Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
I've used the 4200 on my C&C 26, and it is leaking again. These are 'flush' mounted portlights, and I was thinking of 1/8 thick 'weather stripping', this time around. The tape idea sounds good, I know I need 'movement', how tight can you go with the tape?
Airborne, as Faster states above, just don't tighten your windows down so tight that you squeeze out all the butyl rubber. This stuff has the consistency of plumber's putty, roughly. It stays workable and flexible forever. I should think it would work in your application.
Maybe someone else out there with windows like yours has tried it successfully. Anyone???
Sailing isn't a matter of life and death. It's much more important than that!