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Old 28-06-2023, 09:26   #16
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Re: Replacement gasket material for portlight?

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EPDM rubber is UV resistant, suitable for harsh environments, and gasket material comes in various cross sections and hardness. See, for example, this:
EPDM 1/2” round cord is what I used and it has served well for a decade or more, so far. I purchased a hundred foot roll and two friends have replaced all their opening hatch gaskets with it as well. I still have enough to replace mine again, should it ever become necessary.
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Re: Replacement gasket material for portlight?

Thanks again to all, we solved the issue with rubber. Works great.

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