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What to do when that fitting doesn't want to let go. The mysterious sealants that hold fittings to your deck needn't deter you from re-bedding. Take a look at the article here. Hint: skip down to #6 to make life easier.      

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DeBond To The Rescue

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DeBond To The Rescue By Tom Neale of BoatUS Occasionally I tell you about a product I've used and really like. Often when you read product reviews they're about product that's been sent in to an editorial office, sat on a shelf until somebody picked it up and read the accompanying marketing material — which was then paraphrased into a short blurb. I don't do it that way. I try it out in the real world with my own hands on one or more of my boats. I have used 3M 5200 many times. I've loved this glue/sealant of eternity...

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Marine Formula™ Best Practices & Uses

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Marine Formula™ Best Practices & Uses

Q: How does Marine Formula™ remove cured 3M™ 5200? A: Polyurethane adhesive/sealants form long interlocking chains of molecules when they come into contact with the surfaces to be bonded together. These molecule chains are what forms the bond with the surface (fibreglass, metal, wood, etc.) Marine Formula™ penetrates into the polyurethane adhesive sealant (such as 3M™ Marine 5200) and, through a chemical process, begins the process of breaking the interlocking molecule chains. When the chains are broken, the adhesive loses its sticking power. Q: I've seen other products that claim they can remove 3M™ 5200. How does Marine Formula™ compare...

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Gear Test: DeBond Corporation Marine Formula

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Gear Test: DeBond Corporation Marine Formula

As seen in SoundingsOnline.com

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