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Re: Butyl Tape for mast base?

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Interesting idea to not use any to go around the plate itself. I was just going on Mainesail's post on how to bed hw in the tape.
Butyl will be perfect for this application. No need for any sealant if the directions are followed. Clean parts & deck, bevel, butyl cone, compress slowly, clean up....
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Re: Butyl Tape for mast base?

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Butyl will be perfect for this application. No need for any sealant if the directions are followed. Clean parts & deck, bevel, butyl cone, compress slowly, clean up....
And there it is straight from the man himself! Thanks Maine, your articles are becoming like our textbooks around here. Us peeps doing this stuff for the first time owe you big for all your contributions.
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