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Old 12-22-2018, 10:53 PM   #81
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All,


Thanks for the information, there is a 3/4" gap right in the center that I can find nothing in place. Will reseal the entire run down the sides and across the bottom.


Merry Christmas to ALL.


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Old 12-23-2018, 06:35 PM   #82
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OUCH, "caulking for slide leaks"...what an eye opener!

I went to clean out the seam, lots of "black crack stuff" at the junction of the trim and the major slide panel. Once the stuff was cleaned out there were dozens of cracks and areas you could see the trim flex away from the panel. Not sure which one was the culprit so I caulked the entire trim line, upper, rt, lower, left and even the pretty corner "elbow" that were really full of the "black crack stuff".


I'll roll the slide in after Christmas and test it on the rains coming back Thursday.


Thanks for the information!
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Old 12-30-2018, 12:09 PM   #83
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Jamie and Earl,

Thanks for the info and input, as of now the leak from around the trim on the slide is plugged.

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Old 12-30-2018, 01:27 PM   #84
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Good to hear Doc. I am about ready to bite the bullet and pay for covered storage.
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Old 12-30-2018, 01:53 PM   #85
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Earl,

Good luck with the storage arrangement. We plan to downsize in a year or two so I'm toying with getting some kind of storage/cover/carport at the new home site.

Have a Happy New Year!

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Old 01-01-2019, 07:10 PM   #86
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I am so glad this thread was started! I checked the upper side windows at this corner, SMH! They attempted to seal this area, but actually created a funnel for the water to go into this area. The quality control is abysmal. Most of the sealant issues I find are because they didnít take hardly any time to do it right and barely used any sealant. So, I fixed it myself, because warranty work takes forever and numerous times it isnít done right.
Is the photo of the silicone the before or after.... my 24.1 has developed a couple of leaks after 3 years of Pacific NW rains.
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Old 01-01-2019, 11:12 PM   #87
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Access Vegas window leak

I keep mind covered storage today my wife went out to clean it For an upcoming trip and we noticed some bubbles under the driver side window not all that bad but after seeing the pictures on this form really got me concerned
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Old 01-30-2019, 01:11 AM   #88
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I keep mind covered storage today my wife went out to clean it For an upcoming trip and we noticed some bubbles under the driver side window not all that bad but after seeing the pictures on this form really got me concerned
Check underneath your windows to make sure Thor didnt seal the weep holes, as they did on mine.
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Old 01-30-2019, 04:05 AM   #89
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Is the photo of the silicone the before or after.... my 24.1 has developed a couple of leaks after 3 years of Pacific NW rains.


This is the before picture of the lame attempt by someone to prevent a leak.
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Old 03-24-2019, 12:07 AM   #90
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Because our dealer had to order parts and they were also moving to a larger location, we agreed to store our Vegas for the winter and bring her back after they completed their move and we had a thaw. Well after a long winters nap, we drove the RUV to the new location (very nice facility). Sure enough they have now pulled the drivers side window, removed the wall covering and are letting things dry out. So far their service has been very good and they are even calling with updates!

Looking for some advice on what I need to look for to make sure this water/wall damage is one-repaired correctly and two-eliminate the leaks from happening again. Any suggestions from you experienced Axis/Vegas owners would be most appreciative. Thank you in advance
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Old 03-26-2019, 03:41 PM   #91
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Because our dealer had to order parts and they were also moving to a larger location, we agreed to store our Vegas for the winter and bring her back after they completed their move and we had a thaw. Well after a long winters nap, we drove the RUV to the new location (very nice facility). Sure enough they have now pulled the drivers side window, removed the wall covering and are letting things dry out. So far their service has been very good and they are even calling with updates!

Looking for some advice on what I need to look for to make sure this water/wall damage is one-repaired correctly and two-eliminate the leaks from happening again. Any suggestions from you experienced Axis/Vegas owners would be most appreciative. Thank you in advance
3M Marine Adhesive Sealant 5200 Black is my BFF when it comes to sealing up the "leaxis". Almost all of my attached items were either leaking from improper placement, and/or design. Read my posts..., and I haven't even got to use it yet in the 6 months I've owned it....
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Old 03-27-2019, 10:09 AM   #92
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3M Marine Adhesive Sealant 5200 Black is my BFF when it comes to sealing up the "leaxis". Almost all of my attached items were either leaking from improper placement, and/or design. Read my posts..., and I haven't even got to use it yet in the 6 months I've owned it....

Thank you for helping out, will get some of the 3M 5200 and try it out!



PS) I feel your pain as to not using the RUV...we purchased a year ago LAST NOVEMBER & have not used a lot. Our thinking on purchase was;
take a year to outfit & shake down the warranty issues then on retirement hit the road. Well it will be closer to two years but hopefully to be there by the autumn of this year!
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Old 03-27-2019, 06:47 PM   #93
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Window leak, gasket replaced

Lots of leaks

Dealer removed both windows and replaced the "D" shaped gasket. They said the leaks were due to the gasket not being seated all the way around the window. Also had the roof replaced! major leakage. The amber lights above the front also leaked and we had to replace one, gasket crimped, and re-caulk the others.

This was a major yard period, been in dry-dock for 3 months. Sea trials next week.

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Old 08-15-2020, 01:39 PM   #94
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Is this the area everyone is talking about??Attachment 14009
This is actually the water entry point, inside panel was removed, took water hose and effectively water entered from this joint. Very bad design, many problems would have been eliminated with a proper sealing of that area.
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Old 08-15-2020, 01:49 PM   #95
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This is actually the water entry point, inside panel was removed, took water hose and effectively water entered from this joint. Very bad design, many problems would have been eliminated with a proper sealing of that area.


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