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Old 11-02-2020, 09:57 AM   #1
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Exclamation Need help with my roof raise!!

Hello fellow skoolie members. My name is Bear and I have a 2003 International Blue Bird T444E. I am doing an 18 roof raise and I need help. I have the bus almost ready to start the raise but I need to have someone who has done a roof raise or knows how to do it come out to my house and look at my bus. I will pay for your travel if necessary. I live in central northern Connecticut. Im 25 minutes from Hartford CT and 25 minutes from Springfield MA. I have two welders and all needed tools ready to go now I just need some advise from someone who knows what to do. If you are interested in chatting please feel free to call (413)-328-3761 or email me at bearcrevier@gmail.com. Thanks in advance for your help!!!

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Old 11-02-2020, 05:15 PM   #2
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I don't want to come off as rude but there are plenty of threads here on the topic of roof raising.
I would recommend looking at some, get an idea of what needs to be done and yes, then ask questions.

I myself have done two roof raises, really not that hard but it is labor intensive work for sure.

If you can do simple welding then you can do a roof raise but I would not try it without reading some of the threads here in the forum.

Here is one of my threads, there are many more really good ones here...
https://www.skoolie.net/forums/f10/r...der-24890.html

No "ONE" method is right or wrong, just different ways of skinning the cat.

Whatever route you take, read the posts and get sum freee edumecation !!!
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