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post #142 of Old 10-16-2011
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Butyl does need to be in compression to be effective.

A good idea would be to form a glass riser where the chainplate emerges through the deck - it will avoid water pooling around the chainplate. You can put a plate on if you wish. The link below explains - scroll down a bit.

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