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FlexArmor and DirecTV question


Howard, like your old 5er, we have a roof mounted DirecTV automatic antenna.  I am wondering how flexarmor handles the cables laying on the roof.  Do they spray over them or are they removed and reinstalled afterwards?  If encapsulated there could be a problem if service was ever need, if reinstalled they would be making a bunch of holes and lap sealant in the brand new roof.  Since you actually crossed this bridge, how was yours done?

 Thanks, Ron



-- Edited by RonC on Friday 15th of March 2019 04:20:39 PM

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Hey Ron, 

I'm struggling to remember exactly how this was done.

First, we had a satellite internet dish at the time the roof was done. When we removed the internet dish and replaced it with the TV dish, we had to re-spray around the new dish base.

I'm pretty sure the cables were removed and then replaced after the roof was sprayed. Then they laid the cables on top of the new roof and used lap sealant every few feet to secure the cables to the roof rather than screwing in brackets.

But that was back in early 2004, and they may do things differently now.



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Gracias!  That makes more sense than using cable routers and nails or screws in a new roof.  Strips of eternabond could also be an effective “wire securing method”.  



-- Edited by RonC on Friday 15th of March 2019 04:58:52 PM

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2017 Durango Gold 381REF, Lambright furniture, MCD shades, morRYDE IS, 8K Disc brakes, GY G114  LR H Tires, 27,320 lbs CGVW

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I’d vote enternabond.

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I have the RV Flex Armor Roof that is about two years old now and Love it. No more leaks or maintenance except for cleaning. My problem is I want to Install some Solar Panels on the roof and don't want to drill any holes for the mounts. I read where some folks are using the 3M VHB tape with good results. has any of this group tried that? TIA

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Tape will work fine. Never seen an RV solar panel by the side of the road.

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LarryW21 wrote:

I’d vote enternabond.


 Yeah ... eternabond is pretty awesome for sure.



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2017 Durango Gold 381REF, Lambright furniture, MCD shades, morRYDE IS, 8K Disc brakes, GY G114  LR H Tires, 27,320 lbs CGVW

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