For good long term service
free turtle hatch
Give the 5200 a miss and use fixtech:
Like everyone has said.....
Once you have got the turtle dry fitted:
1. Mark around the hatch
using a pencil
2. Remove hatch, apply masking tape up to and including 1 inch from the pencil mark
3. Over lap the pencil marks
4. Dry fit the hatch
5. Use a stanly knife to score the tape, remove hatch and remove the tape from the overlapped side...perfect field for fixtech to seat.
6. Apply bead of fixtech to area to be sealed making sure you go around all the holes
7. Tape the 1st quarter of the threads of the bolts
8. Carefully fit hatch
9. IMPORTANT....tighten bolts to where the sealant
only slightly oozes from under the hatch
10. After an hour remove the masking tape from arrondissement the hatch....perfect clean seal....no cleaning
11. After the cure time....I usually give it 24 hrs....tighten the nuts and bolts....
This procedure has worked for all of my deck
fittings....even used a proper fire hose to try and get it to leak....no leaks
to date and once I decide to sail around the world ( long term goal), the sealant
is Lloyds registered.
Hope I've been able to help here.