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Old 07-17-2016, 10:49 AM   #1
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Side molding Caulk which product?

It’s time to caulk the side seams as the old caulk has started cracking. I've no idea what product was used before as it was done at the shop. Looking through old post on here and on YouTube for tips the product Sikaflex came up many times. Dicor seems to be a 2-3 year product at best and the Sikaflex is promoted to hold up longer. The job needs non leveling – non sag caulk, any suggestions or recommendations on which Sikaflex product or any other options?



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I use Lexel.

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Caulk

I am getting ready to do the same thing. My original Sea Breeze manual calls out what caulk is used where and the side seams are Silkaflex. I purchased both white and clear Silkaflex at a local Camping World store.
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I am getting ready to do the same thing. My original Sea Breeze manual calls out what caulk is used where and the side seams are Silkaflex. I purchased both white and clear Silkaflex at a local Camping World store.
Thank you, I was going to order but there are several different kinds of Sikaflex and none of them say non leveling-non sag. Do you know which one you used?
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LenJen,
I'll do my best to remember to get the sheet out of my manual and send you a copy. It gives a list of the various caulks used and where they are used.
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Bulb & Caulk Chart

Looks like you get a twofer. This has bulbs and their application listed as well. Not as much information on the caulk as I was thinking. I don't remember which types of the Silkaflex I bought at CW but they only have a couple. If you go into the physical store, they have caulk sorted by application. I am sure they have the same on the website but I am not sure.
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Looks like you get a twofer. This has bulbs and their application listed as well. Not as much information on the caulk as I was thinking. I don't remember which types of the Silkaflex I bought at CW but they only have a couple. If you go into the physical store, they have caulk sorted by application. I am sure they have the same on the website but I am not sure.
Thank you so much. YouTube has a video with a guy using the Sikaflex 1A which has a 35 degree flex. Still reviewing because I don't want to do this again anytime soon.
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I use GE 100% silicone around appliances and on general trim (not on a rubber roof). It holds up very well and you can purchase it at most hardware stores.
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I have used Sikaflex 505UV for vertical RV caulking.

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I have used Sikaflex 505UV for vertical RV caulking.

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