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I need to seal between the window frames and the superstructure ( you know, the plastic) on my old Birchwood , and would prefer to use the "putty" type of sealant as opposed to mastic. We use a similar stuff in the plumbing game to apply to the underside of sinks. Trouble is, it only comes with a sink.
They supply it on a cellophane backing , usually in about 25mm widths, which would be just right..........about 6 meters of it............but where from ??? Any advice?
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some links for you

pts plumbers merchants,,,, grahams plumbers merchants may have some on a roll maybe try screwfix also
 
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Hi, this 3M product may fit the bill

3M 5313 Butyl Strip Sealant 20mm x 10m

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High strength butyl sealant strip for use in both interior and exterior applications
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Have you tried good old plumbers mate, this works well in bedding wastes ect in sinks
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Back in the 1970s I moored on the Hamble. Along my Pontoon was an American called Dave Cable. He was the M.D. of the 3M Company Europe. I was forever having leak issues with my Toughs Cobra 33. He brought me a tape which I applied to the outside of screen. It worked like magic and didn't look unsightly.
I have no idea what the stuff was called but it looked and felt like insulation tape that an electrician uses but was quite obviously thicker and stronger.
 

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I need to seal between the window frames and the superstructure ( you know, the plastic) on my old Birchwood , and would prefer to use the "putty" type of sealant as opposed to mastic. We use a similar stuff in the plumbing game to apply to the underside of sinks. Trouble is, it only comes with a sink.
They supply it on a cellophane backing , usually in about 25mm widths, which would be just right..........about 6 meters of it............but where from ??? Any advice?
Thanks

Uxbridge Boat Centre
Waterloo road
Uxbridge.

01895 252019

Have bought mastic tape there before myself.

Once you have visited their chandlery, you will return....
 

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Reading Marine Windows.

Hi Brian.
Have a word with the above.
I have used them and been very pleased. Price was good and no leaks.
If you still want to do it yourself, I am sure they will tell you what they use. Sounds like the product you are describing.
Mike
 

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Many thanks to you all............I have plumbers mait but I am not keen on its long term use, we dont use it on sinks anymore, silicone is much better, but sets to a rubber consistancy and doesnt stick too well to anything with flexing. I will trawl the results you have kindly given and therein will lie the product Im sure.
Thanks also to Mike...............my mentor !!
 

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PM me if you get stuck. I have mate who is a window/glass specialist in Staines. Not marine, but he does good work and knows his pane!
 
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