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Old 02-09-2020, 07:04 PM   #1
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PH top refinish Central America - Maybe Belize?

Hey Gang -

I'm driving down to SA now and my PH top is leaking into the core and draining out where it can. I thought I had this resolved, but I guess not. I have no idea where the water is getting in. Could be multiple locations.

Thinking of hitting up a boat shop maybe as I pass through Belize and have them strip and refinish the gel coat like a boat. Thoughts on that idea? I really need to get it fixed before the real tropics.

Any connections in Central America for this work would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!
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Old 02-09-2020, 09:38 PM   #2
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Contact “Belize” (that’s his username on here). He lives in Belize and may be able to help you out.
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Know if anyone who could help?
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Old 02-10-2020, 07:32 AM   #4
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I recently dealt with a similar issue. My focus was always around the bolts, and I would think I had it fixed it would be back after a heavy rain. After a very close inspection I saw a small bubble of air coming in the right hand corner. This was right where the canvas and roof panels are screwed in.

I remembered when taking the panels down along time ago I noticed that a couple of the screws were a little longer. I didn't see any issue at the time but now realize this had caused a chip in the top. I repaired it with marine RX and it has held all winter, specifically are Oregon January witch has been very wet. I would carefully check the perimeter where the interior roof panels were attached.

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Already in contact with pjpvi. On it!
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Friends had their XP camper repaired at the Old Belize Marina, they had ripped their upper door completely off. Hit us up if you want the contact info.
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