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I have my mast down (aluminum) and would like to clean it. Any suggestions for a good product to use?
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Is the mast painted? In that case I use kerosene.
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There is an article on mast refurbishment in the Jan 05 issue of "Good Old Boat". They recommend sanding with aluminum oxide sand paper.
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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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