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Old 02-25-2014
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Re: Remove Varnish from Teak Caulk

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Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
I have varnish on my coaming, but it doesn't cover separate media with different expansion rates along the same coating. It's not a good idea to use varnish over teak and caulk alike.
FWIW, I agree totally.

If it were my boat, I'd be leaving it bare.. as it was most likely intended to be.. but to each their own.
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