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Old 04-27-2007, 03:41 PM   #1
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Hi to all. I have just started compounding my 86 Exella. I am 5'7'' and 165 lbs. Will the roof support my weight? It is almost impossible to do the roof compounding from a scaffold at my height.
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Old 04-27-2007, 04:18 PM   #2
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yep, no problem. just keep your weight on the rivet lines. the main bows are plenty strong enough. DON'T step on the end caps...they won't hold you.
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Thank You for your reply Chuck. It is a relief off my mind;and I truly mean that.

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Hi to all. I have just started compounding my 86 Exella. I am 5'7'' and 165 lbs. Will the roof support my weight? It is almost impossible to do the roof compounding from a scaffold at my height.
Like Chuck said, stay away from the endcaps...other than that I wouldn't worry too much. Also wear a good non slip soled shoe like a Topsider. I weigh close to 200# and get around on mine just fine with no problems.

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... I weigh close to 200# and get around on mine just fine with no problems.

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and I weigh even more than that. how much, I ain't sayin.
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Does anyone know about installing a new Roof Mount Air Cond. on 1964 Bambi II ??

Do you have to do any special roof bracing or can you install it as usual in the roof vent area?

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