Longlasting varnish comes down to proper prep, including any joint repairs, and if raw teak, sealing the teak. Good sealers include catyalized...
Double check that strut also..I've witnessed a persistent wobble that was finally solved by remounting the strut and the strut showed no exterior...
Siren works and is simple
What kind of wood are you looking to finish?
Fishermans Wharf has a big dock and a big nozzle and cheaper fuel. Call them for hours as I know the Port is doing some work around there
P.M. me, I have some info
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Which part of the Bay Area is the boat sitting?
SeaMar in Seattle has a Greg Hilborn working that knows Hynautic.
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Bingo! If the wrong fluid has been added, the double pilot check valves will corrode and eventually restrict fluid movement, then seize. Have...
Well stated OB, the good fight must continue until we achieve success, which will land us back to the way of life each strives for.
Any idea what the product name is for the troweled down insulation?
to the edge of sanity?
Penetrol for oil based paints/varnishes will improve dull gelcoat
Capt. J has a good eye and his conclusion comes with experience. Tight joint + flexing boat + expansion and contraction is too much. The varnish...
Sawing with the right saw is one solution, I have seen a shipwright create these joints with chisels. The results looked like laser cuts!
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I have only used Smiths Clear Penetrating Epoxy for this repair, following the steps outlined above. This product is also sold under the "Rot...
Expansion, contraction, age, and the biggest culprit, Moisture! If you are able to keep moisture from under your finish, you are good....