SailNet Community - View Single Post - resealing "Old style" Lewmar Portlights
View Single Post
post #1 of Old 01-28-2013 Thread Starter
dillybar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 226
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 6
 
resealing "Old style" Lewmar Portlights

I noticed water pooling beneath one of my portlights the other day so I tested the seal with a water hose and it looks to me like that the water is getting past the frame bedding.
My plan is to remove the screws and separate the inner and outer frame sections, then use a thin putty knife to gently separate the outer frame from the hull, clean off the old bedding from the affected parts and re bed with 4800 and re-assemble.
Any tricks or tips before I start from Sailnetters that have done this job?
Thanks in advance , James
dillybar is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome