Flex seal liquid

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  1. crazymama30

    crazymama30 Active Member

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    Has anyone used this? I have a little leak at both the front and back of the pup, and I was hoping to just pour some of this on real thick and hopefully seal the problem. Anyone have any thoughts?
     
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    Pick up a tube of X Trm or Dicor. Flex seal might have a place, but not on a pup roof
     
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    Go with the Dicor. Flex seal seems to turn brittle with sun exposure.
     
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    Dicor is great, but I was looking for something to cover the entire roof with, I already sealed the seams.
     
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    From the things I have been hearing about Flex Seal, it would be a mistake to use it in any camper maintenance application. It may work great at first, but it weathers quickly and will start causing problems in a year or so (looks horrible and starts to fail). Then you have even more problems when you have to remove it to apply the proper fix.
     
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    Raycfe Waterford Ct.

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    Sorry I am not a flex seal fan ....... for anything.
     
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    There have been quite a few who have done Grizzly Grip or the like to coat the entire roof. Same as, or similar to, bed liner products, made for the outdoors and has a much longer track record.
     
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    It just dawned on me that this can also describe my first marriage!
     
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    So grizzly grip is a better product?
     
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    Grizzly grip is MUCH better, especially when covering large areas.
     
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    Yes. That's the stuff.
     
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    I have a Flex Seal project on my dad's motorhome seam. Full width seam at rear of coach was letting water in small adhesive failures over time. I should get some 2nd year pics for you folks... I'm still on the fence but he told me to do it! I'm off the hook.
     
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    I would be curious to see how it looks. I think I will go with grizzly grip, both products are expensive but less expensive than water damage!
     
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    When the snow stops and I can pull his cover, I will let you know!
     
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    I bottomed out 2 years ago, ripped my holding tank valve almost clear off where it comes out of black tank. , about 3/4 way around. I piece it back together to line up the cracks as best I could, did 2 applications of MEK then 2 applications if black flex seal liquid. granted the repair is under the camper, not exposed to the hot sun, but 2 years later still holding up strong
     
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    Where do I find directions/recommendations on how to go about this? The website also shows "Prep solvent", "Water Base Sealer" and "Aerospace Primer". do I need all of these? Also, would you recommend course or fine? The only directions on the website are for fiberglass campers - mine is aluminum but they don't mention the solvent, sealer or primer at all.
     
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    If you look at the grizzly grip web site for bed liners, you will find application instructions. Basically it is this:
    1.Remove anything you don't want covered and all the old finish
    2.Wipe with acetone (careful it's flammable)
    3.Sand with 220 grit sandpaper and rewipe with acetone. Let the acetone air dry.
    4.Apply the mixed grizzly grip with a roller.
    5.Fine gives you a smoother surface, course is more forgiving (your choice)
    Note: Wear a mask and gloves during the whole process.
    You can plan on however many days it takes you to prep the surface then, a solid day to apply the grizzly grip.

    Good luck. Steve
     
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