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Old 15-07-2016, 09:37   #16
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Re: Trim for smaller replacement portlights

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i don't recommend glue as if you need to remove the trim for any reason it is a hassle there are sealers u can use 3m 5200/5300 or silicone screws work well ...also the abs has different finishes for different looks. A little sandpaper can help to smooth the edge if you do not get a smooth cut.
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It depends on what you are doing with it. I used it to cover a full side section like you would with teak veneer. In this case a glue is the choice. 5200 is a very mean glue and a messy over kill for these panels.
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Re: Trim for smaller replacement portlights

I spent 43,000 hours over twenty-four years building movie sets, mostly on location and the rule is that if you can"t hide it, feature it. All kinds of elegant treatments can be done - have fun with it!
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Re: Trim for smaller replacement portlights

White electrical tape, 1 inch wide works well for purely cosmetic trim. Works well for years even if regularly wet.

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