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  1. NYSail

    NYSail

    Joined Jan 6, 2006
    1,870 posts, 126 likes
    Beneteau 423
    US Mt. Sinai, NY


  2. Misfits

    Misfits

    Joined Apr 14, 2009
    578 posts, 47 likes
    Sabre 28
    US NH
    I coated the inside of my propulsion battery bank box with it. So far it's held up fine.
     


  3. rgranger

    rgranger

    Joined Jan 19, 2010
    5,617 posts, 1,267 likes
    Hunter 26
    US Smith Mountain Lake
    I have not used that but I have used "Goop" with great results. You can create a "dam" with masking tape and then pore it in. It takes a few days to fully set up but when it does it is a very hard and durable rubber.
     


  4. JamesG161

    JamesG161

    Joined Feb 14, 2014
    3,318 posts, 1,098 likes
    Hunter 430
    US Waveland, MS
    I have, but not for sailing.
    Successful use as a exterior "pan" under ceramic tile. Prevents leaks, but is it UV sensitive.

    BTW all rubber is UV sensitive and increase in Durometer or hardness on long term exposure.
    Jim...
     


  5. NYSail

    NYSail

    Joined Jan 6, 2006
    1,870 posts, 126 likes
    Beneteau 423
    US Mt. Sinai, NY
    They have a product to put over this if it is going to be in the sun to protect from sun.
     


  6. Project_Mayhem

    Project_Mayhem

    Joined Sep 24, 2018
    83 posts, 20 likes
    O'Day 25
    US Waukegan
    I used the spray on stuff thats found at home depot and it didnt hold up to an oil/glycol mix very well. Goop/E6000 is great stuff. It dries up very hard and like rgranger said, it is very tough. Does anyone know how it holds up to UV?
     


  7. rgranger

    rgranger

    Joined Jan 19, 2010
    5,617 posts, 1,267 likes
    Hunter 26
    US Smith Mountain Lake
    I'm almost certain that Goop and Shoe-Goo are the same thing.
     


  8. thinwater

    thinwater

    Joined Mar 26, 2011
    2,134 posts, 465 likes
    Corsair F-24 MK I
    US Deale, MD
    We may underestimate the utility of polyurethane sealants, such as 3M 5200 (hard and expensive) and Locktite PL S30/40 (softer, cheap, bonds better to plastics, comes in black). Countless non-sealant applications.
    I fixed these hiking shoes 5 years ago--still good.
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    I glued a sunbrella patch on these deck shoes 3 years ago.
     


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  9. Project_Mayhem

    Project_Mayhem

    Joined Sep 24, 2018
    83 posts, 20 likes
    O'Day 25
    US Waukegan
    I also believe it's the same. Goop and E6000 are now owned by the same company. Not sure if there's really any difference between the different varieties of these products
     



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