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Old 02-29-2012, 11:18 AM   #11
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Re: Wooden Roof Deck Problems?

The supports under the trex looks like 2x2's..
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Old 02-29-2012, 12:51 PM   #12
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Re: Wooden Roof Deck Problems?

Thanks for the pictures. I really want to build a full length deck on my bus, I'm trying to figure out a way to get some kind of insulation between the roof and the deck. Has anybody stuffed some sort of insulation in there?
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where did u fine them mounts?? metal brackets
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Old 02-29-2012, 06:56 PM   #14
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Re: Wooden Roof Deck Problems?

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The supports under the trex looks like 2x2's..
Nope, 4x.4. The trex is 2x6. The galvanized metal pipe is 1".

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where did u fine them mounts?? metal brackets
They are called Kee Klamps, made in the UK. Kinda pricey. Found at McMaster-Carr. At their site search on "structural framing fittings".
These are the McMaster-Carr part numbers for the fittings I used.
4936T91 Iron Slip-On Structural Framing System Rect Flange W/Closed End
4936T71 Iron Slip-On Structural Framing System Oval Flange
4936T64 Iron Slip-On Structural Framing System Adj 180 Deg Rect Flange
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Old 02-29-2012, 08:49 PM   #15
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Re: Wooden Roof Deck Problems?

Thanks for posting the pictures Sean.

Do you have the 4x4 attached to the bus roof in the center? If so what did you end up doing there? Thanks
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Old 02-29-2012, 09:01 PM   #16
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Do you have the 4x4 attached to the bus roof in the center? If so what did you end up doing there? Thanks
Yes, trex was through-bolted to the roof, down the centerline. The 4x4 supports attached to that using angle brackets.

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Old 03-09-2012, 05:31 AM   #17
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Very cool ideas on the deck... I've worked with trex on customer's homes... It's a little on the heavy side but stands up to weather...
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Re: Wooden Roof Deck Problems?

Thanks for posting up the pictures Sean.
After looking at your pictures I'm going with the bolt through centerline setup like you did. Thanks again.

Not to hijack this thread but.... did you ever do any camping near Lake Mary? I live in Prescott Valley and plan to make a few shake down runs up the mountain and was thinking I saw a ton of dispersed camping down Lake Mary road. Any suggestions?
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Yes, follow signs for Ashurst Lake. Before you get to the developed campground there is a free dispersed camping area. I parked the bus at (35.032603,-111.438599, plug that into Google Maps for the loc) for a while. Nice spot.
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Got it! Thanks.
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