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Old 07-06-2015, 06:16 PM   #31
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Hi: techfan... Seems everything at my local RVTech's shop is 10 bucks. A tube of ProFlex or three black plug/twist fasteners for the fridge vent grille. He had 2 packs. 1 had two and 1 had only one. He said he normally sells them 2 for 7.50 so I said then I'll take both packs for... 10 bucks. Alf
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Old 07-06-2015, 06:27 PM   #32
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Is Proflex what is used to cover exterior screws that secure roof vents etc on ETI's trailers? Also, how do you best remove existing Proflex in order to replace vents etc.? Thanks in advance for your help!
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Old 07-06-2015, 07:08 PM   #33
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Is Proflex what is used to cover exterior screws that secure roof vents etc on ETI's trailers? Also, how do you best remove existing Proflex in order to replace vents etc.? Thanks in advance for your help!
I believe it is. Ugh, removing caulk not easy. That is why I use Proflex over Proflex and don't remove it. I have found some stuff that works but it is not easy. It requires you manually remove as much as possible by mechanical means first e.g. Cutting, scraping. It is called Motsenbocker's Liftoff Silicone Latex Caulk and Foam Sealant Remover. Requires multiple applications and you need to let it sit and work.
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Old 07-06-2015, 07:14 PM   #34
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Guess I have to add Proflex to my list of products that need to be smuggled into California!
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Old 07-06-2015, 07:18 PM   #35
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Just have the US post office do the smuggling and order a Tube online:

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Old 07-06-2015, 07:19 PM   #36
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Is Proflex what is used to cover exterior screws that secure roof vents etc on ETI's trailers? Also, how do you best remove existing Proflex in order to replace vents etc.? Thanks in advance for your help!
Can't say on the Escape, but on my Starcraft you used ProFlex on vertical surfaces and Dicor on horizontals. If you don't get a definitive answer I'd drop ETI an email, they've been good responding.
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Old 07-06-2015, 07:27 PM   #37
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Great idea! USPO doesn't have a clue anyway. My trailer's hopefully new enough that I won't need it for a while.
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Old 07-06-2015, 08:57 PM   #38
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Can't say on the Escape, but on my Starcraft you used ProFlex on vertical surfaces and Dicor on horizontals. If you don't get a definitive answer I'd drop ETI an email, they've been good responding.
Isn't Dicor a self-leveling caulk that is used on lap joints with roofing material? Self leveling wouldn't form those little curly cues that adorn every screw on all my vents. I know that Proflex was used on all the roof joints on my Chalet LTW hard side A-frame where a fiberglass panel was being sealed to an aluminum frame. Still, best to confirm with ETI.
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Old 07-06-2015, 09:21 PM   #39
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Yes it's self leveling, and now that you mention it it may well be used because of the rubber roof.
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Old 07-06-2015, 09:28 PM   #40
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Over the years, I haven't heard of any clear CAULK of any brand that stays CLEAR. Some can get brown and grungy in really short order. I would have been perfectly happy with just the buytl under the window frames and nothing added around.

Hummm, maybe one of those maintenance issues I need to check out on Ten Forward. YARD that caulk off.... YMMV
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