What do you use to seal around molding screws etc.

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  1. Dana67Dart

    Dana67Dart Like a fine wine, only getting better with age! FABO Gold Member

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    I'm preparing to reinstall some trim and realize I don't have any of the flexable plumbing putty like material to water seal the screws and nuts etc. In a pinch I have used plumbers putty knowing it is going to dry out quickly.

    What do you all use?
     
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    70Duster440 Well-Known Member

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    A little ball of 3M strip caulk. I’ve had a package of it for years.
     
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    Strip caulk also known as dum dum.
     
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    Syleng1 Karma is real and Life is short... FABO Gold Member

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    Agree. Strip caulk from 3-m.
     
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    toolmanmike FABO Staff Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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    Wheel opening screws were dipped in wax.
     
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      Dicer Diceman FABO Gold Member

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      What I used on my windshield clip screws, clear silicon. Small dab, it's clear, it's not brittle when it dries, easy to remove and clean up.
       
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      • TrailBeast

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        Literally every RV deal will have rolls of the putty strip caulking.
        That's what I use.
        Looks like this when you buy it, and it's very inexpensive.

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          The same stuff as for installing windshields. Black butyl strip caulk.
           
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          Thanks all. Anyone have a 3M part number for white? I googled and can only find black, which will work but...
           
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