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06-11-2016 01:47 PM
albrazzi
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

One more plug for this product, I have a roll of tape from another source I bought before reading this thread. After less than two years its drying up just a bit toward the edges and wont come off the roll, sticks to the backing and just a PITA. I will renew and buy the right stuff. In that amount of time I have used probably 2/3 of a roll just in routine busy work. Always stored out of the sun inside if that matters.
06-11-2016 01:33 PM
Sailbad
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Wanted to update. Just finished moving my boat from Yorktown VA to Portsmouth NH in two trips. First trip all storms and 2 gales. Nothing i mounted with butyl leaked a single drop. My ports and hatches on the other hand leak pretty good. Thanks again Maine Sail! Michael
04-03-2016 10:55 AM
miatapaul
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

I added a roll to an order for other stuff from Hamilton Marine. I look forward to "having fun" with it. I hope Maine gets a fair amount of money from the sales through Hamilton.
04-02-2016 01:19 PM
Sailbad
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Maine Sail, Thank you. The blocks are permanently "glued" to the deck but im going to mount the hardware according to you instructions. Thanks for the reply and thank you for the well prepared instructions and photos. I feel much better prepared for this job now. We will be splashing on the 13th of april and starting our summer of multiple small trips cruising north for an eventual destination of Rockland maine. Hope to see you on the water as we pass! Michael
04-02-2016 12:53 PM
Maine Sail
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

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Originally Posted by Sailbad View Post
Mainesail, I recieved my order of three rolls last week and I am about to tackle some rebidding. I have read your tutorial twice and have a question. On my pearson 303 the halyard turning blocks, deck organizers and cabin top winches are all mounted on blocks of teak. I have removed all and i am replacing with new bhardware. Im pretty sure the used "The Devils glue" to mount the wood since i cannot make it budge even with great force. Off coarse every bock was siliconed. I have scraped and sanded all the wood. Can i use the method countersink/butyl on the wood blocks as well? Thank you ahead of time for any help. Michael, Charlotte NC
Yes. You will bed the boat side of the block as well as the hardware side..
04-02-2016 10:58 AM
Sailbad
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Mainesail, I recieved my order of three rolls last week and I am about to tackle some rebidding. I have read your tutorial twice and have a question. On my pearson 303 the halyard turning blocks, deck organizers and cabin top winches are all mounted on blocks of teak. I have removed all and i am replacing with new hardware. Im pretty sure the used "The Devils glue" to mount the wood since i cannot make it budge even with great force. Off coarse every bock was siliconed. I have scraped and sanded all the wood. Can i use the method countersink/butyl on the wood blocks as well? Thank you ahead of time for any help. Michael, Charlotte NC
12-21-2015 08:16 AM
Maine Sail
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Depends upon temperature. The colder it is the slower it oozes out.. The consistency does not change (at least if you are using Bed-It Tape) so you could re-tighten a year later if you needed to....
12-21-2015 08:11 AM
regatta
Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Could make those small adjus Also after many days or immediately after first tighten?


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12-21-2015 08:10 AM
Maine Sail
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

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Hello !!
One more question for help about butyl... Tighten the bolts at once or in several times ....who can remove this doubt ?


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Several small tightenings until the butyl stops oozing out. Try not to twist the bolt just the nut.
12-21-2015 06:42 AM
regatta
Re: Bedding Deck Hardware With Butyl Tape

Hello !!
One more question for help about butyl... Tighten the bolts at once or in several times ....who can remove this doubt ?


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