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Old 10 September 2011, 06:22   #1
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Sikaflex or Silicone

Ok I am goign to put my hatch in to the floor shortly.

But whats the best to seal it up. I will be banging some resin in arround the hole to seal the grp/ply/grp up.

Silicone or Sikaflex?
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Old 10 September 2011, 06:26   #2
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Ok I am goign to put my hatch in to the floor shortly.

But whats the best to seal it up. I will be banging some resin in arround the hole to seal the grp/ply/grp up.

Silicone or Sikaflex?

sikaflex 291 i use all the time
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Old 10 September 2011, 07:21   #3
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Depends, is it for a Ribcraft?
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I'd use a butyl rubber type sealant for a hatch.
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Depends, is it for a Ribcraft?
You're like a dog with a bone
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You can tell when it's blowing up outdoors, I get bored
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You can tell when it's blowing up outdoors, I get bored
Same here, Willk's been suspiciously quiet, it makes me nervous
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Same here, Willk's been suspiciously quiet, it makes me nervous
I was out in it for four long days and a night...

A good fright like that makes me well disposed to all men (and rib brands)

Don't worry, it's wearing off
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I used to be a major Sikkaflex fan, but I find this stuff to be even better. STIXALL, sticks anything to anything, sealing & BONDING.
Comes in a variety of colours as well as crystal clear. Even claims it sticks under water. Doesnt seem to weather/ discolour as bad as white sikkaflex
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