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Old 09-19-2015, 08:22 PM   #1
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Add on Gutter to Hurricane!

I can not believe my Hurricane did not have a gutter built in! The A/C water runs down the sides and the black streaks are terrible. My old class C Sunseeker had a gutter!

Anyone add on a gutter system to a class A motorhome?
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Old 09-20-2015, 03:01 PM   #2
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Anyone use this product!?
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Old 09-20-2015, 05:15 PM   #3
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My challenger dosn't have rain gutters either. Would think Thor would have done something.
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Old 09-20-2015, 05:15 PM   #4
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Great idea

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Have you tried it? If so, how well does it work? We have the same problem with our challenger, and it seems like a great idea. I did find out a good wax job cuts down on the streaking, so we get our waxed 2-3 times a year.

if it works
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Old 09-21-2015, 01:03 AM   #5
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I have not tried it yet! It is waiting in my Amazon cart to order. It is a little expensive and received great reviews on Amazon's site, but I wanted to see if anyone on here has used it yet. I value opinions and reviews on here!
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Old 09-21-2015, 09:06 AM   #6
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I had a problem with some leakage on storage doors on a previous 5th wheel. Bought this locally. Easy to put on and it really did the trick. The adhesive was strong and I'm not sure I could have removed it if I had wanted to so make sure you get it in the right spot the first try.
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Old 09-21-2015, 12:42 PM   #7
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I've looked at that gutter material in the store, but haven't tried it yet.

I think I remember a post by FW28Z a while back that he used it on a boat once. (haven't seen him posting here in a while though)

Regardless, my 2 cents - It looks like it could be a bit tricky to get straight over a long run with nothing to guide it against, but I think it'll work great....
Except on my coach, there is so much of the roof line interrupted with the awning attachments (slides and porch awnings). The way its made I don't see a way to get an uninterrupted run down the sides.... So I was thinking of putting it over my rear clearance lights and another couple short pieces inverted over the tail lights, to deflect water from these leaky poorly designed fixtures. Not so sure about the sides of my coach....
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Old 09-21-2015, 02:48 PM   #8
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I used a pencil to draw a straight line across two access doors. Went approximately 10'. Without the line it would definitely be a real pain to keep it straight. With the line it was no problem. Attached photo only shows a small portion. I thought I had a photo of both doors but could not find it. And since I no longer have the 5th wheel I can't run out and take one.
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Old 09-21-2015, 10:37 PM   #9
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I have seen pics online of people attaching it to their roof at the edge of the roof to direct the water along the roof to front or back ends! That ways heavy rains an d A/C water will be diverted from the sides all together!
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Old 09-21-2015, 11:34 PM   #10
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Is this the same thing? Looks like good idea.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...A18HNVN0PRXRI6
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Old 09-21-2015, 11:38 PM   #11
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Same thing but different colour!
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Old 08-28-2016, 06:52 PM   #12
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I just ran across this thread. I used Trim-Lok DRB-25 from Amazon with some rain gutter down spouts by Camco.
My rig, 2014 Hurricane 32A. I placed a strip along the drivers side to the rear of the slide-out, one above both the drivers side window and passenger side window. Also place one short (about 6") piece between the end of the awning and the awning support with a stubby down spout. The water and dirt that is caught by the awning seems to create a big drip line down the side in this area.
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Old 08-28-2016, 08:41 PM   #13
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Has anyone tried adding a drip rail to a Vegas or Axis? The driver side should be no problem but the awning side looks like a real challenge.
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Old 08-28-2016, 10:42 PM   #14
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We just purchased a Thor Hurricane 35C. Where is the low point drain for the fresh water tank?
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Old 08-29-2016, 12:27 AM   #15
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We just purchased a Thor Hurricane 35C. Where is the low point drain for the fresh water tank?
The valve is under the bed and ours drains directly down over the gas tank.
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Old 08-29-2016, 01:18 AM   #16
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Water Tank low point drain for Hurricane 35c

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The valve is under the bed and ours drains directly down over the gas tank.
Thank you so much!
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Old 09-07-2016, 04:36 PM   #17
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2015 Hurricane 27K Gutter System

Is anyone aware of a gutter material that will slide into the channel in the photo? I have this channel that runs the entire length of my RV at the roof line. It appears to be the same type channel they use to fasten some awnings to the top of RV's. I am searching for ideas to stop water from running down the side of the coach, but I am not really excited about using anything that uses double sided tape that will eventually harden and become difficult to remove.

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Old 09-07-2016, 07:24 PM   #18
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Hi,
Could be a simple/cheap fix like this guy did... might give it a try.



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Old 09-07-2016, 07:34 PM   #19
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That isn't a bad idea. I may cut some PVC samples and see how it fits and looks. Thanks for the video!
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