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lgsailor19 04-21-2005 04:33 AM

mast cleaner
I have my mast down (aluminum) and would like to clean it. Any suggestions for a good product to use?

fer@fer 04-22-2005 08:28 AM

mast cleaner
Is the mast painted? In that case I use kerosene.

drwill 04-30-2005 07:25 AM

mast cleaner
There is an article on mast refurbishment in the Jan 05 issue of "Good Old Boat". They recommend sanding with aluminum oxide sand paper.

OCJoe 04-30-2005 03:39 PM

mast cleaner
I used a fine 220 or higher sand paper then did a coat of wax on it. Can''t tell you how it will hold up as I just did this a month ago.

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