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Old 10-14-2016, 01:36 PM   #1
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One Piece Roof on 2017+?

I saw a brief mention in another post that stated the 2017+ Airstreams are using a one piece roof cap. Does anyone have any details on this? I'd like to know more about this, especially with the raised section running down the roof for the 2015+ ducted air system.

Our 2014 Flying Cloud does have a seam down the length front to back on the roof, on the awning side, maybe 12" in from the awning rail. No big deal if maintained, however, it does take a lot of caulk and has a bunch of rivets. I've treated all the roof rivets twice now in 3 years with Captain Tolly's, but fewer holes on the roof is always good. And of course, there are rivet lines at the roof/end cap joints on both ends.

Anyway, just curious, and inquiring minds want to know if anyone has any details. Besides, maybe we can avoid a tow vehicle debate in this thread.
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Old 10-14-2016, 08:48 PM   #2
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Based on the pictures of the newest 2017 units on Colonial's website, the 2017 roofline is unchanged from 2015/2016 ducted air units. Joe

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