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Old 29-12-2012, 16:11   #1
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Fixing Aluminum Sailtrack to Fiberglass ....

I am thinking of fixing some powder coated aluminum sail track over my windows to fit canvas covers keeping the rain out.
I hate drilling holes in my boat so I thought if I glue it with Sikaflex 291 that should do the trick. Somebody told me to use epoxy glue. That sounds a bit very permanent to me but is he right?
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Old 29-12-2012, 16:25   #2
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Re: Fixing Aluminum Sailtrack to Fiberglass ....

Sikaflex 292 has better properties as adhesive than Sikaflex 291. I'd suggest 292 instead of 291.

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I am thinking of fixing some powder coated aluminum sail track over my windows to fit canvas covers keeping the rain out.
I hate drilling holes in my boat so I thought if I glue it with Sikaflex 291 that should do the trick. Somebody told me to use epoxy glue. That sounds a bit very permanent to me but is he right?
Any suggestions?
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As an aside , why is the rain coming it your windows. Are they leaking ?

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Old 29-12-2012, 17:17   #4
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As an aside , why is the rain coming it your windows. Are they leaking ?

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It is very hot and humid here in Queensland right now and you can't sleep with the windows shut. But this time in the year it rains a lot too so I thought if we had awnings over the windows we can leave them open.
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