- [Amel Yacht Owners] Bow locker seals
Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Bow locker seals
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Hi Kent and Bill. I checked on Ocean Pearl today and all the hatch seals unquestionably have the large hole in the center
On 04 August 2019 at 20:11 "karkauai via Groups.Io" <karkauai@...> wrote:
Here’s the site I was looking at. These are truly half-round with base 1”, height 1/2”(not 1”).
I’ll contact them and Steve’s site to see if I can find 1” x 1” high D profile in neoprene.
USA cell: 828-234-6819
On Aug 3, 2019, at 10:42, CW Bill Rouse < brouse@...
Note that Trim-LOC says it uses EPDM Rubber.
EPDM is related to polyethylene...I assume that this will be similar to polyfoam. The specs state that "compression Rating Recommended 25% compression for the maximum performance." This is where I had a failure with the gasket I previously used. If you notice the weight of the engine room hatch, it will compress the D Gasket to more than 25%, especially if the center hole is large.
Maybe the one that Kent found with a 3/16" hole will be the best.
It will take about 90' to do everything.
CW Bill Rouse
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
On Sat, Aug 3, 2019 at 1:34 PM Stephen Davis < flyboyscd@...
How does this product look using the BT Tape?
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