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Old 10-16-2015, 07:24 AM   #411
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Jxoco, yes, well nuts will work. There is an inch of space between the fiberglass reinforcement cap and the thin ceiling. The insulation and vinyl headliner are attached to the underside of the ceiling. I don't know if there is a space under the rear part of the roof aft of the reinforcement cap. Speaking from perspective of a 2010 trailer.
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Old 10-16-2015, 11:38 AM   #412
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Donna, Donna: Although Diet Coke has a high quantity of salt, that does NOT make it appropriate to use as a nose rinse.

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Old 10-17-2015, 09:30 AM   #413
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Donna, Donna: Although Diet Coke has a high quantity of salt, that does NOT make it appropriate to use as a nose rinse.

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Old 10-31-2015, 08:50 AM   #414
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Source of small quantity of Geocell Pro Flex or other for solar panel fix? I was waxing the top of my 19' Escape completed on 1/2/2014 and was very pleased with the condition of all areas where items are secured to our roof. The solar panel installation looked very secure. I do have a 10 oz. container of the Pro Flex but figure that I only need about a thimble full for the fix. Is there something else I can use where I won't waste a whole tube?
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I'd also love to find a source for small tubes. When I use a small amount from the standard caulking gun tube, I use my air compressor to blow the material back out of the plastic dispenser portion of the tube, then seal the end with gaffers tape. Eventually, this fails, and I cut the tube and use a putty knife to dig out & apply the stuff. Clean up with acetone. I still rarely use more than half a tube before it becomes unusable...
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They have it in quart cans on Amazon that would reseal without drying out. Reviews look good on it and mention getting the can because the tubes dry out.
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Pro flex tubes

I blow the tapered nozzle back also, then I run a small sheet metal screw into the opening and seal with 33 plus black electrical tape. Works pretty good. I seem to be able to get a full season of touch ups out of a ten dollar tube. I'd like to see smaller squeeze tubes too but doubt the manufacturers are interested in making life more satisfying for old geezers who hate waste. Where's my congressman when I need him.
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Old 10-31-2015, 12:56 PM   #418
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When I use a small amount from the standard caulking gun tube, I use my air compressor to blow the material back out of the plastic dispenser portion of the tube,
Man, the things I learn on this forum. Never heard of that before. I usually tape up the end and hope that I need to use it again before it hardens up.

Some times I can take a sharp screw and thread it in the plug and pull it out while squeezing hard and hoping that I don't end up with a face full of goop and sometimes the nozzle just gets shorter. Yup, have done the cut it open and salvage what I could routine also.

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Source of small quantity of Geocell Pro Flex or other for solar panel fix? I was waxing the top of my 19' Escape completed on 1/2/2014 and was very pleased with the condition of all areas where items are secured to our roof. The solar panel installation looked very secure. I do have a 10 oz. container of the Pro Flex but figure that I only need about a thimble full for the fix. Is there something else I can use where I won't waste a whole tube?
Did you install the cable tethers rather than the brackets ?
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Old 10-31-2015, 09:21 PM   #420
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My "solar fix" came with the cable tethers. I'll install them when I get a chance, but feel comfortable with the condition of the solar as connected to the roof right now. The seal seems quite secure.
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