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 Post subject: Boat seam sealant?
PostPosted: 24 Oct 2010, 13:32 

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Other than coating the whole bottom of the boat,what do you guys use to seal seams in an aluminum boat,,,been chequing out Marine Goop, anyone have any sucess with that product?


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 Post subject: Boat seam sealant?
PostPosted: 24 Oct 2010, 16:03 

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Location: Decatur, AL
On the front V of a old V bottom a few years ago I used gutter seam sealer, it is made for aluminum gutters...worked good.

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 Post subject: Boat seam sealant?
PostPosted: 24 Oct 2010, 17:29 

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Google Gulvit or gulvat or gulvet.



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 Post subject: Boat seam sealant?
PostPosted: 24 Oct 2010, 18:26 
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Location: Gwinnett County Georgia
any pics? If its between the sidewall and hull I would weld it to prevent further splitting. How big and where is it?



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 Post subject: Boat seam sealant?
PostPosted: 24 Oct 2010, 21:02 

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Its not split as far as I know.Its a Durolite aluminum boat (Duroboat) the seams are some kind of ( Enginered joints..)theres leaks here and there, I beleive its the rubber or whatever was used to insure the seal that has somewhat dried out in a few spots. Theres no rivets on this boat just 3 long seams plus the transom thats why I dont want to use Gluvit or any other product along these lines,it would be just a waste,I only want to seal the seams...And no I dont have pics,saw the explanation of how to do it... but thats beyond me ,some day when one of my sons visits me, and hes not in a rush I might get some pics up,,,,Mike


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