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Old 03-23-2012, 11:05 PM   #15
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Anyone have any tips for sealant removal? I've been spraying mineral spirits on the old nasty stuff(grey sealant of some kind) and letting it soak in for a while I go back and start scraping,once I get the loose sealant off I spray again and repeat. Lots of work!
There has to be an easier way!
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Old 03-24-2012, 02:57 AM   #16
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Personally, I think the Trempro 635 working time is a little long. The stuff tends to get stuff in it before it dries as it is. Other than for installing panels where you need long working times why would you want something that stays tacky for days. Parbond working time is a little too short. So maybe your Trempro 626 is better in 1% of the applications that the average user is going to be using it for. For sealing smaller jobs why do you need something that won't tack up right away? Nothing you have said about the 626 is making me want to use it and nothing I have read ether.

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Old 03-24-2012, 05:04 AM   #17
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Anyone have any tips for sealant removal? I've been spraying mineral spirits on the old nasty stuff(grey sealant of some kind) and letting it soak in for a while I go back and start scraping,once I get the loose sealant off I spray again and repeat. Lots of work!
There has to be an easier way!
I use a heat gun (sparingly) and wooden scrapers. Orange sticks (ask a woman if you don't know) sharpened Popsicle sticks and tongue depressors are my weapons of choice. If you have silicone it is a whole different game.

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For larger areas like the awning I think sikaflex 721 would be your best bet,I understand it is currently used by airstream and is easy (easier) to work with than trempro and will clean up with soap and water. And it is uv resistant

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Old 03-24-2012, 08:15 AM   #20
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I use a heat gun (sparingly) and wooden scrapers. Orange sticks (ask a woman if you don't know) sharpened Popsicle sticks and tongue depressors are my weapons of choice. If you have silicone it is a whole different game.

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I just tried some silicone remover I got from VTS and it works surprisingly well.
I'll try some heat and the wooden scrapers.
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This is why I love Airforums. I thought that Vulkem was Trempro 635. Now I know that Vulkem is Trempro 626. Thanks for the info!
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