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Old 04-30-2014, 05:53 PM   #1
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Water in the window tracks

Still learning our 19. Just how wet should the window tracks be after a day being parked in the rain? How long does it take them to dry completely?

Apparently the widows are designed to let water in? The weep holes are all open...now at least. Last fall the bed got wet because the track overflowed with water. Reace did send me a gutter kit for that window but I did not install it before covering the trailer for the winter. Now its out, in the rain...and I'm just wondering what is normal?
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Old 04-30-2014, 06:07 PM   #2
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What is a gutter kit?
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Old 04-30-2014, 06:36 PM   #3
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My term for a piece of rubber channel designed to be stuck to the side of the trailer above the open side of the window.
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Old 04-30-2014, 07:07 PM   #4
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I have plans to install them all along the roof, to help with rain running down the smooth sides. Water is normal in the windows and the weep holes should allow it to escape.
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Although in my location we haven't had a good rain since Abe's first dog died I sure would like to see pictures of this gutter kit.
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Old 04-30-2014, 07:21 PM   #6
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Although in my location we haven't had a good rain since Abe's first dog died I sure would like to see pictures of this gutter kit.
It is PVC material with VHB tape. Readily available at Camping World. Here it is applied above our kitchen window which is directly under where water comes from the awning.
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Check out #43 here Planned modifications for my 19'
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Old 05-01-2014, 07:04 PM   #8
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Jim,

Does the gutter help? Are you applying it to your new trailer as well?

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I'm hoping to run it along the roof, but it needs to be warmer before I can apply. I have a 100' roll in my garage all ready to run down street side and front and rear, all on top.
Will then apply 2 small pieces awning curbside to front and to rear.
and, yes the gutter helps.
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