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KEEPING WATER OUT OF ILLUMINATED DOOR HANDLE
Recently someone desribed a method they used to channel out rain water that gets into the handle.  I can't seem to locate that particular response.  So if that person would respond, I'd be most grateful.  Of course, other techniques  escecially...

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  • Last Edit: May 10, 2010, 11:54:16 pm by George Stoltz

Re: KEEPING WATR OUT OF ILLUMINATED DOOR HANDLE
Reply #1
George,

Here is what I do, seems to work but YMMV

I add a little sealant between the metal holders and the gaskets, just a very thin coat to help with the seal.  I actually loosen the holder and apply the sealant right to the rubber gasket and then...

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Re: KEEPING WATER OUT OF ILLUMINATED DOOR HANDLE
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Steve,

I think the idea of removing a very small piece of the gasket is BRILLIANT!
I also like the use of a very thin application of sealant.  I will do both.  And I will apply a thin bead around the Lucite handle where it enters the metal bracket.


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