[Public-List] Caulk suggestions?

George Dinwiddie gdinwiddie at alberg30.org
Sun Jun 2 08:58:34 PDT 2013


On 6/1/13 11:44 PM, Jock McClees wrote:
> I now have a Cal 36  vs. an Alberg but I was hoping you could help me with a
> fairly simple question.
> I have just noticed that the caulk around my tiller in the bottom of my
> cockpit is leaking and water is getting down into the sail locker below. I
> plan on digging out the old caulk, but I was wondering what you would
> recommend to put in new? 4200, exterior cauld from Home Depot (probably not)
> or what?

If this is under a metal plate, I would use 5200. You can always heat 
the plate with a propane torch if you need to remove it. The 5200 will 

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