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Old 03-28-2015, 08:32 AM   #1
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Weight limit of top

I weigh about 200lbs. Would a 25' 2004 Safari's top support me if I needed to get up there to do any maintenance work?
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Old 03-28-2015, 09:06 AM   #2
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Stay on the rivet lines/ribs and you will be ok. Be extra careful around the end caps.
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Old 03-28-2015, 09:10 AM   #3
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You also could take an old piece of carpet and put it on a square of plywood or a board which then put carpet down on the roof to spread out your weight some.
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Old 03-28-2015, 09:11 AM   #4
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I put a painters tarp down and then use a piece of 3/4" plywood about 18" wide and long enough to span two ribs. Makes a pretty good surface to work off of.
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Extreme but safe and effective method,

Http://www.airforums.com/forums/f44/...an-105615.html
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Old 03-28-2015, 09:37 AM   #6
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AWCHIEF, I dont think thats extreme at all. Safe, secure, and not that much trouble to set up. Especially if removing/replacing an ac.
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Perception is everything.
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Old 03-28-2015, 10:03 AM   #8
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I've been up on the roof to replace my air conditioner shroud. As others noted, keep your feet on the rivet lines and you will be fine. I was about 220 at the time I did this and the trailer suffered no ill effects.

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275# and I just worked on the roof. Put 2x4 length across rivets. And it worked fine.
Hardest part is foot and hand placement when mount/dismount of roof.

I would prefer the scaffolding tho but have to rent the scaffolding. Since I can weld I am thinking of building my own specialty fit scaffold.
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Do not get on the roof from either end, only the sides.
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