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Old 04-23-2015, 01:38 PM   #1
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Will magnet stick to fiberglass???

Really dumb question. I am wondering if a magnet would stick to fiberglass? I am looking to get some dripedge, and put a magnet behind it and stick this on the bottom of each side of my slide.. To prevent water from going up underneath the slide when it rains. I can not perminetly install this as there is no room at all to pull the slide in with a bottom drip edge.. so i wanted to design one that i can add and remove at will... any ideas? this possible?
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Old 04-23-2015, 01:47 PM   #2
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No, a magnet will not stick to fiberglass. Try suction cups.
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In a word, NO. You can however, attach small pieces of sheet metal to the surface or maybe even from behind, and then use your magnets.
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No, a magnet will not stick to fiberglass. Try suction cups.
Or, a 2lb'er
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Old 04-23-2015, 02:10 PM   #5
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it was a good thought... seemed like a halfway decent project to stop any water from getting under the slide... I am gonna just order some more darco tape from primetime and just patch it up some..im sure darco tape will stick right over the fraying tape... if i have to do that every month then so be it... Like i said, i have slide topper that sticks out couple inches off each side so that keeps some rain off and plus when slide is open on weekends its parked under a tree... that will help also with some rain... im not going to lose sleep... was just thinking out loud.
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it was a good thought... seemed like a halfway decent project to stop any water from getting under the slide... I am gonna just order some more darco tape from primetime and just patch it up some..im sure darco tape will stick right over the fraying tape... if i have to do that every month then so be it... Like i said, i have slide topper that sticks out couple inches off each side so that keeps some rain off and plus when slide is open on weekends its parked under a tree... that will help also with some rain... im not going to lose sleep... was just thinking out loud.
Did you see the posts yesterday or the day before about your problem?
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Old 04-23-2015, 02:23 PM   #7
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Did you see the posts yesterday or the day before about your problem?
what post?
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what post?
There was quite a long discussion about the material on the bottom of slide and leaks at the edges, causing the slide bottom to wick up water and rot the floor. Maybe scrolling further down on the threads you'll be able to find it.
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Yeah, im sorry bob, i read all those.. I think my 2670 according to RVGUY was ok. according to him i have the pre enginerred board on mine.. i only have a small strip of darco tape on each side and primetime says its not needed as the bottom and sides of my wood is already waterproof from factory... my dealer told me to just add some gorilla tape over the frayed darco tape if i want, and primetime says to add some more darco tape... but yes, im well aware of the other slide issues.. i dont have the fully darco wrapped slide..not like others... im just trying to decide what will hold up better, even if its every few months, darco tape or gorilla tape..
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yankeeslover, go with the darco tape and re-do as needed.

Fiberglass magnet reminds me of when I was a diamond cutter. We had a standing new guy joke, "Get the diamond magnet ": Funny how many folks fell for that wild goose chase joke
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