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Posted By ukrbyk

You need to: 1. grind ALL rust out 2. sand...

You need to:
1. grind ALL rust out
2. sand with sand paper, 800>1200
3. buy Marine jelly and treat bare metal you have now with it.
4.bondo
5. sand down to smooth surface, 1200>2000
6. prime...
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Posted By Marq1

If installed correctly Bondo is fantastic stuff...

If installed correctly Bondo is fantastic stuff and will last as long as the base metal.

Metal has to be clean, no rusty crap, solid and cant flex. Much better at filling dents/depressions than...
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Posted By marksr

Those doors are filled with stryofoam so in a...

Those doors are filled with stryofoam so in a sense it would have something to support the bondo ..... but I'd expect that type of fix to just be temporary.
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Posted By XSleeper

Protectowrap and other flashing tapes are...

Protectowrap and other flashing tapes are supposed to be rolled with a j roller to create enough of a bond for it to stick better. And surfaces must be clean which is often difficult. And it's not...
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Posted By Pilot Dane

You can try heating the tar side of the tape with...

You can try heating the tar side of the tape with a heat gun or torch and stick it back down.
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Posted By Pilot Dane

I would replace it with new. You must stick for...

I would replace it with new. You must stick for water protection. If it's not securely stuck water can just run behind it making it useless. When applying make sure the surface is clean.
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Posted By Shadeladie

I'm thinking a double sided sticky tape, the...

I'm thinking a double sided sticky tape, the width of the part of the window it's sticking to.
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Posted By Marq1

This is the butyl tape for sealing the nailing...

This is the butyl tape for sealing the nailing flanges?

It usually sticks pretty good, I would just replace, has it been in the sun too long!
07-30-20, 12:07 PM
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Posted By XSleeper

Yep, just like the top fin of the window should...

Yep, just like the top fin of the window should be. You slit the corners at a 45 just enough to slip it in, then tape the slit.
07-30-20, 10:13 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

I would put it over the trim. The window already...

I would put it over the trim. The window already has a flange.
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Posted By XSleeper

True. Do what you like then. Don't expect to...

True. Do what you like then. Don't expect to ever unscrew them.
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Posted By XSleeper

If you want to do that, use j-bolts Instead. Put...

If you want to do that, use j-bolts Instead. Put the washer and nut on after its had some time to cure... about 7-10 days.
06-29-20, 10:31 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

They surely have 1/4" osb.

They surely have 1/4" osb.
06-29-20, 09:36 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

1/4" or 3/8" cdx. Your wall sheathing is...

1/4" or 3/8" cdx. Your wall sheathing is probably cdx. You should be covering it with a WRB so either way it shouldnt ever get wet.
06-29-20, 06:00 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

I would probably check it with a string line from...

I would probably check it with a string line from end to end (keep it away from the house on each end and measure back) to see if there is something you can easily correct. If its that way all the...
06-04-20, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Marq1

I always try to get the sill raised up a few...

I always try to get the sill raised up a few inches, either with the foundation wall, or like for my shed I'm building a 1x6 solid block arcross the openingl. That way the door/sill will never be...
06-04-20, 03:00 PM
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Posted By XSleeper

Well, be sure you practice on a few scraps first.

Well, be sure you practice on a few scraps first.
06-04-20, 01:50 PM
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Posted By marksr

..... and if the finished mortise ends up being a...

..... and if the finished mortise ends up being a little too wide/long it's no big deal to fill in around the hinge. Couldn't count the times I've needed to do that.
06-04-20, 01:48 PM
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Posted By XSleeper

Being able to read a tape measure is half the...

Being able to read a tape measure is half the battle. You just need to measure from the top of the door to the top of each hinge, and write that number down. Then transfer those marks to the door...
06-04-20, 06:31 AM
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Posted By marksr

I don't see a need for one on a garage man door...

I don't see a need for one on a garage man door since there is no wood or finished floor IF there is a leak.
06-04-20, 06:26 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

The purpose of a sill pan is to ensure that no...

The purpose of a sill pan is to ensure that no water comes in under the door. There are very few cases where I find them necessary. But if you ever have standing water outside the door, or if...
06-04-20, 04:20 AM
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Posted By Marq1

So what does the door manufacturer recommend?

So what does the door manufacturer recommend?
05-21-20, 04:18 PM
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Posted By XSleeper

Post 2 and 5 told you everything you need to...

Post 2 and 5 told you everything you need to know. If you dont want to do it that's fine, I cant make you. But a PVC 1x8 wont rot and it gets your siding up off the ground 8" so that it is out of the...
05-21-20, 06:29 AM
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Posted By XSleeper

Cement siding isn't impervious to water. It has...

Cement siding isn't impervious to water. It has to be kept a minimum of 2" above concrete.

If for some reason you need to put a flashing against the concrete you could use something like this...
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