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RE: [campernicholson] Portlight Sealant

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  • David Price
    Hi Denece Many thanks for the advice regarding the Sika tape – sounds like the stuff to use. The chandlery here doesn’t know of it so we will Google it
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 26, 2005
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      Hi Denece
      Many thanks for the advice regarding the Sika tape � sounds like the stuff
      to use. The chandlery here doesn�t know of it so we will Google it and see
      what we come up with.
      Regards
      David Price

      >From: "Denece Vincent" <bluepearl@...>
      >Reply-To: campernicholson@yahoogroups.com
      >To: campernicholson@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: RE: [campernicholson] Portlight Sealant
      >Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2005 08:58:06 -0400
      >
      >We used a "tape" product. Sort of like used chewing gum sandwiched between
      >two strips of heavy waxed paper. The first we bought was called Sika Tape,
      >but the next time we needed it it came from another company. Over 10 years
      >now and we just have to remember to keep the screws tightened since the
      >boat does 'work' in heavy conditions.
      >
      >Denece
      >
      >
      > > [Original Message]
      > > From: David Price <natian35@...>
      > > To: <campernicholson@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Date: 10/21/2005 11:27:23 AM
      > > Subject: [campernicholson] Portlight Sealant
      > >
      > > I know this has come up before but material specs do change�� I
      >re-bedded
      > > our portlights on Natian (35/149) using Sikkaflex about four years ago
      >and
      > > they have been watertight until this year, following a summer cruise
      >from
      >UK
      > > to E coast of Spain. It seems the extreme temperatures from the sun
      >have
      > > taken their toll and we have some leaks again. I can�t decide whether
      >it
      > > would be better to use Sikkaflex as before or try a high quality, heavy
      > > density silicone. Does anyone have some experience to share?
      > >
      > > David Price
      > >
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