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Old 18-10-2010, 19:02   #1
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Beneteau Dead Lights Replacement

I am replacing the deadlights on my 1984 beneteau first 456. I have read a lot of information regarding sealants etc. When I removed the acrylic it was glued with some sort of double tape to the fiberglass. This double tape was extremely strong, the acrylic came out in several pieces due to the strength of the tape. Any idea what beneteau used in the 80's to seal the deadlights. If it lasted this long I want to use that same exact product.
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Old 18-10-2010, 23:12   #2
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What are deadlights?
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Old 18-10-2010, 23:15   #3
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Non-opening (dead) holes in the hull to let light in. Or give the exterior of the hull that 'modern' designer look.
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Non opening

Yes, the long (sometimes) acrilyc windows that a lot of sailboats have. They are non opening but provide some ilumination to the interior.
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I am replacing the deadlights on my 1984 beneteau first 456. I have read a lot of information regarding sealants etc. When I removed the acrylic it was glued with some sort of double tape to the fiberglass. This double tape was extremely strong, the acrylic came out in several pieces due to the strength of the tape. Any idea what beneteau used in the 80's to seal the deadlights. If it lasted this long I want to use that same exact product.

For help/information, contact Ward Richardson or Todd in Customer Service at BeneteauUSA at 843-629-5300.
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