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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:22 am 
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I am making my 1st Mod on my 2016 PA 14. I have placed a ‘3-way hull plug’ into the anterior transom area on the Yak, to run a transom mounted Humminbird transducer.

I need to use a little sealant around the plug, as it isn’t a truly flush fit.
This is of course above the waterline, top of kayak.

Do most people use the brand, ‘Marine Goop’ for this? Doesn’t say that it sticks to plastic.
I have some JB Weld available as well.

Thanks!


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:54 pm 
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60 views, and nobody has used a sealant on their Hobie?
OK, I guess I’ll take the plunge with the JB Weld I have.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:51 pm 
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For light duty sealing I like silicone calk (no pressure or tension on the point of contact). Easy to use and easy to remove if necessary. 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:54 pm 
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Thanks Roadrunner, I hadn’t heard from anyone so I just picked a tube of marine grade-Goop.
I was installing a transom H-rail mounted Humminbird transducer, and I wanted to seal the edges of the Hobie Thru Hull plug. Goop worked just fine.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:57 am 
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Sounds like a good solution! 8)


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:19 am 
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Looking for a good siliconized sealant AND adhesive I would recommend Lexel (available at Lowes). It's super sticky/tacky and when you form a bead, don't touch it, just let it be. It will take 1 hour to skin over and 48 hours until service is available and 7 days to fully cure. Look at 51 seconds into this video (guys installing a DIY H-Bar on his Hobie Outback using Lexel):


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