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Old 04-18-2012, 09:10 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by jeffnick View Post
5200 is considered permanent...and that's why I like/use it. When I install an underwater (or deck) fitting I want to permanently keep the water out, not just a temporary seal. I'll worry about what it takes to undo the permanentness if/when the time comes.
Consider what you want...5200 is an adhesive sealant...if you don't need an adhesive...big deal.

You don't HAVE to use an adhesive to keep water out...long before sealant/adhesives like 5200, caulk kept water out of boats just fine.
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