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Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

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I can't find butyl in my area so I will be using 3M4200 in place of it. Wish I could find butyl tape since it would be cheaper if I could buy it in less than the 100 foot roll. Why would I buy a 100 foot roll, when I only need 6 inches? And why would they only sell it that way???????????

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Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Agreed that it is definitely something that is handy to keep on hand. Never know when you might need it, and it's just ideal for so many options.
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Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

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Hamilton Marine sells single rolls of Bed-It Tape
That us good to know as it can be an add on to other orders.

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Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

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I can't find butyl in my area so I will be using 3M4200 in place of it. Wish I could find butyl tape since it would be cheaper if I could buy it in less than the 100 foot roll. Why would I buy a 100 foot roll, when I only need 6 inches? And why would they only sell it that way???????????
Here, ***Buy Bed-It Butyl Tape*** Photo Gallery by Compass Marine How To at pbase.com
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Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

I bought a roll from MainSail last year, wondered the same thing as you are right now.

I can't tell you how glad I am to have a roll hanging around. I've dipped into it so many times for different projects. Guess what, still have a fair amount left for more projects. Like the guy above said, it doesn't wear out.
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Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

MANY Thanks, I now feel confident and competent for the task... And will have to do it ONCE. Excellent info and pictures - I hope I can find other articles as good for the other tasks awaiting me as a new owner...
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Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

+1.
Thanks Mainesail. Ordered your tape, and installed per your instructions last year (after first over-drilling and potting with epoxy).
No leaks.

Why would anyone second guess something that has already been proven in the field?
Two words: El Cheapo.

Not worth the hassle. Just buy the good stuff and follow the detailed instructions, and then Mainesail won't have to answer a bunch of stupid questions online...

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