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  sealer for fiberglass
  Posted by: dc9mm on Jan-15-13 5:28 PM (EST)
   Category: Kayaks 

-- Last Updated: Jan-15-13 5:29 PM EST --

Installing a electric bilge pump on my NDK Greenlander Pro kayak. Installing battery box (pelican 1030) inside day hatch. So I will be drilling a whole through the rear bulkhead to run the two wires 16 gauge to the pump and Reed magnetic switch. I have used in the past to glue foam into kayak with Goop from local Home Depot. I want to seal whole around wires and was thinking the Goop would work ok. Unless someone has better idea.I do want to be able to remove the sealer incase I ever need to replace the wires.

Oh the pump install is basicly off
and also here

Iam not using a relay just a larger magnetic Reed switch so only two wires through bulkhead.Useing Lipo battery since I have them from flying RC planes.Much lighter and powerful than any other battery type. Figure whole setup wont ad more than about 4 pounds if that.
After reading Deep Trouble book I realized only time I will fail to roll and need to self rescue would be in the very worst conditons were taking hands off paddle wouldnt work so electric is best way to go.

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  If it was me, I would use Lexel
  Posted by: Jackl on Jan-15-13 6:12 PM (EST)
I use that to seal bulkheads, etc.
It works great.

Jack L
  Nothing or rubber firewall type grommet
  Posted by: onnopaddle on Jan-15-13 6:52 PM (EST)
My .02. Let that back zone breathe a bit and not set up a sort of pressurized moist micro-climate that will go after electronics faster.


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