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cheap but effective silicone

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  1. lizardking

    lizardking IT IS STILL ALL BENS FAULT

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    Hi all i have been scouring for cheaper but effective ways of doing our christmas light displays so we can buy more blinky i have found at bunnings NEUTRAL CURE UV resistant silicone to help weather proof any wires and wiring joints.
    You need neutral cure silicone to stop corrosion on any copper contacts or electrical components any acetic silicone will cause a corrosion problem and will shorten the life span of your components .
    Here is what i have found
    http://www.bunnings.com.au/parfix-300g-clear-all-purpose-silicone_p1232674
    and this one also
    http://www.bunnings.com.au/parfix-300g-clear-roof-gutter-and-concrete-silicone_p1232658
    the second one can be bought in a 3 pack for $12 just have to look for it
    Hope this helps keep the price of incidentals down


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    bbayjohn Senior Elf

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    Great price. I have to go to Bunnings tomorrow, might pick some up.
     
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    SmartAlecLights Im a SmartAlec what can i say! Community Project Designer

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    kevr Full Time Elf

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    Lucky you're not in NZ - Parfix Roof & Gutter Sealant 300g Clear $10.29
     
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    scamper Senior Elf

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    Masters also do a cheap range which works well.
    There are many different brands and types of silicones that range from $3 a tube to $30 a tube.
    Usually you have to look hard for the cheaper ones as the manufacturer pays for the best spot on the shelf so the cheaper ones get low priority.
     

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