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Re: Rebedding chainplates

Originally Posted by James757 View Post
Will any butyl tape work or is there a marine version that should be used. Sorry for the question, but I do not want to pick up the tape from Home Depot only to find out it failed because I have the wrong kind.
Originally Posted by Tim R. View Post
Well any will work for a while, but most "home depot" or "RV" parts places does not seem to last long. Since this is not a job you want to do often then I think it makes a lot of sense to do it once and do it right. Maine Sail's stuff is known to be a good and not that much more than the cheap stuff. So it does not really makes sense to use anything else. Plus you help support one of the best do it yourself and objective testing sites out there. (it is not like he is going to retire off of the stuff though)
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