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Old 11-24-2006, 11:36 AM   #15
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What color are the pellets to be. my windows have moisture between them and I would like to remidy this. my trailer is a 76 /31 ft
is this a job too big for a all around handy man.
whay seals do i need to purchase for replacements
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Old 11-24-2006, 12:45 PM   #16
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Those spacers or screws have fallen out of the gasket between the glass and are sitting on the bottom! I can see other ones getting loose and they are about to join the ones already there! Thanks for the info on the desiccant crystals. So i gather if I have no leaks fix the other 100 things that are broke.
Hey, don't mess with the ain't broke yet things.

Work on the other 100 things. When you get through with those, the little things won't ever bother you again.

You might however, check the window gaskets to see if they are the oroiginals. If they are, you will find them hard and cracked. They make good water leakers.

Keep the trailer "water leak free." Door gaskets and especially the sewer vent pipe cover gaskets are leakers too.

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Hey Andy, You mentioned the sewer vent pipe cover gaskets. Is it ok to take them off, clean all gasket material off, buff the pipe and the installation hole and replace all with silicone sealant on the reverse install?
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Old 12-05-2006, 06:32 AM   #18
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Hey Andy, You mentioned the sewer vent pipe cover gaskets. Is it ok to take them off, clean all gasket material off, buff the pipe and the installation hole and replace all with silicone sealant on the reverse install?
Hi jean,
I'm not Andy but I can tell you DO NOT USE SILICONE!!! it does not adhere properly to the aluminum and when (not if) the leaks start back up, you will have a major mess on your hands cleaning the crap off so the proper stuff will stick. Use the proper gasket, screening and Vulkem caulk and you won't go wrong.

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The magic search button and inputting "vent pipe gasket" will reveal much information, including Pick's excellent photos and description at:
http://www.airforums.com/forum...kets-5141.html?
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Thanks Aaron. Will that be VULKEM 116 CAULK that I have read about? Where is the best and nost reasonable place to buy it online? I hope it comes in silver color. Thanks.. Morris
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Put "buy vulkem" into the search facility and you will receive all the information you require, including:
http://www.airforums.com/forum...more-7626.html?
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Help Appreciated

Thanks.. I'm sorta new and just learning my away around. That tip was Very Helpful. Happy Holidays.. Morris (Retired 1SG US Army)
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Morris, we're all learning from each other here, which is the beauty of a forum like this. Enjoy maintaining your Airstream, and before long you'll be helping newcomers on the forum. Best wishes, from Nick.
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