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Old 02-08-2007
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If the toerail is only cosmetic...then screwing into the fiberglass toerail is probably going to work fairly well. I would still bed it like hardware and countersink the holes. Last thing you want is a row of drips all along the side of the boat.

Sailingfool- Polysulfide-based sealants are probably the best choice for using with teak. The teak should probably still be wiped down with some sort of solvent prior to applying or bedding it in the polysulfide sealant, to reduce/minimize the surface oil at the time of installation.
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