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Old 30 May 2005, 11:29   #1
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console fixing

I'm building a new console for my searider 5.4 could someone give me advice on the method of fixing/sealing to the deck. The flange is going to be on the inside. Would I use s/s self tappers and what to use to seal holes and base.
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Old 30 May 2005, 11:37   #2
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You can use two methods.

Self tappers and polyurathane sealant, which will give you a strong and sealed yet removable in the future fixing.

Or self tappers and resin, which will give you the same only a lot harder to remove should you ever decide to change or move its position inthe future.

I used the first method on my old RIB for both the console, seat and bottle rack and never had any problems.
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Old 30 May 2005, 17:19   #3
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Fixing?

See my other thread about removing sikaflex!

Self tappers at about 8" spacing and the flange set down on Sikaflex will provide a very secure fixing. A bit tricky to remove though.
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