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Re: Bedding Deadlights w/ Butyl tape, DC795 and Screws
I've never used butyl in combo with DC795... but have had success with straight 795. I do have the deadlights standing off the cabinside surface 1/16 or so, allowing the 795 to create a full contact gasket. I followed it up with a bead around the outside as you described.
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