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Old 03-31-2009, 05:59 AM   #1
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Question seam sealant

Going to go over all the seams on the TT, Is the pro-cell that camping world sells the best, or is the flexable siding caulk at the home store going to work? Not against ordering, but I have some of the white siding sealant!
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Old 03-31-2009, 06:42 AM   #2
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According to most people you should never use silicone sealant on the RV. I agree with them. I use Dicor self leveling sealant for the roof and Dicor non-sag sealant for any vertical surfaces. ProflexRV is a good sealant as well. When recaulking windows the window should be removed and the butyl tape should be replaced. This is the only way to ensure a watertight seal. The same goes for storage doors.
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Old 03-31-2009, 09:41 AM   #3
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I agree with Bama Rambler. I keep one tube of Dicor self leveling for the roof and one non-sag for every thing else.
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:08 AM   #4
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I have only used Dicor as well, usually keep a tube of it and a caulking gun with me on the road, just in case...
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:12 AM   #5
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For Roof - Dicor brand Self-Leveling Roof Sealant.

Vertical Surfaces - Geocel 2300 MHRV Vehicle Body Sealant . (this is what FR uses during assembly)
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:37 AM   #6
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Never heard of Geocel 2300. Will have to check into.
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:57 AM   #7
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Geocel Home Page

Geocel 2300 MHRV is sold to the public under the name Proflex RV.

Look for this product at most Ace, Do-It Best, Trustworthy Hardware, Sentry Hardware, Menards, & Camping World.

A word from Geocel Customer Support:
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You do not have to tear out any of the old for the uncured will stick to
the cured beads .
I don't know. I'd at least try to remove as much old sealant as possible before applying new.





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Old 03-31-2009, 12:17 PM   #8
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I was planing on cutting the dried butyl and running a small bead along the seams like i've seen done with other TT's. The local dealer actually was going to do this to a last years model I was looking at.
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Old 03-31-2009, 02:39 PM   #9
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Geocel Home Page

Geocel 2300 MHRV is sold to the public under the name Proflex RV.

Look for this product at most Ace, Do-It Best, Trustworthy Hardware, Sentry Hardware, Menards, & Camping World.

A word from Geocel Customer Support:

I don't know. I'd at least try to remove as much old sealant as possible before applying new.





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Thanks for the link. I've been looking for a good sealant for my windshield. I have a small area that opened where the sealant comes in contact with the rubber around the windshield. I couldn't find anything that would continue to stick to it, even the stuff used by the dealership popped loose. I plan to use a cleaner on the rubber and then the new sealant. I'm glad it comes in black as well. Thanks again, Charlie

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Milzat,
Do you know if that white or brilliant white that FR uses?
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