How strong is the roof on a coachbuilt?

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  1. Xan

    Xan Read Only Funster

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    A recent reply in another thread by Hilldweller has me wondering. "Stand on the roof" he says. Is it really possible?

    I'd like to go up to repair the spoiler in from of my heki.
     
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    OK on ours, don't know about yours or your weight for that matter.
     
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    Hi
    I have been up on two of my roofs one of which was a coach built Bessaccar, when I had a solar panel fitted there was 2 of them up there, just stay away from being too near the Heiki edge or other lights, and also it depends on how old your van is re fatigue, but having said that if mine wants cleaning I get up and watch where I stand. Pete :thumb::thumb:
     
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    2003 Swift Suntor 630G

    I'm 15 Stone Max.
     
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    What make and model ,heki ?
     
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    Sorry, I don't understand the question.

    But if you mean the Heki, it's Dometic Heki 2 and the skylight spoiler 1100mm needs refixing.
     
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    Can not see a problem going on the roof, a lot of vans have ladders on the back to get up there. OH often goes on the top of our Hymer to give it a clean. Also at race meetings seen people on top of there's watching the raceing.
     
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    should be okay as long as you stay away from the luton

    if in doubt i would register and go on the swift forum
     
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    See post #4 in this thread :thumb:
     
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