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Old 06-13-2015, 03:34 PM   #1
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skylight has a small crack

have a Shamrock m233 unit with a skylight in the bathroom. discovered a small crack in the outer unit (unit on the roof) where the flange transitions into the bubble. What would be a good caulk to seal this up?
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Old 06-13-2015, 03:38 PM   #2
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For a temporary fix I'd use this.

EternaBond RoofSeal WHITE Repair Tape, 4 in. x 50 ft. Roll

Long term order a new skylight.
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FYI I found a small roll on the Walmart website of Externabond was a lot cheaper than the larger rolls if you only need a little.
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Old 06-15-2015, 08:20 AM   #4
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^^ wal mart has a small repair kit in with the camping stuff. I picked one up just to have


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Old 06-15-2015, 02:14 PM   #5
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For a temporary fix I'd use this.

EternaBond RoofSeal WHITE Repair Tape, 4 in. x 50 ft. Roll

Long term order a new skylight.
Stop drill the crack first... 1/8 in from where you see it end... to prevent it from cracking further. Best fix is to replace it
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Old 06-15-2015, 02:58 PM   #6
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There was a recall on some of these, mine was replaced in the recall and replaced again in Goshen last year it is ok so far.
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About that crack...
I did not fix soon enough or well enough so I got a new roof, wow did that cost.I did learn lesson do it right the first time its a lot cheaper.
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Here is my adventure in changing the shower skylight bubble. I wrote it up as a tutorial.

I liked my supplier and the quality of the new tinted bubble, also the fact it CAME WITH the proper sealant.

D-I-Y Shower Skylight Bubble Change
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Stop drill the crack first... 1/8 in from where you see it end... to prevent it from cracking further. Best fix is to replace it
I second the suggestion. Stop drill with a 1/16" bit at the tip of the crack. 1/8" will work but is overkill. You can fill the hole with superglue gel.
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I second the suggestion. Stop drill with a 1/16" bit at the tip of the crack. 1/8" will work but is overkill. You can fill the hole with superglue gel.
My fault that I neglected to state what size drill bit to use... Yes 1/8 would be overkill... Should have stated "use #40 plexiglass (or equivalent) drill bit 1/8 in from the crack progression..."

I was always a believer that "Size does matter!" (Sorry, couldn't help myself)
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