The hardest one to find, was a outside skin lap corner. I had to remove the inside skin and insulation to find and fix that one. I found that one during a thunderstorm about midnight one night.

The last belly pan leak was the step release slot. That one leaked a LOT, and I couldn't fix it. I ended up creating screened drain holes in the belly pan as a way for the water to drain out.
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