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  1. #1
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    Angry New Seadek pad coming up

    I installed a new Seadek pad in July and today I noticed that it is coming up in the letter already. I definitely prepped and installed it correctly and of course adhesion is not covered. So my question is how do get adhesive under the center of the pad and what adhesive do I use?
    2007 Moomba Outback V

  2. #2
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    Are you sure it is coming up OR is the two parts seperating? I had one that started to seperate creating a bubble. Took pictures, contacted SeaDek and it was warranty replaced.

  3. #3
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    Default New Seadek pad coming up

    And are you sure it isn't an air bubble between the platform and the pad?

  4. #4
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    if its an air bubble, just insert some type of syringe device to remove the air, also if it is separating from the platform use the technique to add adhesive.
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    Joe V
    2012 Möbius XLV~ Loaded & Exiled
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  5. #5
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    When I installed it followed the instructions carefully. I noticed this past weekend that the top of the "A" in Moomba was coming up.Now that the boat has been out of water and dried out I was able to press the back down. Which when I installed it I was sure to really set the letters. I only had 3 air bubbles on the right side of the platform, which I followed the DIY video for removing them. It make me wondering if the 2 layers aren't separating because it feels like I have few air bubbles all over the pad now.
    2007 Moomba Outback V

  6. #6
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    It sounds like you have air bubbles. I had mine installed by a shop and after putting it in the water I noticed the letters were raised in some areas. It bugged me but when I got home I just used a pin and pressed them back down all is good now.
    Boat: 2000 Moomba Outback - first boat a work in progress
    2008 Moomba LSV - Exiles & Wetsounds, more mods to come
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