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Old 29 October 2015, 16:40   #1
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SIB repair.

Hi all
I would appreciate a little advice on the following.
Have a slow leak in the air floor of my PVC excel , Just purchased the proper kit to attempt the repair myself , and have a few questions.
What solvents are suitable for cleaning area for patching I understand acetone is one , but would alcohol or white spirit do the job either ?
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Old 29 October 2015, 16:59   #2
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Evenin' Tuskar,

You need MEK, and you need it badly. Any RIB repair outfit or liferaft repair shop will have some. Don't d1ck about with anything less - you'll regret it. I sort my rig with a supply from the lads in Killybegs but they won't be able to ship the stuff - it's nasty!

DO NOT let MEK near good seams on your SIB - the glue will give up the ghost!
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but would alcohol or white spirit do the job either ?
Not a chance.
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Thanks willk , got what you are saying.
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