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  1. Bedding a plastic framed window with no screws

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi folks, I have a 22' 1984 Laguna, and the windows have been leaking for a while. I tried a patch job with silicon, but as many others have pointed out, there's only one proper way to fix it, and that's removing the windows and rebedding it. I've removed the window and cleaned it up along...
  2. Butyl tape good or bad

    Gear & Maintenance
    I've read mainsails suggestion about bedding hardware with butyl tape. I've been getting mixed reviews at my local boat yard and club. Anyone actually used this stuff for bedding hardware. Thanks
  3. Fall consciousness struggles

    Gear & Maintenance
    Fall is now here for real as the first drops fall over Oakland. With it came the annoying angst about leaks. I'm looking at my companionway hatch and I wonder... I don't know when the frame was last re-bedded. I have not seen any water come out of it yet but I can't stop wondering. My forward...
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