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Originally Posted by ccriders View Post
Saildork,
Hey I just did this using the Catalina kit. I did not use 4200, but butyl tape instead. So far it has worked just fine. And, the butyl tape is cheap at the local RV store and is very easy to use. No mess whatsoever. Now I have a big tube of 4200 with no place to go.
John
Thanks for your input, John. I called Catalina Direct and they could think of no technical reason for not using butyl tape...a matter of personal preference, really. I'm going to use the butyl tape. I find it easier to work with, and if I have to re-do any of the windows, I find the butyl tape easy enough to remove and reapply. Thanks again.

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