What confuses me is why there's even a back and forth on this. Get out your ratcheting pipe and tubing cutter, snip out the bad section, push a sharkbite in it's place.
Hole gone, problem fixed, no beating around the bush.
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The as seen on tv product you are probably thinking of is MIGHTY TAPE.
It's a stretchy silicone tape that sticks to itself.
I can verify that it works on non-pressurized applications for sure. In fixing my house kitchen sink drain I must have disturbed the brass/PVC interface, and it leaked.
The leak is in a nearly inaccessible area and I needed a RIGHT NOW solution. I wrapped the area with the mighty tape and it hasn't leaked a drop in over a year.
2002 Chevy 3500 DRW 8.1L/Allison
2000 Palomino B1500
...and the reason why I need a DRW to haul a Palomino:
2004 United 7x14 tandem axle enclosed toy trailer
2011 PJ 8x20 7-ton deckover equipment trailer
Joe, have you ever tried to deal with shipping, Mexican customs or the postal service in Mexico? I would guess not.
No, I can say I haven't and can be guaranteed I never will. I usually deal more in customs issues when I import things from Canada and Japan.
Perhaps your experiences will end up a good educational lesson for all our members here to remember to bring a full assortment of replacement parts with them for all their RV's systems when traveling south of the border.