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Teflon tape for raw water intake
Is OK to use Teflon tape on the thru hull threads for the raw water intake? I removed an old gate valve and will replace it with a ball valve tomorrow. I have an O’Day 27 with a Universal Atomic diesel. The old valve looked like it had Permatex on the threads [black gack]. I believe that Permatex is/was a polysulfide type product. If so could I just use Boat Life Caulk on the threads? Thoughts and experience greatly appreciated.