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#12148741 - 03/20/17 05:37 AM Rub Rail Sealing?
Fisherdad58 Offline
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Registered: 10/28/16
Posts: 155
Loc: Ellis County, Texas
Do you pull everything on the rub rail to reseal or just strip off the old and reseal around it? I've already noticed a couple of spots with water seeping out when wiping down and had to patch it.
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#12148811 - 03/20/17 07:21 AM Re: Rub Rail Sealing? [Re: Fisherdad58]
bestboatshine Offline
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Registered: 02/01/16
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Loc: Zavalla tx 75980
Rub rail is something if you have leaks in I would replace whole thing and check boat out real good for soft spots.
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#12149997 - 03/20/17 07:36 PM Re: Rub Rail Sealing? [Re: Fisherdad58]
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just clean off the old and reseal.

I use the permatex black silicone high heat gasket maker, do it right and the rub rail looks like a part of the cap


Edited by hopalong (03/20/17 07:36 PM)
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#12150261 - 03/20/17 09:26 PM Re: Rub Rail Sealing? [Re: hopalong]
Fisherdad58 Offline
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Registered: 10/28/16
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Loc: Ellis County, Texas
Originally Posted By: hopalong
just clean off the old and reseal.

I use the permatex black silicone high heat gasket maker, do it right and the rub rail looks like a part of the cap


It's not letting any water inside anywhere that I can tell. There may have been a couple spots between the back rub rail and the transom top cap, under the cover between the two, but I already fixed that.
I don't know about that black permatex. I can see me making a real ness on my white boat with that stuff. Permatex is good stuff though.


Telephone Huh? Well howdy neighbor. The folks live in the suburbs of Allens Chapel. I don't get up there nearly often enough though.
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