There are very few applications that silicon is suitable for, especially in the marine industry/ Once silicon is removed, nothing will adhere to that area including a fresh application of silicon. 3M Fast Cure 4200 is a much better product. Even better were the polysulfide based products, but the EPS in all of their infinite wisdom took care of those.
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