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I've been seeing the recent references to sealing using butyl tape. Your photos don't show this layer. When using butyl tape, is there a sealant layer under the tape or does the use of butyl tape obviate the need for any other sealant?
I think some confusion comes from it being called "tape." It's more of a strip of gum-like sealant that is pressed on paper backing. You peel it off the backing as a strip, but it can be manipulated like putty. And as you can see from MaineSails pictures, it is very sticky stuff.
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