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They ALL Leak, At Some Point.... Right?

Posted 12-29-2018 at 11:27 AM by GMFL
Updated 12-31-2018 at 07:36 PM by GMFL

OK so I developed a very small leak in one of the curved panoramic windows in the front of my 2014 23D. I noticed it when washing the trailer. There was a small amount of water in the front window seal behind the curtain. We have never had a problem with their trailer leaking during any of the monsoon rain storms that we’ve camped in this leak was only noticed when I had the rock guards off the windows and was spraying the window with a jet nozzle for the water hose after drying everything up and allowing it to dry for a day or so I decided Captain Trolleys would be my solution.
Captain Trolley’s is very thin and works off the principle of capillary pull. This sealant that works great in tight spaces working its way down into the crack and filling in all the voids. I applied around the window glass between the aluminum frame and glass window. It wicks it’s way in to the smallest of cracks and cures to a flexible seal. This was the first time I had ever used this product and I’ll have to say, “I’m impressed!”
The sealant is a milky white color so I was able to see from the inside of the window how it was wicking it’s way into the window. “WOW”. This looks like every Airstream owner should take a look at this potential leak point (between frame and glass) because even though my window would only leak with pressure from the water hose, it was worse than I thought.
Needless to say I sealed all of my windows with this before I was done.

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