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post #218 of Old 09-17-2012
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Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Originally Posted by Martin Basch View Post
I have stanchions that are held down with screws, not thru bolted. Can butyl tape still be used?
The only real condition necessary for butyl tape is that something else is fastening the pieces together - buyl is sticky but not an adhesive. In this case you have that with the screws so I think that will long as you trust the screws. That's not considered a very robust method for fastening stanchions.
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