"Nubile Southern Sailor"
Join Date: Sep 2013
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Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape
It will "work
" but the questions will be:
For how long?
Will it bleed and continue to bleed when hot?
Will it stain?
Will it remain flexible enough to keep the seal when it is 1/64" thick?
How is it affected by typical cleaning chemicals?
I have tested over 40 brands so know that very few of them can meet my standards. I can't have even hazard a guess as to how that product will perform as there are vast differences in how butyls perform...
Blacks usually have okay stretch performance but are darn messy and tend to bleed longer....
My shipping down there is quite expensive so I would say to try it. You can also re-do easily because unlike a PU sealant is will not be near permanent...
You really have nothing to lose by trying it...
maybe I read wrong do you mean shipping is quite expensive or INEXPENSIVE? jajaja
maybe Ill have to bite the bullet