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pelagia 12-15-2001 10:03 AM

screwing things onto the mast
 
hi, i just bought a windex to attach to masthead come springtime. I''e always heard to insulate to s.s. screws from the aluminum mast. what product works for this?
thanks all

kimberlite 12-15-2001 03:58 PM

screwing things onto the mast
 
both i and practical sailor swear by Duralac.
eric

Snap 12-17-2001 04:32 AM

screwing things onto the mast
 
I''ve used Lanocote, comes in spray, tubes or tubs, to bed SS fittings to aluminum. After 6 years the SS screws back out of the threaded aluminum with ease. I also coated the backs of any SS plates that I mounted to the mast/boom with Lanocote and haven''t had any signs of corrosion so far.

Snap

lindenberg22 01-09-2002 08:38 PM

screwing things onto the mast
 
Where can I buy Duralac?


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