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Old 09-07-2019, 08:09 PM   #21
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Your RV is a 2019 , your caulk should be in good shape . The caulk is to be checked every 6 months as the warranty says . Well I don't think people check that often . Get 2 rolls of 4" by 50 ft . About 100.00 Amazon . The tape is good for 10 year's . It sticks fast and forever . Good luck
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Old 09-07-2019, 08:11 PM   #22
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Pretty easy to tell the difference

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If it's squeezing out it's likely Butyl tape.
Pretty easy to tell the difference between butyl and silicone. Butyl tape stays sticky and gummy forever. Exposed parts are always dirty because every little bit of dust or dirt sticks to it. It flows a little bit.

Silicone is slick, smooth, and clean. Once it's cured, it doesn't flow.
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Old 09-07-2019, 08:13 PM   #23
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Eternabond on the side

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What type of tape are you looking for? Most items on the side of an rv can be sealed with a butyl tape which is available from most home supply stores. If you're talking on the roof, it's best to stick with eternabond. That you can find at rv shops or Amazon.
I used small patches of Eternabond on the side of the trailer to cover the holes left when I removed the awning.
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Old 09-07-2019, 08:14 PM   #24
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The butyl tape is used on the trim and goes between the camper and the window for example or under the trim to seal where the screws go through.

You would not use this tape over anything. In order to use it you need to remove said trim, scrape out the old stuff and put new in.
Use of a heat gun makes this go MUCH FASTER. A light scrub with mineral spirits gets the last traces.
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